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East Van pot shop raid latest in crackdown on illegal dispensaries
The raid marks the latest of 11 warrants have been served on suspected illegal marijuana stores across Vancouver.
The Canadian Press
Aug 13th, 2015
Gun death in downtown Vancouver: suspected gang execution
Another gun-related death in Vancouver: this time, a brazen shooting in Vancouver's upscale Sheraton's Bar One restaurant. This is the city's first murder of 2012.
David P. Ball
Jan 18th, 2012
There's no loyalty among drug buddies, cops say in wake of gang-boss killing
"Wolf packs are not as tight as you think they are," says RCMP officer.
Aug 16th, 2011
Targeted shooting in Kelowna kills gangster Jonathan Bacon
Notorious Red Scorpion member had been target of earlier assassination attempts, this time shot in busy tourist venue.
Aug 15th, 2011