AbbyPD volunteers take top spot in BC

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August 19, 2019 
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You've probably seen Speed Watch volunteers near high crash locations. Their portable speed radar equipment and big flashing reader boards give you instant feedback on how fast you're driving. Volunteers record the vehicle speeds and submit their reports to the Traffic Enforcement Unit and ICBC. Areas with high incidents of speeding will be considered for future police enforcement.

AbbyPD targeting Lower Mainland Gang Conflict drug traffickers

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August 16, 2019 
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AbbyPD targeting Lower Mainland Gang Conflict drug traffickers

On August 14, 2019 the Abbotsford Police Gang Crime Unit (GCU) and the Abbotsford Police Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) conducted a joint operation targeting Lower Mainland Gang Conflict associates involved in street level drug trafficking in Abbotsford.

UPDATE- Stranger assault robbery investigation

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August 15, 2019 
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UPDATE - Stranger assault robbery investigation

Abbotsford Police Department Major Crime Detectives have concluded their investigation into this incident.  Details have emerged in the investigation that this assault did not occur as initially reported and was influenced by a historical traumatic event that occurred in another province. 

Have you seen Elio SCHIAROLI- WANTED in BC and Saskatchewan

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August 13, 2019 
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Have you seen Elio SCHIAROLI- WANTED in BC and Saskatchewan 

Elio SCHIAROLI, 58 years old, is wanted by Saskatoon Police Service for the following charges: Robbery, Unlawful Confinement, Sexual Assault, PSP, Fraud, Utter Forged Document & Theft Under.

AbbyPD asking for public’s assistance in locating Ci Hong LIAO

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August 13, 2019 
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AbbyPD asking for public’s assistance in locating Ci Hong LIAO

The Abbotsford Police continue to look for 31-year-old Ci Hong LIAO and are asking the public’s assistance to locate him.

On July 4, 2019 at approximately 11:45pm, Ci Hong Liao was last seen entering his hotel room at the Best Western located at 32110 Marshall Road as a part of a Taiwanese Tour Group.

Abbotsford Police investigating fatal pedestrian struck

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August 10, 2019
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Abbotsford Police investigating fatal pedestrian struck

On Friday night at 11:30 pm, Abbotsford Emergency Services responded to a collision in the 36500 block of South Parallel Road. 

AbbyPD and Airshow organizers ask public to “Please leave your drones at home”

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August 9, 2019
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AbbyPD and Airshow organizers ask public to “Please leave your drones at home”

The Abbotsford Police are reminding those watching the Abbotsford International Airshow to keep their drones away from the airport this weekend.  This year, the Abbotsford Airshow will be using drone detection equipment, and on-site Abbotsford Police members will be notified if a drone is detected.  Police will take immediate steps to locate the operator of the equipment.

Female in custody for robbery

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August 8, 2019
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Female in custody for robbery 

At 5 pm last night, a lone female wearing a wig, sunglasses and dark clothing entered a clothing store in Cedar Park Place.  The sales staff were suspicious of her actions and when confronted, she produced a firearm and threatened the staff with it. 

Police Warn Public of Stranger Robbery/Assault

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Date: 2019-08-06
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Police Warn Public of Stranger Robbery/Assault

On August 6, 2019, shortly after midnight, a 42 year old female was assaulted in her back yard in the Clearbrook area, north of Highway 1 in Abbotsford.  The investigation is currently being handled by Major Crime detectives and supported by the Patrol Branch.

Chief Dan George sculpture has been recovered

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August 1, 2019 
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UPDATE- Abbotsford Police Seeking help to locate missing Chief Dan George Sculpture

August 2, 2019
The AbbyPD are pleased to be able to update the public that the Chief Dan George sculpture has been recovered in Mission.  Thank you to spreading the word and keeping an eye out for this sculpture!

Investigating Stabbing/Aggravated Assault on Gladys Ave.

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July 29, 2019
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Incident:  Stabbing/Aggravated Assault

On July 28, 2019 around 11:00pm, Abbotsford Police responded to an altercation between two people at a homeless camp on Gladys Ave. A male in his early 60’s sustained severe stab wounds and was transported to hospital, where he remains in serious condition.

AbbyPD Investigating Fatal Collision on Sumas Prairie

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July 26, 2019

Incident:  Abbotsford Police investigating fatal collision on Sumas Prairie

On July 26, 2019 at 3:27 pm Abbotsford Emergency Services responded to a serious collision involving a pick-up truck and SUV at Marion Rd and Wells Line Rd.

At this location, a SUV with one occupant, the driver; and a pick-up truck with three occupants collided.

AbbyPD Investigating Suspicious Fire on Lynn Ave

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July 22, 2019

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Abbotsford Emergency Services responded to a townhouse complex fire this morning, just before 2:00 am, in the 33000 block of Lynn Ave.  Fire crews extinguished a fire that affected 3 townhouses.  Thankfully, no one was injured as a result of this fire.

AbbyPD reminds hikers to be Bear Aware

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July 19, 2019

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AbbyPD reminds hikers to be Bear Aware

When the sun comes out, the number of visitors to our mountain trails increases.  Abbotsford is bear country, but bit of bear education will help reduce your chances of a bear encounter. 

Police are seeking assistance to identify John Doe in critical condition

UPDATE- John Doe has been identified
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July 16, 2019
7:01 pm

As a result of the social media coverage, this young man has been identified and his family is by his side in hospital.