REAL SCOOP: Kangs, Red Scorpions charged after massive investigation

Sorry I am late reopening comments. I was digging into this case of arrests of significant Kang and Red Scorpion members after a major gang investigation headed by the Vancouver Police Department.

Here’s my first story on the arrests, with a follow to be posted later this afternoon:

Scorpion table base and bags of cash seized during gang investigation

Police probe leads to dozens of charges against Red
Scorpion, Kang gangsters

Updated: August 10, 2018

A major Vancouver police investigation has led to dozens of charges against members of the notorious Kang gang and their Red Scorpion associates, Postmedia News has learned.

During the investigation, police seized illicit drugs, caches of restricted firearms and even a pressure cooker bomb that was intended “to endanger the life of person or persons unknown.”

Charged with possessing the bomb, in Vancouver on July 19, 2018, are Csongor Szucs and Kyle Latimer – Red Scorpion associates alleged in court documents to be part of a criminal organization that includes Latimer’s dad Craig, Jamie Bacon and convicted Surrey Six killer Cody Haevischer.

Neither Bacon, who is in custody awaiting trial next month on a charge of counselling to commit murder, nor Haevischer, who is serving a life sentence, were charged this week despite being named in the indictment.

Randeep Kang, left, with Sam Kang right and a friend in the middle in undated instagram photo INSTAGRAM

The investigation, which also involved the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit and the RCMP, dates back to 2017 when the Kang group broke away from their former associates in the Brothers Keepers gang and became locked in a bloody conflict across the Lower Mainland.

Last month, Vancouver Police, with the assistance of the other agencies, executed search warrants at several locations in connection with the investigation.

This week, police arrested more than a dozen Kang group members, as well as …read more

Source:: Vancouver Sun

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