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Brazen gang murders in Vancouver result of keeping marijuana illegal: SFU prof
The recent murder at the downtown Wall Centre has shaken locals, but longtime observers of B.C.'s crime scene say its nothing unusual, and likely to continue due to the thriving illegal drug trade.
Jan 21st, 2012
Violence expected as gang tensions flare in B.C.
Bystanders might fall innocent pray to retaliation, but girlfriends and associates of gangsters are the real concern, officers say.
Sep 20th, 2011
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