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Riot Investigation Update: Crown Approves 25 More Charges Against 10 Suspected Rioters

CROWN APPROVED CHARGES

This morning, Crown has approved 25 more charges against 10 suspected rioters, bringing the total to 301 criminal charges against 114 suspected rioters.

Chase Cooper
23 year old North Vancouver resident
Court file #223577-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

Rachel Chong
18 year old Vancouver resident
Court file # 223578-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

Kathleen Brownell
24 year old Richmond resident
Court file # 223579-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter
  • mischief

Victor Varela
20 year old Surrey resident
Court file # 223580-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter
  • possession of stolen property

Joshua Celaje
18 year old Langley resident
Court file # 223581-1-V
Approved Charges:

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

Name Withheld (Youth)
17 year old Surrey resident
Court file # 22601-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • mischief (two counts)

Name Withheld (Youth)
17 year old Vancouver resident
Court file # 22602-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

Name Withheld (Youth)
16 year old Vancouver resident
Court file # 22603-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

Name Withheld (Youth)
17 year old Delta resident
Court file # 22604-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

Name Withheld (Youth)
15 year old Delta resident
Court file # 22605-1-V
Approved Charges:

  • participating in a riot
  • break and enter

To date, the Integrated Riot Investigation Team has recommended 674 criminal charges against 225 suspected rioters. 

Crown also received one more guilty plea yesterday afternoon from a youth to taking part in a riot. This brings the total number of guilty pleas to 23.