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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

Extradited man gets $100K bail on Vancouver investment fraud, theft charges

Extradited man gets $100K bail on Vancouver investment fraud, theft charges

The U.K. man, who faces a total of 26 charges related to alleged events between 2010 and 2013, must abide by a 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew.
Vancouver strata 'banging noises,' loud dog toys complaint dismissed

Vancouver strata 'banging noises,' loud dog toys complaint dismissed

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal has dismissed noise complaints about an upstairs neighbour's banging, thumping and dog toy noise.
Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

A woman already convicted of posing as a nurse at Ottawa medical and dental clinics now returns to B.C. where she is alleged to have posed as a nurse at BC Women's Hospital for a year.
Accused in fatal Vancouver kitten beating awaits judge's decision

Accused in fatal Vancouver kitten beating awaits judge's decision

A man who beat his five-pound kitten so severely he fractured multiple bones and led to her being euthanized should be jailed for six months, a Crown prosecutor told a provincial court judge.
Nanaimo cop acquitted in birthday prisoner assault allegation

Nanaimo cop acquitted in birthday prisoner assault allegation

An RCMP officer has been acquitted of assault connected to an in-custody incident involving a drunk woman on her 19th birthday.
B.C. mom who killed daughter loses murder sentence appeal

B.C. mom who killed daughter loses murder sentence appeal

A second-degree murder sentence of 15 years before parole eligibility for a South Surrey mother who killed her daughter is appropriate, B.C's Court of Appeal has ruled.
Vancouver man gets 30 months in jail for stabbing stranger in the neck

Vancouver man gets 30 months in jail for stabbing stranger in the neck

A Vancouver man who stabbed a stranger in the neck on Granville Street and was later found to have an automatic pistol and ammunition in his bedroom will spend the next 30 months in prison.
B.C. civil liberties watchdog seeks online police surveillance guidance from court

B.C. civil liberties watchdog seeks online police surveillance guidance from court

The Supreme Court of Canada is being asked to outline how far police can go in watching people's online behaviour.
Roller Girl's traffic ticket heading back to bylaw court

Roller Girl's traffic ticket heading back to bylaw court

Vancouver's iconic Roller Girl has had a traffic ticket she had suggested fighting on Charter rights grounds moved back to bylaw court in the absence of a Charter rights argument.
B.C. man who swallowed mouthwash 'moments' before failed roadside test fights prohibition

B.C. man who swallowed mouthwash 'moments' before failed roadside test fights prohibition

A man claiming he was improperly given a roadside driving prohibition because he had consumed mouthwash moments earlier has had his case returned to the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles for a review.