Derrick Persaud was on Friday fined $20,000 by Magistrate Leron Daly after he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with simple larceny.Persaud confessed to the crime. He admitted that on July 5, 2018, he stole one Gillet deodorant valued $1280; property of Bounty Supermarket.On Friday, he told the court that he had gotten out of a city hospital where he was a patient for a period and needed the deodorant.According to the Police, the man is a known character to the Police and he was arraigned on previous occasions for similar charges.Persaud was fined $20,000. Failure to pay the fine will result in three months imprisonment.
Vancouver police responded late Friday afternoon to a reported stabbing at a home in the Wildwood neighborhood.A man called 911 shortly before 5 p.m. to report that his mother tried to attack him so he stabbed her with scissors, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian. He believed she was dead. The caller said they had gotten into an argument over money.Police and medical personnel responded to the home in the 13100 block of Southeast Angus Street. The woman was reportedly breathing when first responders arrived, according to emergency radio traffic.The woman was transported to an area hospital for treatment, Vancouver Police Department spokeswoman Kim Kapp said.The man, who was not identified, was taken into custody, Kapp said, and the department’s Domestic Violence Unit was investigating.There is no danger to the public, Kapp said.