Reece Hunt brings home Canada Winter Games Bronze Medal

first_imgEarlier in the Canada Winter Games, Nelson Boxing Club’s Brayden Hellekson won a bronze representing Team BC in the 178-pound class.Chanreet Bassi of Lake Country scored the game-winning goal to power Team BC to the bronze medal.Team Alberta won the Gold Medal with a narrow 2-1 win over Team Quebec.Hunt, who plays for the Okanagan Hockey Academy after playing her minor hockey in Nelson, finished the Games with a pair of assists in six games.Hunt will conclude the season at the OHA before heading off for a full-ride scholarship to NCAA Division I Bemidji State University in Minnesota beginning in 2019-20.Reece Hunt of Nelson (fifth from left, front row) joins her Team BC teammates for a bronze-medal, group photo inside the dressing room at the Canada Winter Games. — Submitted photo The 2019 Canada Winter Games recently wrapped up in Red Deer, but not before a second Nelson athlete stepped onto the podium to receive a medal.Reece Hunt of Nelson won a bronze medal for Team BC in women’s hockey Saturday at the Servus Downtown Arena in Red Deer as Team BC shook off a heartbreaking overtime semi-final loss to edge Team Ontario 5-4 in Medal Round play.It was the first women’s hockey medal at the Canada Games for Team BC since the province won bronze in 1991.last_img read more

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Hunters win by one point 11-10 over Blackhawks

first_imgBoas kicked the field goal 14 seconds to full time after the score was leveled at 10-10.Hunters were behind at half time, 10-6, but got back on track following their second try from Justin Olam 16 minutes to full time to level the score 10-10.The first 40 minutes of the game saw a late try from Willie Minoga help Townsville Blackhawks take lead at half time 10-6.Minoga was taken off the bench 18 minutes to half time when the score was 6-4. He scored a late try four minutes to half time to put his team in front 10-6 after a successful conversion.The first 15 minutes was tough for both teams as they struggled to score.Adam Korave made the breakthrough for Hunters scoring 17 minutes into the game to put Hunters in front 6-0 after a successful conversion from captain Noel Zeming.It was a physical game with hard tackles. Blackhawks fought hard and scored their first try 6-4 through Rhyse Martin seven minutes to half time.Minoga’s try was the second for Blackhawks extending their score to lead 10-6 at half time.The second half was intense but a try from Hunters and the one point field goal took the home team to victory.last_img read more

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Mother, relative refused bail

first_img14-year-old busted with cocaine in suitcase handlesThe mother and another relative of the 14-year-old who was busted with cocaine concealed in the handles of his suitcase were refused bail at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts when they appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly on separate charges of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. 31The child’s mother, Cora Towler and and the other relative, Ian Griffith pleaded not guilty to the charges that stated that on Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, they were in possession of 1.4 kilogram of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.Defence Attorneys Peter Hugh, who represented Ian Griffith, and Paul Fung-A-Fat, who represented Cora Towler, both contended that the cocaine was found on a third party and not on their clients, hence, further investigations should be carried out.Hugh made an application for reasonable bail on behalf of Griffith which was denied by Magistrate Daly.Fung-A-Fat explained to the Court that his client was 41 years old and had four children. He pointed out that she was self-employed as a shop owner and was a naturalised American. The Attorney pleaded for reasonable bail which was denied.He clearly explained that his client only packed her son’s suitcase and did not dismantle it, pointing to the fact that the cocaine was discovered in the handles of the suitcase.Police Prosecutor Shellon Jupiter contended that Towler admitted in a caution statement that she placed the drugs in her son’s suitcase, along with Griffith who helped her pack. Upon this revelation by the Police, Griffith was later charged.The defendants will make their next court appearance on September 12, 2016. The 14-year-old was held following the discovery of the 1.4 kilograms of cocaine concealed in the handles of his suitcase while he was waiting to board a flight destined for New York at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri on Friday afternoon.It was reported that the teen was travelling alone, returning home after spending the August vacation in Guyana.Upon the discovery of the cocaine, four persons, including the teen’s parents, were arrested.last_img read more

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Southend snap up West Ham starlet on loan

first_img1 West Ham striker Elliot Lee has joined Southend United on loan until the end of January.The young striker has been in fine form for West Ham’s Under-21s this season, netting five goals in seven appearances.That form led to interest from several lower league clubs, but Southend have now stolen a march on their rivals and secured the 19-year-old’s services.Lee will link up with the Shrimpers until 31st January and manager Phil Brown will be hoping he can aid their promotion push.Southend currently sit ninth in League Two, sixth points off the automatic promotion places. Elliot Lee last_img

