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Crunching the Numbers: Charges laid in Vancouver’s “Stanley Cup Riot”

On Monday, the Vancouver Police Dept laid the first charges since riots broke out following the Stanley Cup Finals Game 7 this past summer. 

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Below are some of the details on the charges:

Charges being recommended for first 60 suspected rioters:

- recommending 163 charges to Crown against the first 60 suspected rioters

- 50 men and 10 women

- average age is 21 years old

- youngest male 16 years

- oldest male 52 years

- youngest female 17 years

- oldest female 22 years

The most charges being recommended against one individual:

- 10 charges

Top three most common charges being recommended:

- participating in a riot — 60 charges being recommended

- mischief — 41 charges being recommended

- break and enter — 35 charges being recommended

City of residence of first 60 suspected rioters:

21 Surrey

12 Vancouver

9 Burnaby

4 Maple Ridge

2 Abbotsford

2 Delta

1 Richmond

1 Victoria

1 Coquitlam

1 Courtenay

1 Langley

1 New Westminster

1 North Vancouver

1 Port Coquitlam

1 Seattle, Washington

1 Westbank

- 35 per cent are from Surrey

- 20 per cent are from Vancouver

- 15 per cent are from Burnaby

 

The Vancouver Sun was sent exclusive video of what really happened to the couple in Richard Lam’s famous “Riot Kiss” photo, taken during the Vancouver riot on Wednesday.
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The Vancouver Sun was sent exclusive video of what really happened to the couple in Richard Lam’s famous “Riot Kiss” photo, taken during the Vancouver riot on Wednesday.

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View the video.