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Family unhappy with four-year sentence for B.C. drunk driver who killed Mountie

By The Canadian Press
July 14, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: July 14, 2017 - 4:32pm

COLWOOD, B.C. — As a judge delivered a four-year prison sentence to the drunk driver who killed Const. Sarah Beckett on Friday, her grieving relatives shook and wept, before handing a letter to Crown counsel expressing their outrage.

The suspect, accused of flashing three 11-year-old girls inside the Lucky Loonies Dollar Store in Parksville.
The suspect, accused of flashing three 11-year-old girls inside the Lucky Loonies Dollar Store in Parksville. submitted/RCMP

UPDATE: RCMP arrest man accused of flashing 3 girls in Parksville

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
July 13, 2017 - 1:54pm Updated: July 16, 2017 - 3:31pm

PARKSVILLE — RCMP have announced the search for a man accused of exposing himself to three young girls at a Parksville store is over.

RCMP report the 44-year-old suspect turned himself into Oceanside RCMP on Friday (July 14) morning.

RCMP say the man pictured swiped a jar full of money from a table from the Save-on-Foods in Brooks Landing.
RCMP say the man pictured swiped a jar full of money from a table from the Save-on-Foods in Brooks Landing. submitted/RCMP

UPDATE: RCMP nab suspect in alleged donation jar theft

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
July 12, 2017 - 4:24pm Updated: July 13, 2017 - 10:13am

NANAIMO — Nanaimo RCMP say thanks to all the tips which came in, they've arrested the man thought to have stolen a donation jar full of money from the Save-On-Foods in Brooks Landing. 

Small items were strewn everywhere after someone looted the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church late July 9 or early July 10
Small items were strewn everywhere after someone looted the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church late July 9 or early July 10 St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church/Facebook

'It's very disrespectful and it hurts,' reverend says after church looted

By Spencer Sterritt
July 12, 2017 - 10:57am Updated: July 12, 2017 - 12:12pm

PARKSVILLE — A “disheartening” sight greeted a local reverend when he was called to his church on Monday after reports of a break-in.

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