Tag Archives: Abbotsford

Lovepreet Singh Dhaliwal shot to death in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police Department received multiple calls of shots fired in the area of Ridgeview Drive and Promontory Court on January 19th at approximately 6:30pm.

Police arrived to find Lovepreet Singh Dhaliwal 24, suffering from  gunshot wounds. Dhaliwal was pronounced dead at the scene.

A black Acura TL (see attached stock photograph) was identified leaving the scene immediately after the shooting. Police said a vehicle matching the same description was found burnt out in Langley.

Police are urging anyone with information to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

Alexander Blanarou shot to death in Abbotsford

Abbotsford’s emergency services responded to the area of Bates Road and Harris Road on report of a possible shooting on December 28th at 2:23pm.

On arrival police located the victim who was later identified as 24 year old Alexander Blanarou. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and ask that anyone with information about this incident should call the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Update: Abbotsford police identify latest homicide victim as Clarence John Crothers

BC Ambulance Service and Abbotsford Police were called to a suspicious circumstance at an apartment complex in the 33000 block of Braun Ave.

Police located the victim, Clarence John Crothers 62, inside one of the units. Crothers was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of death has not been released, investigators have only said the cause of death is consistent with a homicide.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)
Update August 15th
Jeffrey Charles Halicki 50 has been charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Clarence John Crothers. Police said Halicki and Crothers were known to each-other, and that the homicide was not random.

Jaspreet Sidhu shot to death in Abbotsford

Police found 18 year old Jaspreet Sidhu on Friday August 4th at approximately 3:20pm, after he was shot and crashed his car through a fence and into an Abbotsford woman’s home on in the 32000 block of Oriole Crescent.

Sidhu was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said they believe the shooting was targeted, and that Sidhu was affiliated with gang activity.

One male suspect seen fleeing the scene and has been described as 5’11”, medium build, black pants, black hood w/ hood up and sunglasses.

Update Victim identified: Abbotsford death being investigated as a homicide

Abbotsford police responded to report of a suspicious circumstance at a home in the 2300 block of Cameron Cres, on May 31 at 1:45am.

Abbotsford patrol division rived at the home to find a deceased male. The Victim has not been identified, and police have no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information concerning
this investigation should contact the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448
Update June 7th
The victim has been identified as Nektarios (Nektar) Pardalis, 41.


 Abbotsford had gone 68 days without a homicide. The homicide previous was Jaskarn Lally, on March 24th.

Daylight shooting takes the life of Jaskarn Lally

Abbotsford police were called to the 3500-block of Chase Street at about 4:30pm on March 24th on report of a shooting. 

The victim, Jaskarn Lally 20,  was found dead at his home. Cpl. Meghan Foster said in a news release “This outcome is another example of the risks associated with gang life, and those involved are not protected from the dangers of it.”

Police said they believe the shooting occurred at approximately 2:30pm, when a black Ford F150 truck was seen fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT

Joseph Kellington Victim of Targeted Homicide in Abbotsford, BC

The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has announced a targeted homicide in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The RCMP has provided little information on the case at this time; no victim identity or cause of death. The homicide took place in the 4500 block of Ross Road. IHIT asks if the public has information to call them.

Update: IHIT has updated the victim as 24 year old Joseph Kellington. Last seen on January 29. Anyone with information should contact IHIT.

Satkar Singh Sidhu fatally shot in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police Department responded to a report of gunshots in the 30500-block of Steelhead Court on February 20th at around 9:30am.

Police arrived to find 23 year old Satkar Singh Sidhu suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite life saving efforts by paramedics Sidhu died at the scene.

Three men were seen fleeing the scene and were eventually stopped with a spike belt in Mission.

More to come…


Student killed in Abbotsford High-School stabbing

Police were called to Abbotsford Senior Secondary School at around 2pm on November 1st on report of a stabbing.

Staff members held the suspect as others were administering first aid to two injured girls. The girls were rushed to hospital where one died of her injuries. The other girl remains in stable condition.

Police has the suspect in custody, his name and age have not been released. Police did say the suspect did not attend Abbotsford Senior Secondary School .

more information will be added as it becomes available.

Update November 2

Gabriel Brandon Klein, 21, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of a 13 year old girl and aggravated assault in wounding the 14 year old girl. Police said that they believe the attack was random, and Mr. Klein doesn’t appear to have any connection to the victims.

The victim’s name has been released as Leitsha Reimer 13.

Gurdev “Dave” Hair identified at the victim of the Abbotsford homicide

Abbotsford police received a report of shots fired on Crown Court August 17th at around 9pm. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe the attack was targeted.

The IHIT (Integrated Homicide Investigation Team)  reported on August 18th that the victim had been identified as Gurdev “Dave” Hair 45.

A man by the same name was wanted in a 2012 Kidnapping and torture of a 44 year old Mission BC man.