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Yearly Archives: 2021

VPD searches for missing autistic teen

Vancouver Police are asking for help to find a missing autistic boy who was last seen leaving his East Vancouver home this morning. more »

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VPD identifies victim in Downtown Eastside homicide

Vancouver Police have identified the victim in the city’s fourth homicide of 2021 more »

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High risk sex offender to reside in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public that a convicted sex offender, John Ambrose Seward, will be residing in Vancouver and poses a significant risk to women in the community. more »

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VPD searches for man wanted for hate crime at Chinese Cultural Centre

Vancouver Police investigation has led to charges against a man in relation to hateful graffiti that was discovered on the Chinese Cultural Centre last year. more »

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Additional charges laid against alleged Masonic Hall arsonist

Crown counsel has approved five more criminal charges against a man accused of setting fire to three Masonic Halls in Vancouver and on the North Shore, following a Vancouver Police investigation. more »

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Easter weekend keeps VPD officers busy

Vancouver Police were kept busy over the Easter weekend, responding to 1,854 calls for service over a four-day period. more »

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VPD investigates multiple long-weekend arsons

Vancouver Police are investigating after a series of fires were deliberately set on the city’s north side over Easter weekend. more »

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VPD investigates Downtown Eastside homicide

Update: April 9, 2021 Vancouver – Vancouver Police are investigating the murder of a 37-year-old man last night in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Police were flagged over in the unit block of West Hastings Street for reports of a man possibly … more »

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Charges approved against man in Gastown sex act

Charges have been approved by the BC Prosecution Service today following a Vancouver Police investigation of a sexual act yesterday morning. more »

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VPD issues warning after dramatic increase in distraction thefts

Vancouver Police are again encouraging residents to be vigilant following a spike in jewelry scams on the city’s east side. more »

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