1 arrested after glass smashed at Vancouver City Hall during ‘street sweep’ protest: Police

One particular person was arrested and a glass door was smashed, as protesters against so-called “road sweeps” descended on Vancouver Metropolis Corridor Wednesday afternoon. Demonstrators with the Cease the Sweeps Coalition rallied on the steps of metropolis corridor calling for an finish to the follow, earlier than police say they tried to disrupt a gathering in progress inside. Metropolis councillors had been debating the controversial Broadway Plan on Wednesday. Learn extra: DTES group rallies in opposition to ‘road sweeps,’ says space’s homeless focused The group “briefly occupied the constructing’s foyer,” earlier than police escorted them exterior, VPD spokesperson Sgt. Steve Addison mentioned. Police mentioned one particular person was arrested for mischief in relation to the smashed glass. Metropolis Coun. Melissa … Read more

Vancouver police officer who shoved person facing internal review – BC

An altercation throughout which a Vancouver police officer shoved an individual to the bottom has been flagged for inner evaluate by the drive’s skilled requirements part. The Monday night time incident at East Hastings and Carrall streets was caught on digicam. In line with police, it passed off round 10:30 p.m. as officers tried to arrest three individuals in a stolen automobile. “A crowd of bystanders started hurling projectiles at them, together with bike components and a ceramic pot that narrowly missed an officer’s head earlier than shattering on the bottom,” wrote Sgt. Steve Addison in an announcement. “Further police have been wanted to manage the hostile crowd so the officers may safely arrest the individuals within the stolen automobile … Read more