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Delgadillo’s wife facing old arrest warrant

first_imgOne violation for parking in a red zone in December 2006 was not paid until the newspaper inquired about the tickets last month, by which time the $70 infraction had become a $174 fine with penalties. A spokesman for Delgadillo said the city attorney’s wife was responsible for all the parking tickets and delinquent payments. The new developments were yet the latest driving-related issues to dog Delgadillo and his wife, Michelle. On Monday, Delgadillo apologized for keeping quiet about a 2004 accident in which his wife crashed his city-issued vehicle while driving on a suspended license. Delgadillo said he was reimbursing the city for the $1,222 repair. In the latest disclosure, Michelle Delgadillo said she was “very embarrassed” and was working to resolve the arrest warrant issue as soon as possible. The wife of the city’s top prosecutor has an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to appear in court nine years ago on charges of driving without insurance, with a suspended license and in an unregistered car. City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo said he was embarrassed about the outstanding bench warrant. He said he didn’t know about it until this week and has urged his wife to remedy the situation. “My wife is embarrassed about this, and I am embarrassed as well,” he said. The couple also has been chronically late in paying fines for at least five parking tickets in the last three years, the newspaper reported. “I will do whatever the court instructs me to do. I apologize for any embarrassment this has caused my husband and family,” she said in a statement. “It is completely my mistake.” Michelle Delgadillo was cited by a California Highway Patrol officer on Aug. 1, 1998, in Santa Monica for allegedly driving with an expired Montana driver’s license, according to court documents. The citation – issued two weeks before she married Delgadillo and written under her maiden name, Namen – said the tan BMW 325 she was driving had expired tags and she had no proof of insurance. The Santa Monica city attorney’s office filed a three-count criminal case. When she did not appear in court a month later for her arraignment, a judge issued a $2,000 bench warrant. The warrant remains active, according to officials with the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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All-Antelope Valley softball first team

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2REBECCA ZAPATA, C, Palmdale NICOLE TRONCOSO, INF, Knight NOEL LUONGO, INF, Highland ELIZABETH WARD, INF, Quartz Hill ALANA SMITH, INF, Boron MARISSA DE LIMA, P, Highland HEATHER SANDBERG, P, Lancaster KAYLYN KOLESAR, P, Paraclete IKEA MAULDIN, Util./DH, Lancaster TRACEE WOLF, OF, Quartz Hill ALIANA DEVENNEY, OF, Quartz Hill SHANNON BARNHILL, OF, Desert160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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NASCAR Makes Changes to Races Beginning in Daytona

first_imgAs a result of ongoing feedback from NASCAR’s fans, there will be changes to the format of all races in the top three NASCAR divisions.The goal of the changes is to make racing better from start to finish and also add more memorable moments along the way. Below is a short synopsis of the changes to take place starting with the Can-Am Duel at Daytona on February 23rd.  Races will be divided into 3 stagesStages 1 and 2 each approximately 25-30 percent of the race distanceEach stage will have a winner flagged at a designated lap.  The race will then go to caution between stages followed by a mandatory pit stop for each teamThe Final Stage will consist of the remaining distance – normal race finish rules (i.e., green, white, checkers)Stages 1 & 2 will award pointsThe top ten finishers of stage 1 & 2 will receive championship points (from 10 points to 1 point)Stage winners will receive one (1)  “segment winner point bonus” for NASCAR Postseason/Playoff seeding, but will NOT receive a playoff berth for a stage winFinal StageRace (aka the Final Stage) winners of each points event still earn a berth into the playoffsPays points 1st thru last place finisherFormat will begin for NASCAR Camping World Trucks, NASCAR Xfinity, & Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with the first race of the 2017 seasonThe Can-Am Duel will be treated segments, paying points to the top-10 finishers.  Duel winners will NOT earn bonus points or a berth for the post-season.  The Daytona 500 will be the first MENCS race with three (3) full segments. A panel of drivers, teams, track officials, and NASCAR helped develop the changes including Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, & Joey Logano.Joe Gibbs Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing represented the current teams at the press conference held earlier this evening.Former drivers Jeff Gordon & Jeff Burton also participatedlast_img read more

