street drugs

Low-level drug dealers Mark and Jared Boyd received conditional sentence orders in B.C. Supreme Court Dec. 15, 2022. (Black Press file)

Conditional sentences for Chilliwack father and son who trafficked cocaine

A B.C. Supreme Court judge said there’s no risk having the men serve their sentences in the community

 

Three handguns, drugs including fentanyl and heroin, and $90,000 cash were seized Nov. 10 from two homes in Abbotsford and Surrey. (Abbotsford Police photo)

Guns, drugs and $90K seized from homes in Abbotsford and Surrey

Three men arrested have links to gang conflict, say police

 

File Photo. Deputy Rick Bray watches surveillance monitors from the control room at the Clallam County Jail on Wednesday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

B.C. sheriff points to staff shortages, guard apathy for drugs in prisons

Sheriff speaks on anonymity as to how drugs get into prisons

 

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘I don’t want to die’: Kelowna’s ‘tent city’ Mama calls for drug reform as 6 lives lost per day in B.C.

In all the years she has been an addict, Mama Kjaer has never seen anything like the toxic drug crisis

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Items seized by Chilliwack RCMP after arresting two men and following up with two search warrants. (RCMP photo)

Drugs and guns seized as RCMP search two Chilliwack homes

Police executed search warrants after arresting two Chilliwack men for alleged drug trafficking

Items seized by Chilliwack RCMP after arresting two men and following up with two search warrants. (RCMP photo)
Evidence bags containing fentanyl are displayed during a news conference at Surrey RCMP Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. The federal government is set to make what it's calling an "important announcement" with the British Columbia government on the overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada to make ‘important announcement’ with B.C. on overdose crisis

Public health approach focused on reducing harms and saving lives to be revealed

Evidence bags containing fentanyl are displayed during a news conference at Surrey RCMP Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. The federal government is set to make what it's calling an "important announcement" with the British Columbia government on the overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Drug checking. (Jay Wallace photo)

Drug-testing pilot seeking non-typical overdose reactions across Fraser East

Participants can have samples tested, share previous OD symptoms with Fraser Health project

Drug checking. (Jay Wallace photo)
Chilliwack RCMP seized illegal drugs believed to be fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine during an arrest on Jan. 24, 2022.(RCMP)

Chilliwack man facing drug charges after being arrested during alleged bail condition breach

Trevor Alexander Roger, 43, faces 3 trafficking charges in advance of a domestic assault trial

Chilliwack RCMP seized illegal drugs believed to be fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine during an arrest on Jan. 24, 2022.(RCMP)
University of British Columbia has developed an algorithm which helps predict the next designer drugs before they hit the street. (U.S. Attorneys Office for Utah via AP, File)

UBC researchers’ algorithm helps ID designer drugs before they hit market

Model being used by U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, UN and European law enforcement

University of British Columbia has developed an algorithm which helps predict the next designer drugs before they hit the street. (U.S. Attorneys Office for Utah via AP, File)
A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) patch is seen on an officer in Calgary, Alberta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

1.5 tonnes of illicit fentanyl ingredient seized at Metro Vancouver port

Fentanyl has been linked to a majority of drug-related deaths over the past five years

A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) patch is seen on an officer in Calgary, Alberta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
Mandeep Grewal was gunned down outside an Abbotsford bank in October 2018. Police said a violent gang war to control drug-line territory was going on at that time. Drug charges have now been announced against seven people. (FILE PHOTO: John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

7 people face 38 charges related to gang drug activity in Abbotsford and Mission

Police say investigation began in 2018 into expansion of Brothers Keepers’ drug line

Mandeep Grewal was gunned down outside an Abbotsford bank in October 2018. Police said a violent gang war to control drug-line territory was going on at that time. Drug charges have now been announced against seven people. (FILE PHOTO: John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
A specialized RCMP team is investigating a suspicious trailer, which might have connections to the illicit drug trade, found abandoned outside a Cache Creek motel. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

Police probe U-Haul trailer linked to illicit drugs left outside Cache Creek motel

Hazardous materials found inside believed to be consistent with the production of illicit drugs

A specialized RCMP team is investigating a suspicious trailer, which might have connections to the illicit drug trade, found abandoned outside a Cache Creek motel. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
Langley RCMP seized five long guns and two pistols during two recent searches in Surrey. (Langley RCMP)

Seven guns seized in Lower Mainland police raids

RCMP officers also found drugs and almost $9,000 in cash

Langley RCMP seized five long guns and two pistols during two recent searches in Surrey. (Langley RCMP)
Safe injection and other harm reduction supplies now delivered by PCRS. (Black Press file)

Fraser Valley harm reduction goes mobile to meet people where they’re at

People across the region can call in their order to PCRS or pick it up in Chilliwack

Safe injection and other harm reduction supplies now delivered by PCRS. (Black Press file)
Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Multiple search warrants result in the arrest of five men and drug, cash seizures

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash
Hundreds of bouquets, messages, and emergency hotline numbers have been left at the Walnut Grove Skate Park in recent weeks, after the Aug. 7 death of Carson Crimeni. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Memorial to deceased teen stays in place through Labour Day

Hundreds of tributes have been left at the Walnut Grove skate park

Hundreds of bouquets, messages, and emergency hotline numbers have been left at the Walnut Grove Skate Park in recent weeks, after the Aug. 7 death of Carson Crimeni. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Carson Crimeni.

B.C. mom mourns 14-year-old son whose fatal overdose was posted online

Chantell Griffiths misses the son she hadn’t seen much in recent years

Carson Crimeni.
Fraser Valley chef sentenced to seven years for million-dollar drug operation

Fraser Valley chef sentenced to seven years for million-dollar drug operation

Raymon Ranu has been working as a cook since he was arrested for selling fentanyl and cocaine

Fraser Valley chef sentenced to seven years for million-dollar drug operation