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Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy came to Canada from the U.K. in 1971. He has worked across the media landscape from small-town B.C. newspapers to Vancouver’s big dailies and at The Calgary Herald as senior crime reporter. He has worked with The Canadian Press, Reuters and The Associated Press newswire services and was a Bloomberg News divisional foreign correspondent. A specialist in criminal/legal issues, Jeremy has been a frequent radio and TV news commentator.

Recent Work by Jeremy

B.C. restaurant fined $7K for serving beer to minor

B.C. restaurant fined $7K for serving beer to minor

An underage Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch agent walked into Wings Tap and Grill in Abbotsford and was served a beer without being asked for ID.
B.C. court upholds road rage sentence

B.C. court upholds road rage sentence

It started with two drivers giving each other the finger and resulted in one being stabbed with his own knife.
Accused B.C. killer thought victim was a zombie

Accused B.C. killer thought victim was a zombie

James Turok has been found not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder in the 2022 Nanaimo stabbing death of Eric Kutzner, 79.
Former B.C. school trustee to pay $45K defamation damages

Former B.C. school trustee to pay $45K defamation damages

Judge calls Barry Neufeld's comments "an effort to discredit his opponent in a school board trustee election, which crossed the line and constituted defamation."
Not guilty plea possible in Vancouver's first homicide of 2024

Not guilty plea possible in Vancouver's first homicide of 2024

Alexander Lo's body was found Jan. 28 in a home near Vancouver’s Knight Street and East 33rd Avenue.
New B.C. information and privacy commissioner named

New B.C. information and privacy commissioner named

Former Newfoundland and Labrador information and privacy commissioner succeeds Michael McEvoy in the B.C. position in May.
MMA fighter appears in B.C. court on assault, driving charges

MMA fighter appears in B.C. court on assault, driving charges

A video posted to social media showed a moving vehicle where the driver appeared to be dragging a woman outside the car.
B.C. man jailed for sexual abuse should get three more years for drug dealing, says Crown

B.C. man jailed for sexual abuse should get three more years for drug dealing, says Crown

Da Wei Chen pleaded guilty to seven counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking.
B.C. man pleads not guilty in Chinatown triple stabbing

B.C. man pleads not guilty in Chinatown triple stabbing

The man allegedly stabbed three people while on a day pass from a psychiatric facility where, five months earlier, he had been deemed a “significant” threat to public safety after.
B.C. man accused in 2018 stabbing death to have bail hearing

B.C. man accused in 2018 stabbing death to have bail hearing

Abeal Negussie Abera was rushed to hospital in critical condition and died a week later.
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