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Property being illegally seized at Fairy Creek old-growth blockades, lawyers argue

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Kimberly Murray faces a difficult dilemma after her vehicle was towed during an RCMP raid of the Fairy Creek old-growth blockades on Vancouver Island in early August. 

Aside from questions about whether the car was legally impounded, given it was parked outside the RCMP temporary exclusion zone off to the side of the road on Aug. 9, Murray is facing a $2,500 fee to get it back. 

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Over 90 complaints about police misconduct at Fairy Creek received says RCMP watchdog

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

There’s been over 90 complaints filed about police actions at the Fairy Creek logging blockade since June 25.

Kate McDerby, director of strategic communications and outreach for the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (CRCC), confirmed 25 of those complaints are currently being investigated. 

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