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Hudson Klassen remains in jail after he was arrested by Oceanside RCMP on Wednesday, Jan. 16. He'll remain in custody pending a March 19 bail hearing.
Hudson Klassen remains in jail after he was arrested by Oceanside RCMP on Wednesday, Jan. 16. He'll remain in custody pending a March 19 bail hearing. Facebook

Violent offender Hudson Klassen arrested by Oceanside RCMP

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 18, 2019 - 12:39pm Updated: January 18, 2019 - 1:13pm

NANAIMO — A man with a violent past wanted for several crimes was arrested by Oceanside RCMP.

Sgt. Stephen Rose said Hudson David Klassen, 26, was arrested in Parksville Wednesday for numerous outstanding warrants, including for an alleged assault in Errington in September.

B.C. minister fears money laundering involves billions of dollars, cites reports

By The Canadian Press
January 18, 2019 - 11:47am Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:17pm

VICTORIA — Documents that say money laundering in British Columbia now reaches into the billions of dollars are startling to the province's attorney general who says the figures have finally drawn the attention of the federal government.

Motaz Al harbi's car was pelted with several bullets during a drive-by shooting on March 1, 2016.
Motaz Al harbi's car was pelted with several bullets during a drive-by shooting on March 1, 2016. submitted/RCMP

'I thought someone pranked me:' victim of Nanaimo drive-by shooting testifies during attempted murder trial

By Ian Holmes
January 17, 2019 - 2:14pm Updated: January 17, 2019 - 3:31pm

NANAIMO — The man inside a car sprayed by bullets in a shocking Nanaimo drive-by shooting initially thought he was caught up in a prank.

Motaz Al harbi, 31, told his story on day four of the attempted murder trial for Armaan Singh Chandi who's accused in the 2016 shooting.

RCMP closed Virginia Rd. on Wednesday while moving in to arrest a man accused of bear spraying two Port Alberni RCMP officers.
RCMP closed Virginia Rd. on Wednesday while moving in to arrest a man accused of bear spraying two Port Alberni RCMP officers. Holly Aha/Facebook

Nanaimo man accused of bear spraying RCMP officers arrested in Coombs

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 17, 2019 - 12:22pm Updated: January 17, 2019 - 2:25pm

COOMBS — A Nanaimo man accused of assaulting two Port Alberni RCMP officers and stealing vehicles around the area is now in custody.

Kurtis Timothy was identified as the man driving the wrong way on the Trans-Canada Hwy. prior to a crash early Monday just south of Nanaimo. Timothy and another man were killed in the crash.
Kurtis Timothy was identified as the man driving the wrong way on the Trans-Canada Hwy. prior to a crash early Monday just south of Nanaimo. Timothy and another man were killed in the crash. Submitted photo

Man involved in double fatal crash convicted of dangerous driving causing death in 2006

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 16, 2019 - 12:35pm

NANAIMO — A horrific double fatal crash near Nanaimo involved a driver who was convicted of dangerous driving causing death nearly 13 years prior.

This truck with five people inside went off an Inland Island Hwy. bridge near Fanny Bay and landed on the edge of Cowie Creek Sunday afternoon.
This truck with five people inside went off an Inland Island Hwy. bridge near Fanny Bay and landed on the edge of Cowie Creek Sunday afternoon. CHEK News

'They're very lucky:' 5 hurt after truck falls from highway bridge

By Ian Holmes
January 14, 2019 - 1:26pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 3:06pm

COURTENAY — A search and rescue official says five people taken to hospital after their truck plunged 80-feet off a highway bridge are lucky to be alive after a terrifying crash.

Police said a vehicle going the wrong way on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay collided with another vehicle Two people were injured in the early Friday morning wreck.
Police said a vehicle going the wrong way on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay collided with another vehicle Two people were injured in the early Friday morning wreck. CHEK News

Driver going wrong way on highway causes crash in Nanoose Bay

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 11, 2019 - 11:12am

NANOOSE BAY — Two people were injured when police say a vehicle going the wrong way crashed into another vehicle on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay.

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