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Members of the Abbotsford Senior Secondary drumline perform during the United Way of the Fraser Valley's campaign kick-off on Thursday morning.

United Way announces $800,000 campaign goal

The Fraser Valley agency held a kick-off event in Abbotsford.

Members of the Abbotsford Senior Secondary drumline perform during the United Way of the Fraser Valley's campaign kick-off on Thursday morning.

Stolen-property offender sentenced to two years

Ivan Logan Johnson was found with items stolen from homes in Abbotsford, Surrey, Langley, Hope and Chilliwack.

Police were on scene of a standoff on Catalina Crescent in Abbotsford on Wednesday.

Man involved in Abbotsford standoff has long criminal history

Bernard Barton, who was wanted on three warrants, served a 14-year manslaughter sentence related to a 1998 stabbing death.

Police were on scene of a standoff on Catalina Crescent in Abbotsford on Wednesday.

Simon Fraser University sues Abbotsford man, alleging fraud

The civil suits claims that Siamak Saidi misappropriated almost $850,000 while he was a finance director at the university.

RCMP were on the scene of a bust of a poppy field in 2010 in Chilliwack.

Two sentenced for 2010 opium poppy field bust

Tehal Bath of Abbotsford and Mandeep Dhaliwal of Mission received conditional sentences for farming the plants to be used for doda.

RCMP were on the scene of a bust of a poppy field in 2010 in Chilliwack.
Dustin Moir

Bail granted for Dustin Moir while he awaits new trial

Moir was previously convicted of the first-degree murder of Chelsey Acorn of Abbotsford, but that decision was overturned.

Dustin Moir

Crown recommends up to six years for prolific offender

Sentencing hearing held for Dave Yaroslawsky for possessing property stolen from Abbotsford, Surrey, Langley, Chilliwack and Hope.

This was among the images released by police of a suspect in the robbery of a bank in Abbotsford on June 1.

Charges laid in three Abbotsford robberies and one in Chilliwack

Christopher John Olson of Chilliwack has been charged with eight offences.

This was among the images released by police of a suspect in the robbery of a bank in Abbotsford on June 1.
Cyclist Randolph Westphal of Germany stopped in Abbotsford overnight on Wednesday

Cancer survivor begins sixth world cycling tour – with his dogs

Randolph Westphal of Germany starts in Vancouver and pedals his way through Abbotsford and other communities en route to Alaska and back.

Cyclist Randolph Westphal of Germany stopped in Abbotsford overnight on Wednesday
Mel Gerling

Trial continues into ‘puppy mill’ accusations

Mel Gerling was charged after 14 small dogs were seized from a property on Sumas Way in Abbotsford.

Mel Gerling
Dan Russell

UN Gang member Dan Russell sentenced to 12 years

Pleads guilty to conspiring to kill the Bacon brothers and to the manslaughter of Jonathan Barber of Langley.

Dan Russell
Dan Russell

UN gangster pleads guilty to conspiring to murder the Bacons

Dan Russell was among nine charged with the offence in January 2011.

Dan Russell
Mel Gerling

Trial begins for man accused of running puppy mill

Mel Gerling was charged in 2011 after the SPCA seized 14 dogs from an Abbotsford property.

Mel Gerling
Police blocked off roads in the area of Marion and Vye in Abbotsford on Tuesday while assisting in the search of a suspect who fled from U.S. border agents.

Four suspects named in drug-smuggling incident

Two from Canada and two from the U.S. arrested after attempted smuggling of ecstasy from Abbotsford led to manhunt.

Police blocked off roads in the area of Marion and Vye in Abbotsford on Tuesday while assisting in the search of a suspect who fled from U.S. border agents.
Dustin Moir is shown outside of B.C. Supreme Court in Chilliwack in 2010 during his trial for first-degree murder.

New trial granted for Dustin Moir

The 27-year-old was convicted in 2010 of the first-degree murder of Chelsey Acorn, 14, of Abbotsford.

Dustin Moir is shown outside of B.C. Supreme Court in Chilliwack in 2010 during his trial for first-degree murder.
Lisa Acorn (middle)

West found guilty of first-degree murder

Jesse Blue West, 60, has been convicted of killing 14-year-old Chelsey Acorn in 2005.

Lisa Acorn (middle)
Chelsey Acorn

Jesse West says son killed Chelsey Acorn during an argument

West, on trial for Acorn's murder, claims he buried the Abbotsford teen's body to protect his son, Dustin Moir.

Chelsey Acorn
Chelsey Acorn was murdered in 2005

Jesse West complains of prison conditions

Police interview tapes, in which he claims to know of two other homicides, are shown at West's murder trial.

Chelsey Acorn was murdered in 2005
Chelsey Acorn

Three more bodies, Jesse West tells investigators

The accused in the murder of Chelsey Acorn of Abbotsford tells investigators that he wants to talk about other homicides.

Chelsey Acorn
Chelsey Acorn

‘I can bury the problem,’ West tells son

Jesse Blue West, on trial for the murder of Chelsey Acorn of Abbotsford, is shown confessing to crime boss in undercover footage.

Chelsey Acorn
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