Tom Zytaruk

Video surveillance still of Newton restaurant robbery suspect.

Surrey police trying to ID Newton restaurant robbery suspect

The Surrey RCMP's Robbery Unit, at 604-599-0502, is looking for information that could identify him.

Video surveillance still of Newton restaurant robbery suspect.
Surrey RCMP investigating truck explosion in Cloverdale

Surrey truck driver injured in explosion

A driver was injured and a truck was damaged in what police say was “possibly” a “localized explosion” in Cloverdale on Tuesday afternoon.

Surrey RCMP investigating truck explosion in Cloverdale
Paige Gauchier, 19, was found dead of a drug overdose in a public bathroom near Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park in 2013

Police, paramedics won’t be charged in Gauchier case

She walked into a Delta gas station on Jan. 22, 2011 intoxicated,with a bloody nose, and claiming six girls assaulted her in Surrey

Paige Gauchier, 19, was found dead of a drug overdose in a public bathroom near Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park in 2013
Surrey’s fire chief Len Garis has co-edited a book that aims to help local governments both evaluate and put into practice new ways to tackle crimes in their own communities.

FOCUS: Surrey fire chief aims to turn the page on crime

Len Garis co-edits book that looks at new ways to design out crime

Surrey’s fire chief Len Garis has co-edited a book that aims to help local governments both evaluate and put into practice new ways to tackle crimes in their own communities.
Surrey Mounties are hoping generous folk will help them 'Pack the Police Car' with food and gifts to help families in need over the Christmas holidays.

Surrey RCMP staging six ‘Pack the Police Car’ charity events

During the first two weeks of December the Surrey RCMP will stage six patrol car-packing events throughout the city,

Surrey Mounties are hoping generous folk will help them 'Pack the Police Car' with food and gifts to help families in need over the Christmas holidays.
The Surrey RCMP is looking for a woman who witness this fatal crash on King George Boulevard last Sunday morning,

Surrey RCMP looking for witness to fatal crash

Surrey RCMP Sergeant Alanna Dunlop said this woman "may have information regarding the actions of one of the drivers prior to the collision.

The Surrey RCMP is looking for a woman who witness this fatal crash on King George Boulevard last Sunday morning,
Constables seized 67 cats and 15 dogs from Zhou's Surrey property, the BC SPCA reports.

Surrey animal breeder charged with animal cruelty

Xin (Ivy) Zhou has been charged with animal cruelty related to the Feb. 16 BC SPCA seizure of 82 animals "in distress," the BC SPCA reports.

Constables seized 67 cats and 15 dogs from Zhou's Surrey property, the BC SPCA reports.
Ryley Patterson, left, and Chloe Gravel-Fallis, seen here at a recent “Santaween” fundraiser for Surrey Christmas Bureau, are planning another benefit event in Surrey on Saturday, Nov. 26.

Super fundraising by Surrey girls Ryley and Chloe

Despite sharing 11 years between them, pals are old hands at raising money

Ryley Patterson, left, and Chloe Gravel-Fallis, seen here at a recent “Santaween” fundraiser for Surrey Christmas Bureau, are planning another benefit event in Surrey on Saturday, Nov. 26.
Sullivan resident Katherine Villegas recently swapped out her career working as an accountant in a cubicle to become a registered nurse. So far, all's well. In fact, she's already won a nursing award.

Award-winning Surrey nurse ignored her mother’s advice

Sullivan resident swapped out accounting career to become a registered nurse. So far, all’s well. In fact she’s already won a nursing award

Sullivan resident Katherine Villegas recently swapped out her career working as an accountant in a cubicle to become a registered nurse. So far, all's well. In fact, she's already won a nursing award.
Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and Surrey RCMP Chief Superintendent Dwayne McDonald showcase new app for iPads and other devices.

Surrey’s Project IRIS registry touted as key crime-fighting technology

Residents and businesses with CCTV cameras who want to participate in the registry can sign up at Surrey.ca/iris.

Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and Surrey RCMP Chief Superintendent Dwayne McDonald showcase new app for iPads and other devices.
Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and Surrey RCMP Chief Superintendent Dwayne McDonald

Surrey mayor, police chief say they have a plan for 135A Street

Linda Hepner said it's a "work in progress" that will be revealed "in the coming weeks."

Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and Surrey RCMP Chief Superintendent Dwayne McDonald
Three Surrey Mounties will not face criminal charges related to a 2015 arrest where a man's right hip was fractured allegedly when they took him down to the ground to restrain him, the Criminal Justice Branch announced this week.

Three Surrey Mounties won’t be charged related to 2015 arrest

Three Surrey Mounties will not face criminal charges related to a 2015 arrest of a man whose right hip was later discovered to be fractured

Three Surrey Mounties will not face criminal charges related to a 2015 arrest where a man's right hip was fractured allegedly when they took him down to the ground to restrain him, the Criminal Justice Branch announced this week.
The Canada Revenue Agency building on King George Boulevard in Surrey, near 96th Avenue.

UPDATED: Surrey Tax Centre in Whalley to become a National Verification and Collections Centre

Surrey MP Dianne Watts says many jobs will be lost. Surrey's four Liberal MPs weigh in to "clarify some of the misinformation."

The Canada Revenue Agency building on King George Boulevard in Surrey, near 96th Avenue.
Newton Community Gaming Centre.

Newton bingo hall will close – but when?

Delta casino to replace Newton’s 624-seat gaming centre is in the works and would include more gambling and entertainment features.

Newton Community Gaming Centre.
The Surrey School Coalition is lobbying the provincial government to release $175 million in taxpayer money to help the city's public schools keep up with residential growth and has asked city council to lend its voice to its cause.

Surrey coalition ‘united’ in effort to ease crowded classrooms

Surrey School Coalition lobbying provincial government for $175 million to help the city’s public schools keep up with residential growth

The Surrey School Coalition is lobbying the provincial government to release $175 million in taxpayer money to help the city's public schools keep up with residential growth and has asked city council to lend its voice to its cause.
Surrey RCMP investigating 'apparent stabbing' of 20-year-old man in Whalley Tuesday evening.

Man, 20, found bleeding at Surrey bus loop

Surrey RCMP investigating "apparent stabbing" of 20-year-old man in Whalley Tuesday evening.

Surrey RCMP investigating 'apparent stabbing' of 20-year-old man in Whalley Tuesday evening.
Gary Donald Johnston

Surrey killer loses another appeal in Vic Fraser’s murder

Johnston stabbed Fraser nine times, breaking knife blades in his neck before bludgeoning him with a flowerpot and booting him in the ribs.

Gary Donald Johnston
New concept drawings for the Veterans Village project in Whalley show one tower instead of two as originally planned.

Legion tweaks plans for Surrey’s Veterans Village

Royal Canadian Legion now looking to build one tower instead of two during first phase of Veterans Village project in Whalley.

New concept drawings for the Veterans Village project in Whalley show one tower instead of two as originally planned.
Two-time Surrey murderer Thomas Robert Elton has lost an appeal of a 2012 second-degree murder conviction in which he claimed he had helped his chronically ill wife commit suicide.

Murder conviction stands for Surrey man, now dead, who claimed his wife’s death was assisted suicide

Two-time Surrey murderer Thomas Robert Elton lost appeal of second-degree murder conviction. Claimed he helped ill wife commit suicide.

Two-time Surrey murderer Thomas Robert Elton has lost an appeal of a 2012 second-degree murder conviction in which he claimed he had helped his chronically ill wife commit suicide.
Surrey RCMP make arrest in 2015 hit-and-run crash

Surrey RCMP make arrest in 2015 hit-and-run involving elderly pedestrian

The victim, an 85-year-old man, was struck down by a silver car in the 12600-block of 92nd Avenue on April 6, 2015.

Surrey RCMP make arrest in 2015 hit-and-run crash