Abbotsford Police Department’s Major Crime Unit and Drug Enforcement Unit make arrests related to significant investigations

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In late 2022, the Abbotsford Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit initiated an investigation into the drug trafficking behaviours of two individuals identified as Anmol SANDHU and Navdeep DHALIWAL of Abbotsford, BC.

The investigation culminated in the execution of multiple search warrants in Abbotsford and Surrey which resulted in the identification of evidence supporting charges under the Criminal Code of Canada and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

AbbyPD Major Crime Unit is investigating a vehicle robbery with suspects in custody

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On February 17th, 2024, at 7:05 P.M., AbbyPD patrol officers responded to a reported robbery in the 3600 block of Townline Rd. Abbotsford.

Upon arrival, officers located a lone male who had sustained a gunshot wound. The victim has since been transported to the hospital.

AbbyPD is investigating a serious motor vehicle collision resulting in a fatality

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On February 3, 2024, at 12:54 p.m., AbbyPD officers responded to the 31000 block of Old Yale Rd for a reported serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles.
Upon attendance, first responders immediately provided medical aid to an 84-year-old male driver who had sustained serious and life-threatening injuries. Sadly, the 84-year-old male succumbed to the injuries at the scene.

AbbyPD member acquitted of charges stemming from a 2020 arrest

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In February 2020, a vehicle traffic stop in Abbotsford, BC, escalated when the accused, Dustin Mills, assaulted a Police Officer and fled from the scene. Mr. Mills was located by police and stopped in West Vancouver.

Mr. Mills was arrested with the assistance of numerous police agencies, including Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service Handler Sgt. Shaun Nagel and his police service dog.

AbbyPD Crime Reduction Unit Arrests Prolific Break and Enter Suspect

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In October 2023, the AbbyPD Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) began investigating a series of underground break-and-enters, where the suspect was targeting tools, bicycles, and credit/debit cards from within vehicles, which they would later fraudulently use.

These occurrences were of great concern to police due to the substantial impact it was having on victims, their families, and businesses.

I.H.I.T. deployed to Abbotsford for a reported shooting in mall parking lot

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Today, January 20th, 2024, at 5:51 p.m., Patrol officers of the Abbotsford Police Department responded to a parking lot within the 32900 block of South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC, for a reported shooting.

Upon attendance at the scene, officers located a 25-year-old male with serious and life-threatening injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. First aid was immediately provided, however, the victim succumbed to the injuries.

AbbyPD on scene for serious motor vehicle collision involving pedestrian

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On January 18th, 2024, at 6:16 A.M., AbbyPD officers responded to the area of North Parallel Rd and Fooks Rd Abbotsford B.C for a reported collision involving a pedestrian.

Officers arriving at the scene located a 31-year-old male suffering from serious and life-threatening injuries. Medical aid was immediately provided, and the male was transported to the hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

AbbyPD responds to the sentencing in Abbotsford Police Officer Allan Young's death trial.

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Today's sentencing of Mr. Willness has been a long time coming. It is clear from the evidence presented at trial that Cst. Young's death was senseless and unnecessary.

The Abbotsford Police Department thanks our colleagues at the Nelson Police Department for their investigation of this incident, the Crown for their work in the prosecution of this case, and all the witnesses who provided their accounts of the incident.

AbbyPD's Traffic Enforcement Unit's "Project Joyride" sees 281 tickets issued and 104 vehicles impounded.

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Road safety is one of the strategic priorities of the AbbyPD. Our Traffic Enforcement Unit recently launched an initiative targeting high-risk driving behaviours. Officers focused on Excessive Speeding and Street Racing in areas of concern identified by citizen complaints.

Driver receives 21st conviction for impaired driving following AbbyPD Investigation

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On August 15th, 2022, at 7:40 p.m., AbbyPD responded to a reported motorcycle accident in the 1800 block of Clearbrook Rd. The registered owner of the motorcycle was known to police for a history of prohibited and impaired driving offences.

Upon police arrival, a passenger of the motorcycle was being treated by first responders for serious injuries. The driver who attempted to flee the scene before police arrival was identified with the assistance of witnesses.

AbbyPD is investigating two separate serious motor vehicle collisions involving pedestrians

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On December 22, 2023, at 5:07 p.m. AbbyPD patrol members responded to the area of Victoria Street and Old Yale Road for a reported collision of a motor vehicle involving a pedestrian.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a 77-year-old female with serious and life-threatening injuries. Medical aid was immediately provided, and the female was transported to the hospital where she remains in critical condition.

AbbyPD's Major Crime Unit investigating reported stabbing in Abbotsford

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On December 22nd, 2023, at 2:35 a.m. AbbyPD patrol members responded to the 3100 block of Clearbrook Rd for a reported disturbance heard in a parking lot in the area.
Upon arrival at the scene, members located a 19-year-old male victim with serious and life-threatening injuries consistent with stab wounds. Responders immediately rendered medical aid, and the victim was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Think of Me – Don’t Drive Impaired Initiative

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This holiday season, Abbotsford residents may receive a heartfelt, personalized reminder to drive "safe and sober" on our community's roadways. According to ICBC, on average, 64 people die every year in crashes involving impaired driving within British Columbia.

AbbyPD notifies IIO following a police-involved shooting.

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The Abbotsford Police Department has notified BC's Independent Investigations Office following a police-involved shooting in the 1700 block of Riverside Road, Abbotsford, last night on December 17th, 2023.

The involved male has since deceased, and no police officer was injured.

Families Public Appeal as Fatal Pedestrian Struck File Sees One Year Anniversary.

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Today, December 11th, 2023, marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic event that claimed the life of 38-year-old Marc Ellis. On December 11th, 2022, Marc noticed a dog wandering on the roadway in the 3600 block of Lefeuvre Rd Abbotsford around midnight.

Pulling over, Marc exited his vehicle to corral the dog. Around the same time, two individuals left a nearby party, driving a red Dodge Ram pickup truck, which later collided with Marc, killing him.