Three suspected Vancouver Stanley Cup riot participants found in the U.S., police say
Posted by satyrikon στο Σεπτεμβρίου 2, 2012
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VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Police Department has tracked down three people in the U.S. suspected of taking part in the June 2011 Stanley Cup riot.
The suspects are in Washington, Alaska and one is believed to be in Illinois. A Canada-wide warrant for participation in a riot and other charges has been issued for their arrests, said Vancouver Police Constable Brian Montague.
“All three are aware that there is warrant out for them right now,” said Montague, who added the suspects were told of the warrant by their local police and know they will be arrested if they try to enter Canada.
Two of the suspects are Americans, but one is a Canadian citizen from Vancouver believed to be studying in the U.S.
An application to U.S. authorities for extradition is being considered, but has not officially been filed, said Montague.
“That’s something that crown counsel has to make…
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