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.

Project Angel

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Police Partner in initiative combatting the opioid crisis Project Angel

The Abbotsford Opioid Working Group received a grant from the Province of British
Columbia to fund ‘Project Angel’, an initiative aimed at combatting the opioid crisis. Project Angel works closely with community groups within Abbotsford and Fraser Health.

Canada Road Safety Week

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May 14, 2019
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Canada Road Safety Week: Don’t be the driving force behind traffic collisions

Today marks the beginning of Canada Road Safety Week, a 7-day national campaign
aimed at making Canada's roads the safest in the world. This annual awareness
campaign is designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures in order to save lives and reduce injuries on Canada’s roads.

AbbyPD tackles property crime by targeting prolific offenders

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Wednesday, May 14, 2019
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AbbyPD tackles property crime by targeting prolific offenders

Between January 1 and April 30th, 2019, 509 crimes against persons (including assaults, homicides and robberies) were reported to the Abbotsford Police Department. During that same period, more than 2256 property-related crimes (break and enter, theft from vehicle, and theft of vehicle) were reported. 

AbbyPD Team Alexa members

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May 9, 2019
AbbyPD Team Alexa members recognized for 2018 investigations

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In 2009, Alexa’s Team was created by the Middelaer family, in partnership with the BC
Road Safety Foundation and the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. Alexa’s Team is named for Alexa Middelaer, who was killed by an impaired driver in 2008 when she was just four years old. 

Join us! AbbyPD Heroes Ninja Challenge

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May 1, 2019

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Join us! AbbyPD Heroes Ninja Challenge
The Abbotsford Police Department is counting down the days to our newest event …. the AbbyPD Heroes Ninja Challenge!

Join your local first responders for a 4 km run and 10-obstacle trail course – challenge yourself, your family and your friends as you get fit, enjoy the great outdoors and best of all…support our amazing Special Olympic athletes.

Police Investigating a Stabbing on Tims St

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April 28 2019
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Police Investigating a Stabbing on Tims St

Abbotsford Police are currently on scene investigating a stabbing in the 32100 block of Tims St. Emergency Services were called to the area at 5:10 pm for a report that a female had been stabbed. Abbotsford Police have arrested a 20 year old female and she remains in police custody. A 36 year old female has been transported to hospital and is in stable condition.

UPDATE: Missing Person- Mike LEVETT Located

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April 23, 2019
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UPDATE: Missing Person- “Mike” LEVETT Located

Please be advised that “Mike” LEVETT has been located safe and sound. Thank you for all your assistance.