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Former RCMP officer on trial for sex assault, accused Abbotsford cop killer makes first court appearance and more

1. Security heavy for first court appearance by accused Abbotsford cop killer

Security was heavy at the Abbotsford courthouse Tuesday morning, as Oscar Arfmann – the man accused of killing Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson on Nov. 6 – made his first appearance. See more >

2. Police warn public after masked man sexually assaults woman in Surrey

Police say the victim screamed after she was grabbed, causing the man to run away before police arrived. See more >

3. Man dies after coming into contact with unknown blue substance

It took nearly five hours to decontaminate the scene and people, an Abbotsford assistant fire chief said. See more >

4.Ex-Mountie Tim Shields’ defence alleges flirtatious relationship led to sex in bathroom

“There is no place or time where is a sexual assault is less likely to occur than on the main floor of a police station,” the accused Mountie’s lawyer said. See more >

5. Langley robber who used hatchet in robberies goes to jail

A 31-year-old Langley man who robbed two convenience stores using a hatchet has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail for the crimes. See more >


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