street drugs

A Naloxone kit photographed on Sept. 18, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Drug overdose fatalities on the rise in Chilliwack so far in 2020

Toxicity of street drugs dramatically increased during the pandemic, coroners service report shows

 

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

 

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

 

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
In 2019, 21 people died of an illicit drug overdose in Chilliwack out of 981 across B.C. Lower numbers point to a promising trend but there is still a crisis of unsafe supply, according to the chief coroner. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Illicit drug overdose deaths down 43% in Chilliwack in 2019

Across B.C. the number is still higher than motor vehicle incidents, suicides and homicides combined

In 2019, 21 people died of an illicit drug overdose in Chilliwack out of 981 across B.C. Lower numbers point to a promising trend but there is still a crisis of unsafe supply, according to the chief coroner. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
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