Crime & Courts

Surveillance footage and a picture taken by a homeowner of a man suspected of robbing three gas stations and a home.
Surveillance footage and a picture taken by a homeowner of a man suspected of robbing three gas stations and a home. Submitted/RCMP

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP arrest man accused of crime spree

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
June 20, 2018 - 11:41am Updated: June 20, 2018 - 3:46pm

NANAIMO — Police say they've arrested a man in connection with a series of robberies at downtown Nanaimo convenience stores.

Cst. Gary O'Brien told NanaimoNewsNOW a 55-year-old man was arrested near Port Place Shopping Centre on Wednesday afternoon.

Dustin is well acquainted with NCC and the Guthrie House program. He hopes his days at the prison are over.
Dustin is well acquainted with NCC and the Guthrie House program. He hopes his days at the prison are over. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Insight from the inside, part 1/2: Nanaimo inmate opens up about criminal mindset

By Ian Holmes
June 18, 2018 - 5:21pm

NANAIMO — Drugs, violence, mistrust, anger.

All factors which put a Nanaimo man on a one-way track to jail. They're the demons he's now hoping to vanquish in order to realize his goal of living a normal life.

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