Sunday, December 16, 2018

BC gangster Jarrod Bacon out on statutory release

VANCOUVER - B.C. gangster Jarrod Bacon was let out of prison on statutory release this summer in spite of the fact that the parole board and his case managers believe he has more interest in securing his ties to the criminal underworld than changing his ways. (The Province)

Toronto gang leader and rapper sobs after jury convicts him of 1st degree murder

A Toronto gang leader and rapper broke down and cried Wednesday evening after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 revenge shooting death of Neeko Mitchell outside a Rexdale community centre. (Toronto Star)

Five dead in six weeks in Lower Mainland gang war

VANCOUVER - The latest fatal shooting in the Lower Mainland has been linked to the region’s escalating gang activity, bringing the number of victims in the conflict to five in the past six weeks. (The Province)

Six teens arrested after night of violent robberies at stores across city

CALGARY - Six teenage boys face criminal charges connected to a series of violent robberies at multiple stores across the city Tuesday night. (Calgary Herald)
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  • Mob hitman suspected of killing Whitey Bulger

    Fotios “Freddy” Geas is suspected of rubbing out Bulger, 89, on Tuesday morning — hours after the aging mobster was transferred to Hazelton federal penitentiary in West Virginia. (New York Post)

    New Toronto courthouse will increase downtown gang activity: police report

    TORONTO - The new Toronto courthouse under construction downtown will bring an “unprecedented number of violent criminals to a single location” and it will be “extremely difficult” to prevent gang-related violence in the vicinity of the new building, according to a secret Toronto police report. (Toronto Star)

    Outlaw biker club boss charged with murder

    VANCOUVER - A prominent Hells Angels associate who leads the Devils Army support club in Campbell River has been charged with the 2016 murder of a promising MMA fighter and young father. (Vancouver Sun)

    Police across Ontario arrest 15 in human trafficking probe

    North Bay police joined 45 other police services across Ontario to crack a huge case of human trafficking, say the OPP in a news release today. The Greater Sudbury Police Service was also involved. (The Bay Today)
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  • Province-wide blitz leads to 45 charges against 15 people including human trafficking
  • Abbotsford murder victim was brother of slain gang leader

    ABBOTSFORD - The man murdered last night in Abbotsford is the brother of a gang leader who was killed in North Vancouver in December. (Abbotsford News)
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  • Targeted hit in Abbotsford leaves one man dead
  • Hells Angels assassin turned informant makes 2nd attempt at parole

    MONTREAL - At his first Parole Board of Canada hearing in December 2016, Stéphane "Godasse" Gagné recognized the harm he did as a drug dealer and assassin for the Hells Angels, apologizing to the two daughters of the prison guard he killed. (CBC)

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