Distracted Driving Project takes Abbotsford by “Force”

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June 15, 2019
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AbbyPD Traffic Enforcement Unit’s Distracted Driving Project takes Abbotsford by “Force”

Today, between 11am and 2pm, the AbbyPD Traffic Enforcement Unit (TEU) will be at intersections throughout Abbotsford conducting distracted driving enforcement …with a twist. 

Traffic Reconstruction Unit investigating collision involving motorcycle

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June 14, 2019
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Traffic Reconstruction Unit investigating collision involving motorcycle

Last night at approximately 8:00 pm, Abbotsford Emergency Services responded to the intersection of Clearbrook Road and Sherwood Road for a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle.  The motorcyclist hit a sidewalk curb, lost control of the motorcycle, and struck a light standard.

D-hut Pizza Robberies - suspect arrested

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June 11, 2019
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D-hut Pizza Robberies - suspect arrested

Between May and June, D-hut Pizza on Clearbrook Road was robbed three times.  On each occasion, the suspect entered the store and demanded money at knife point, obtaining cash and fleeing from the area on foot. 

Abbotsford Police honours Top Employees of the Year

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June 11, 2019
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Abbotsford Police honours Top Employees of the Year

Today, we honour the outstanding achievements of the men and women of the Abbotsford Police Department, and of truly remarkable citizens who have contributed to our AbbyPD community.  

Abbotsford home targeted twice in two days

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June 8, 2019
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Abbotsford home targeted twice in two days

For a second night in a row a residence in the 2700 block of Interprovincial Rd has been targeted by gunfire. 

On June 8th, at approximately 3:00 am, the Abbotsford Police responded to a residence in the 2700 block of Interprovincial Rd for reports of shots fired.

Shot fired at vehicle, 7 in custody

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June 7, 2019
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Shot fired at vehicle, 7 in custody 

Last night at approximately 10:30 pm, Abbotsford Police patrol officers responded to a  report of shots fired at an unoccupied vehicle. 

The target vehicle was parked at a rural residence in south-east Abbotsford.  After the shot was fired, the suspect vehicle, followed by 2 others, fled the area.

Dangerous driving leads to firearm and drug seizure

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June 5, 2019
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Dangerous driving leads to firearm and drug seizure

Tuesday evening, at approximately 8:50 pm, an Abbotsford Police patrol officer observed a Nissan Altima travelling at approximately 130 km/hr on Downes Road.  The Altima was also observed passing another vehicle on a double solid line.

Police Seek Witnesses in Gas Station Robbery

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DATE: June 4, 2019
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Police Seek Witnesses in Gas Station Robbery

The Abbotsford Police Department is seeking witnesses to a robbery which occurred at the Shell gas station on Harris Road at approximately 3:30 pm on Saturday, May 25th. On this date, a male walked up to the cashier, produced a gun and demanded money. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene on foot.

Cone Zone Campaign

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DATE: May 31, 2019
Cone Zone

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Since 2008, 13 roadside workers have died and 213 were injured in B.C.
Let’s Stop This!

On May 31, 2019, the Abbotsford Police Department will be partnering with IRSU
(Integrated Road Safety Unit), WorkSafeBC, and the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise
awareness about the risks workers face while working on, or alongside, our roadways.
The goal of the Cone Zone Campaign, now in its ninth year, is to prevent injuries and
death of roadside workers by reminding all motorists to obey the law when approaching a cone zone.

Congratulations to all Graduates of 2019

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May 30, 2019

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Congratulations to all Graduates of 2019


Message from Chief Serr: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHL2EA5n4G0

Over the next few weeks, Grade 12 students will be graduating from high schools across Abbotsford. The Abbotsford Police Department wishes to share the following message with our graduates:

Update-stamp owner located

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May 24, 2019

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Update- stamp owner located

The Abbotsford Police Department is pleased to advise that the stamp collection found earlier this week by a Good Samaritan has been returned to its rightful owner – the Abbotsford chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. This stamp collection had been donated to the fraternal society by a stamp collector, and was stolen from a Masonic Hall last Thursday during a meeting.

Rifle seized during warrant arrest

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May 24, 2019

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Rifle seized during warrant arrest

On May 22, 2019, plain clothes officers in the Abbotsford Police Department Crime
Reduction Unit observed a vehicle being operated by a male who was known to be a
prohibited driver. Due to the subject’s previous dangerous driving behavior, officers
surveilled the vehicle until it stopped in a Chilliwack parking lot, and the occupant, 39 yearold Tyler HOULE exited.

AbbyPD investigating arson to occupied residence

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May 23, 2019
AbbyPD investigating arson to occupied residence

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Abbotsford Emergency Services were called to a residence in the 2200 block of Bedford Pl. for a vehicle on fire. Upon arrival, Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service located a fully-engulfed minivan near the residence. Fire crews found smoke in the garage and attic areas of the home, but were able to quickly extinguish the fire in the residence.

Stamp Collection located

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May 21, 2019
Stamp Collection located

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A Good Samaritan located a large collection of cancelled stamps that were hidden away in a bush located in central Abbotsford. Tens of thousands of stamps in this collection have been carefully separated into section, packaged and labelled.

Investigating Suspicious Fire During Arrest of Barricaded Male

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May 20 2019
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AbbyPD Investigating Suspicious Fire During Arrest of Barricaded Male

This morning at 10:32 am, Abbotsford Police Officers attended a residence in the 31700 block of Southdale Cres to conduct a follow up with a female victim from a domestic violence investigation. While the officers were inside the residence, they learned that the male suspect from the domestic investigation was inside the home, breaching his court ordered conditions to have no contact with the female and to not attend her residence.