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Clayton Virgil Collins, age 71 of Pekin

first_imgHe had been a resident Washington County since 1982 and was formerly of Chicago.Survivors include: Son Jeremy Collins, Pekin; 4 Brothers: Lawrence, Clifford, Clinton and David Collins and 2 Grandchildren: Justina Tatlock and Josh Carter of Salem and 4 great grandchildren: Brennen Collins, Myles Tatlock, Amelia and Kaelyn Carter.He was preceded in death by Son: Virgil and 4 of Brothers and 2 sisters. Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Bro. Bruce Stephenson officiating.Visitation: 10 am to 1 pm Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Interment and committal service will follow at Blue River Baptist Cemetery near Salem. Clayton Virgil Collins, age 71 of Pekin, Indiana passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:55 pm, in University Of Louisville Hospital.Born November 5, 1945 in Jamboree, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Lazarus Collins and Phoebe (Estepp) Collins.On January 1, 1967 he married Patricia (Rooker) Collins, who passed away January 19, 2011. Clayton was a retired employee of the old Worley Lumber and Mull Lumber Companies.last_img read more

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Breaking News in the Industry: July 13, 2018

first_imgEmployee steals packages worth more than $100,000Port Arthur Police in Texas say a man working at a UPS Hub stole packages worth over $100,000.
 According to a probable cause affidavit, Matthew Thai Pham is accused of taking cargo destine for a local AT&T store. Pham is accused of taking multiple boxes; some containing Samsung or Apple phones valued at between $400 and $1,100 each and other stolen boxes had accessory watches. In all, the stolen cargo is worth $100,193. The affidavit says Pham admitted to stealing and selling the items. Pham was indicted by a Jefferson County Grand Jury on a charge of second-degree felony theft.  [Source: ABC12 News]Prolific thief jailed for shoplifting spreeWhen David Peterson made more than 30 trips to Lower Bucks hardware stores in 2017, he wasn’t stockpiling $20,000 in weed-wackers and leaf blowers for a backyard-landscaping project. The 37-year-old New Jersey man was stealing the items, along with generators, hedge trimmers, drills and other pieces, and pawning the equipment in the Garden State. Peterson, of Trenton, pleaded guilty to the string of thefts Wednesday in Bucks County Court, admitting that between May and October of last year he stole from three Home Depot and two Lowe’s stores in Bensalem, Falls and Middletown on 36 occasions.He also admitted to a 2015 theft from a Bensalem Kohl’s, where he made a return for bedding he had never purchase, according to Assistant District Attorney Vanessa Konoval. His new pleas add to a long history of convictions for thefts, drug offenses and robbery, according to court records. In addition to stealing a “hardware store’s worth of merchandise,” President Judge Jeffrey L. Finley wondered aloud how many times Peterson stole and didn’t get caught. “You’re a career criminal. It’s what you do,” Finley said. “You’re a professional.”- Sponsor – Finley ordered the man to serve 1½ to five years in state prison for the thefts consecutive to a five-year sentence he is already serving in New Jersey. The judge said he fashioned the sentence in part to balance the impact of the man’s numerous crimes against his already lengthy incarceration. Asked what he did with the tools he snatched, Peterson explained to the judge that he took them to a pawn shop, usually one in Bordentown, New Jersey, where he was paid about half the retail price for items still in their original packaging. He said the shop has since closed. Peterson pointed to a Percocet addiction that spiraled out of control in the wake of his mother’s death as the driving force behind his prolific shoplifting spree. “I never though it would happen to me,” he said. “I was always the athletic player.” Peterson’s attorney Suzette Adler noted that the man has been largely cooperative since he was caught, waiving court appearances to speed along the process of closing his cases. When Peterson is eventually released from prison, he will have 60 days before he must begin making payments of at least $100 a month toward his $20,518 in restitution costs.   [Source: Burlington County Times]Police searching for thieves accused of shoplifting ring [Viral Video]Police in Centralia, California, are hoping surveillance video will help catch a group of five young men believed to be tied to a shoplifting spree at the outlet malls next to Interstate 5. At least three stores were hit on Tuesday. Police said the five are brazen because of their attitude of not caring if clerks see what they are doing. Surveillance video shows them walking in and simply walking out with goods.At the Polo Ralph Lauren store, police said the group was hanging out just feet from the store clerks and then they all leave with the last one grabbing clothes and tossing them over his shoulder, and walking out as if nothing is wrong. None of the stores involved would speak about it the thefts, but in general, stores across the country are often not willing to risk the safety of their employees over the loss of merchandise. However, employees did provide a car description of a white VW SUV, which a police officer saw and chased towards downtown. But the officer was told to break it off when speeds reached 90 miles per hour. Hitting two stores is a misdemeanor, but police say three stores makes it a felony.    [Source: KOMO News]Five-time convicted shoplifter arrested for sixth offenseA Warner Robins, Georgia, man was arrested Sunday for his sixth shoplifting offense, according to a Bibb County police report. A deputy responded to a call at the Kroger on Forsyth Road in Macon on Sunday. Upon arriving at the scene, an employee described the shoplifting suspect who started walking south on Forsyth Road. The deputy found the suspect who identified himself as JaRodney McCoy, 43. McCoy was transported back to the Kroger where employees confirmed he was the shoplifter. The report says McCoy stole four packages of shrimp and five steaks, worth a total of $125.87. McCoy was previously convicted of theft by shoplifting five times, and was taken into custody at the scene.   [Source: WMAZ13 News]Shoplifting suspects with children arrested after high-speed chaseDiona Murray has had her child endangering charge cleared, according to Miami Valley Ohio Jail records. She is awaiting court action for her failure to comply charge. Murray’s bail is set at $50,000. Englewood police pursued a 43-year-old woman, her daughter and her 7-year-old grandson during a high-speed chase into Trotwood after the woman stole items from a Walmart on Tuesday afternoon, police said.Officers were dispatched to the business, located on Hoke Road in Clayton around noon, and were told by a store detective that two females and a child paid for some items at a self-scan but attempted to sneak several out the door, according to an Englewood police report. The detective confronted the suspects, but they resisted and began their escape in a black Hyundai Tucson. Officers spotted the vehicle in their cruiser and pursued the suspects. The suspects drove south on Hoke Road, exceeding 75 mph at several points, repeatedly swerving into oncoming traffic before crashing into a barbed wire fence on Moss Creek Boulevard, according to the report.The driver, Diona Murray, 43, and her daughter fled the scene on foot toward Moss Creek Golf Club; and in the process, left the 7-year-old boy behind. The boy, who was reportedly not wearing a seat belt, provided officers with information about his grandmother and aunt. He was later transported to his mother. Murray and her daughter were found hiding in weeds in the 6500 block of Westbrook Road, and were placed in handcuffs. Murray was arrested for failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, child endangering and receiving stolen property for a license plate and a stolen car, according to the report. Murray’s daughter was arrested for failure to comply and theft, according to the report. Murray was processed Tuesday at Montgomery County Jail and charged with failure to comply but has not been formally charged with child endangering, according to Montgomery County Jail records.   [Source: Dayton Daily News]Police take ‘zero tolerance’ stance on shoplifting, shame suspects on FacebookThe Auburn Maine Police Department says they are embarking on an anti-shoplifting campaign due to skyrocketing shoplifting numbers. “In the first five months of 2018, we have seen an 84% increase in shoplifting thefts as compared to the first five months of 2017,” said Chief Phil Crowell in a press release. “Local businesses are looking to us to help find solutions.”In 2017, police say only 25 percent of the adults arrested for shoplifting were Auburn residents, 40 percent of the arrested adults were from Lewiston and 31 percent were from other Maine towns. The remaining 4 percent were from out of state. “These retailers are willing to work with us to try and lower the occurrences,” said Deputy Chief Jason Moen. “So, moving forward, businesses will be taking preventative measures and the Auburn Police will be taking a ‘zero tolerance’ stance on shoplifting.”Police say anyone caught shoplifting in Auburn stores will be arrested and taken to the Androscoggin County Jail. Once a week, Auburn Police say they will post booking photos on their Facebook page “for the world to see.” “Shoplifting is not a victimless crime. Millions of dollars in property is lost every year to shoplifting and we will do our best to prevent it,” said Crowell. “We want people to know that Auburn is open for business but closed to shoplifting.”   [Source: WGME13 News] Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

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Some States Take Action to Crack Down on Porch Pirates

first_imgPiracy is rampant in America today, but it’s not the kind involving grizzled seamen wearing eyepatches and muttering “Aaargh, matey!” The problem today is porch piracy — the purloining of packages and other deliveries from front porches and mailboxes.A study published by Digital Commerce 360’s Internet Retailer site shows that Americans spent some $517 billion in online retail purchases last year, accounting for more than 14% of total adjusted retail sales (factoring out items not normally purchased online). Ten years ago, the figure was 5.1%. And things that get ordered on line usually get delivered to the customer’s home or place of business, either by the USPS or by a carrier like UPS or Federal Express. If nobody is around to receive them, they just sit there, tempting thieves.Nearly one American in five lost merchandise to porch pirates in 2016, according to a survey conducted by the home security firm Ring, and there’s no reason to think that the number has gone down since.- Sponsor – In some cases, porch pirates are after valuable items like iPads, small appliances, or luxury liquor or foodstuffs — but they also steal essential prescription medicines, checks, and documents bearing personal information that could facilitate identity theft. State governments are beginning to take notice of this larcenous trend… 24/7 Wall St Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

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