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More Charges Approved in Riot Investigation

This morning, Crown has approved 26 more charges against eight suspected rioters, bringing the total to 103 charges against 38 people.

Charged are:

Eric Palmer
26 year old Surrey resident
Court file # 223522-1-V 
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

Duncan Yee
20 year old Surrey resident
Court file # 223524-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • disguise with intent
  • break and enter

Sean Yates
22 year old Burnaby resident
Court file # 223526-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • assaulting a police officer

Joshua Pharand
19 year old Chilliwack resident
Court file # 223528-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • mischief (two counts)

Samia Ahmed
18 year old Surrey resident
Court file # 223523-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter (two counts)

Chelsea Andrews
18 year old Surrey resident
Court file # 223525-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

Arian Anwari
18 year old Surrey resident
Court file # 223527-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • carry a weapon, baton, for dangerous purpose
  • mischief

Timothy Lau
21 year old Comox resident
Court file # 223529-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter (two counts)
  • mischief (six counts)

To date, the Integrated Riot Investigation Team has recommended 278 criminal charges against 100 suspected rioters. More charges are expected and hundreds of pictures will be released over the next few weeks.