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Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy came to Canada from the U.K. in 1971. He has worked across the media landscape from small-town B.C. newspapers to Vancouver’s big dailies and at The Calgary Herald as senior crime reporter. He has worked with The Canadian Press, Reuters and The Associated Press newswire services and was a Bloomberg News divisional foreign correspondent. A specialist in criminal/legal issues, Jeremy has been a frequent radio and TV news commentator.

Recent Work by Jeremy

B.C. drug death toll rises to 1,827 for 2022

B.C. drug death toll rises to 1,827 for 2022

The BC Coroners Service says 179 people died from illicit drug use in October — about 5.8 deaths per day.
'No expert evidence': B.C. man ordered to stop smoking marijuana on strata patio

'No expert evidence': B.C. man ordered to stop smoking marijuana on strata patio

A Chilliwack medical marijuana user claimed his strata discriminated against him in failing to accommodate his disability, and that neighbours harassed him.
B.C. man found guilty of killing, dismembering Creston woman

B.C. man found guilty of killing, dismembering Creston woman

Katherine McAdam was last seen early on the morning of Aug. 15, 2015.
Alleged Wolfpack drug traffickers operating in Downtown Eastside charged

Alleged Wolfpack drug traffickers operating in Downtown Eastside charged

As part of their investigation, police seized firearms, nearly 20 kilograms of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine, and $160,000 in cash.
'I'm ashamed': Former body builder sentenced for Metro Vancouver crimes

'I'm ashamed': Former body builder sentenced for Metro Vancouver crimes

The offences took place across Metro Vancouver, including Burnaby, New Westminster and Coquitlam. In one case, the former bodybuilder tried to escape on a bus after stealing a power washer and air conditioner.
B.C. man with 115 convictions sentenced for hotel BB gun incident

B.C. man with 115 convictions sentenced for hotel BB gun incident

Michael Landry has an extensive record, with 115 convictions in B.C. and Ontario.
B.C. bus driver threats yield 63-day, time-served sentence

B.C. bus driver threats yield 63-day, time-served sentence

Rodney Francis Bruyere is banned from using Coast Mountain or TransLink buses.
True Crime Canada: The Greyhound bus beheading case

True Crime Canada: The Greyhound bus beheading case

The tale of Vince Li, who left Canadians reeling in disgust after beheading fellow bus passenger Tim McLean in 2008, continues to cause anger across the country. Warning: This story contains details that may be distressing to some readers.
B.C. pet adoption service ordered to pay chihuahua's medical bills

B.C. pet adoption service ordered to pay chihuahua's medical bills

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal said pets provide a psychological benefit and awarded the owner $500 for mental distress.
Former B.C. football player facing charges of robbery, weapons and assault

Former B.C. football player facing charges of robbery, weapons and assault

Terry Houngbo-Gody played with the B.C. Football Conference's Westshore Rebels.
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