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  • Operation Barcode nets dozens of theft suspects: RCMP
    There were a total of 34 arrests, 21 criminal charges, seven store bans and six restorative justice referrals from Operation Barcode, an endeavour that targets shoplifting.
    Crime
    May 15
  • Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter fired amid illegal betting, ‘massive theft’ allegations
    The allegations emerged after reporters looked into Shohei Ohtani's finances and allegedly found wire transfers worth millions to a bookmaker under federal investigation.
    Sports
    Mar 21
  • North Vancouver woman pleads for stolen chicken’s return: ‘They stole a family member’
    North Vancouver resident Lindi Smith is urging two masked intruders to return her pet chicken named Snowflake after she says the bird was taken over the weekend.
    Crime
    May 14
  • Auto theft a serious issue for makers, RCMP says as feds unveil action plan
    A national auto theft action plan announced Monday contains measures and funding announced in the weeks since a national summit on the issue was held in February.
    Canada
    May 20
  • Lifetime ban? Licence suspension for car thieves could be coming to Ontario
    Ontario is proposing escalating penalties for those convicted of auto theft. Legislation set to be tabled this week will include new plans for licence suspensions.
    Crime
    May 14
  • Peterborough police arrest 1 in ‘distraction theft’ of $20K in golf merchandise
    Police say three suspects were involved in a distraction theft on May 7 that led to $20,000 in merchandise being stolen. One suspect was located on May 13.
    Crime
    May 14
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  • Polly want a tip? Salmon Art pet store looking for parrot thief
    A person of interest in a parrot theft in Salmon Arm has caught the attention of RCMP who are turning to the community for tips, officers said.
    Crime
    Mar 21
  • B.C. rolling out online anti-bike theft tool provincewide
    Project 529 works by encouraging owners to register their bike details and personal information with an online database.
    Crime
    Apr 30
  • On the ‘frontline’: Toronto-area residents hiring security firms to fight auto theft
    Several Toronto-area security firms say the spike in auto thefts have led to residents calling about their services, with some even hiring them for protection.
    Canada
    Apr 25
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  • Inside the last-chance warehouse for Vancouver’s stolen bikes
    Police say reported bike thefts in the city have fallen 60 per cent since 2015, but their warehouse still needs a special conveyer belt to store hundreds of recovered bikes.
    Crime
    Feb 29
  • Winnipeg links up with free global bike registration network
    Winnipeg is hoping to cut down on bike theft this spring by encouraging local cyclists to use a free registration service.
    Traffic
    Apr 29
  • What Budget 2024 promises on auto theft – plus, nearly $700M for CSIS
    With the number of stolen cars in Canada surging, Ottawa is bringing in stiffer penalties for auto theft as part of Budget 2024 including new offences.
    Canada
    Apr 16
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  • Toronto Pearson gold heist: Ontario man arrested at airport after arriving from India
    An Ontario man is facing charges in connection with the largest gold heist in Canadian history at Toronto Pearson airport last year, Peel Regional Police say.
    Crime
    May 9
  • Shohei Ohtani’s ex-interpreter to plead guilty to fraud in sport betting case
    The plea agreement says Mizuhara will be required to pay Ohtani restitution that could total nearly US$17 million, as well as more than $1 million to the IRS.
    Sports
    May 8
  • Man accused of Victoria carjackings arrested a third time in as many days
    Victoria police say Seth Packer was arrested Tuesday evening, after allegedly entering an occupied home in the North Jubilee area and stealing a wallet.
    Crime
    Apr 24
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  • Leave Canada or sue? Auto theft victims consider their options as cases surge
    The surge in auto thefts has led to rises in home invasions, violent robberies and gun violence throughout the GTA, according to Toronto police.  
    Canada
    Apr 13
  • Cyclists, motorists need to respect each other on Winnipeg streets, mayor says
    Winnipeg cycling enthusiasts are encouraging their fellow residents to leave the car keys at home and hop on two wheels.
    Traffic
    May 13
  • Manitoba can do ‘big things’ for public safety, premier says at summit
    Among the topics under discussion at Manitoba's public safety summit in Winnipeg: youth violence, rural and northern safety, organized crime, and access to victim services.
    Politics
    Apr 30
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  • Woman shares carjack nightmare: ‘I can’t believe this is happening in Victoria’
    A Victoria woman is sharing her story after a man shoved her to the ground and stole her car, smashing it into multiple others before being arrested.
    Crime
    Apr 23
  • Smiths Falls, Ont. woman’s wedding dress stolen 2 weeks before marriage
    With just two weeks to go until her big day, Kimberley Thomas was more than dismayed when her wedding dress was stolen from her car while visiting Kingston.
    Canada
    Apr 19
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