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Crown Approves 13 More Charges Against Suspected Rioters

Today, Crown approved 13 more charges against four suspected rioters. This brings the total number of charges approved by Crown Counsel to 129 criminal charges against 47 rioters. 

Charged are:

Johnny Chou
19 year old Burnaby resident
Court file # 223533-1-V
Approved charges:

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

Jacob Pateman
18 year old North Vancouver resident
Court file # 223534-1-V

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

Rag Gu Rock-Gue Kim
19 year old Kelowna resident
Court file # 223535-1-V
Approved charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • mischief over $5000 (two counts)
  • arson        

 Matthew Schulz
19 year old Burnaby resident
Court file # 223536-1-V
Approved charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • mischief over $5000 (two counts)
  • theft under $5000

The Integrated Riot Investigation Team has recommended 280 criminal charges against 100 suspected rioters.  In the last seven days, we have had more than 22,000 unique visitors to our website (riot2011.vpd.ca), generating more than 145 tips.