Police Blotter

This section is a collection of news briefs the Vancouver Police Department sends local media about crime in the city.

Pulled over for expired insurance, arrested for gun and drug violations

Traffic stop results in discovery of narcotics and firearm.

Vancouver woman killed in bizarre traffic accident

Woman trapped by her own car near Commercial Drive.

Stanley Cup riot unpreventable: Vancouver police

Vancouver Police Department has issued the statement: Following the events of June 15, 2011, media attention has focused on the number of police on the streets that night. Debate appears to be raging...

Sword-swiping man arrested on SkyTrain

Vancouver Police officers have safely taken a man into custody after he was allegedly waving a sword on the Skytrain and in downtown Vancouver. Shortly before 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, Transit Police...

New dog squad facility opens doors

The Vancouver Police Department opened its newest facility today, complete with honoured guests, a few speeches and a demonstration from some of Vancouver’s finest. The brand new Dog Squad...

Sea Theft Foiled

A 46 year old Vancouver man is in custody today facing numerous charges after allegedly stealing a $200,000 charter vessel from Granville Island around 10:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4th.

Suspicious Package - Downtown VCC campus

September 3rd, 2009 – 3:15 p.m.: Vancouver Police are dealing with a suspicious package at the Vancouver Community College downtown campus at 250 West Pender Street. The building is in the process of...

Internet meeting leads to home robbery

At 9:30 am on August 23rd a robbery occurred in East Vancouver. Two men had met through a telephone chatline and agreed to meet at one of the men’s houses in east Vancouver. The type of chatline was...

Luka Erceg is missing

Vancouver Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 28-year-old Vancouver man who has been missing since Monday, August 10th at 8 p.m., when he walked away from his home in the...

Man electrocuted in DTES

A man remains in hospital in stable condition with 2nd degree burns to his body and arms after being electrocuted in the 300 block of Carrall Street. Police and ambulance personnel responded to the...