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Yearly Archives: 2021

VPD officers arrest suspect in Gastown stabbing

Vancouver Police made a quick arrest Monday morning after a 56-year-old man was stabbed during a confrontation in Gastown. more »

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Update: Missing man located

Edward Cheney, who went missing from the Downtown Eastside on January 21 and was subject of a VPD appeal for help, has been located and is now safe. more »

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VPD searches for missing man with dementia

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 58-year-old man who may suffer from dementia. Edward Cheney was last seen leaving his home near East Hastings and Main streets on January 21 at 9 a.m. Mr. … more »

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VPD searches for woman wanted Canada-wide

Vancouver Police are requesting the public’s help to locate a 34-year-old woman who breached her bail conditions and is now wanted Canada wide. more »

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VPD investigates assault at west side convenience store

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who assaulted a man after being confronted about not wearing a mask, as mandated by provincial health orders, in a convenience store. more »

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Charges approved in armed stand-off

Charges have been approved against two Vancouver men following a Vancouver Police investigation into an armed stand-off in a Downtown Eastside building in early January. more »

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VPD seeks witnesses after pedestrian seriously injured in collision

Vancouver Police are investigating a serious collision that sent a pedestrian to hospital with grave injuries last month, and ask anyone who saw what happened to call police. more »

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VPD investigates after homeless woman targeted by arsonist

Vancouver Police released new video today of a man setting fire to a homeless woman’s blankets while she slept on a downtown sidewalk last month, and are appealing for tips from the public. more »

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VPD investigation results in charges against police officer

A police officer has been charged with offences related to theft, breach of trust and drugs after an extensive investigation by Vancouver Police detectives. more »

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VPD investigation leads to charges in South Van homicide

Charges have been approved by the BC Prosecution Service against a Vancouver man following a Vancouver Police investigation into a murder last July. more »

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