EVAN SEAL / THE LEADER
A police ofﬁcer at the scene of a murder that took the life of a teenager early Wednesday morning near 141 Street and 103 Avenue.
He came to Canada about our years ago to get away rom the vio-lence in his homeland, they said.He was living with an uncle.Aliu was still iguring out what he wanted tobe, but it would probably involve some ormo helping people.Not as a doctor, as he was a little squeamishabout blood.But likely a career that would involve himlooking out or others, something he already did.A Muslim riend remembers Aliu tellingpeople to back o when he was being teasedabout his religion.Another riend said Aliu was the kind o buddy you could talk to about importantthings late at night on the phone.Aliu enjoyed techno rap, hip hop and hang-ing with his riends and he liked to party.A riend who created a memorial web page, Anastasia Levin, saidAliu could make her laugh at will.“He could just point at something and say something unny about it,” Levinsaid o her protective riend.“[He could make you] eel like he was your riend orever and that youdon’t need to be scared when you’re around him,” Levin said.Police do not believe the shooting was gang or drug related.One person who posted a message on a Facebook memorial site suggested the argument that precededthe shooting was over “jumping on some one’s car.”Immediately afer the shooting, Aliu’s body was cov-ered by a tarp while police waited or orensic expertsto arrive.O cers cordoned o several blocks around the area.Residents were questioned by police beore they were allowed to leave.“Tere were a lot o people on the street at the time,”said Sgt. Peter Tiessen, speaking or the IntegratedHomicide Investigation eam (IHI).“We’re trying to determine right now what their rolemight have been.”Anyone with inormation about the case is asked tocall the IHI tip line at 1-877-543-9217, or i you wish to remain anonymouscall Crime Stoppers at 604-669-IPS.
“I have to apologize to all theanucks ans or beating you guys,”oked Fraser as he took to the staget City Centre Wednesday in ront o ore than 1,000 people.“It’s a great turnout, this is amaz-ng. I didn’t know what to expect,ut we have way more people herehan I thought we would.”Afer a short speech, Fraser satown to sign autographs or theager ans, who had begun lining uplong 134A Street or the opportu-ity as early as 8 a.m.Fraser played in 70 games as aorward or the Blackhawks thisast season, scoring seven goalsnd assisting on 12 others. Just twoeeks afer he completed his secondull NHL season with the Black-awks, he was traded to the Edmon-on Oilers in an oseason deal.He began his junior hockey careerwith the PortCoquitlamBuckerooso the PacicInternationalJunior Hockey League,moving up tothe WesternHockey League’s RedDeer Rebelswhere heplayed or ourseasons.He was alsoa member o eam Canada,hich won gold at the 2005 Worldunior championships in Northakota.Brouwer, 24, netted 22 goalsnd 40 points in 78 games played,dding another our goals and eightoints in 19 playo games. Tis pastseason was his second with Chicago.Te Stanley Cup triumph cappedn outstanding season or Seabrook.Te 25-year-old deenceman wongold medal playing deence oranada at the 2010 Winter Olympicames in Vancouver.During the NHL season, hescored our times and added 26ssists or 30 points, and was alus-20.
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didn’t discover she was still theregistered owner o her purple 1996 HyundaiAccent until the letter arrived rom the o ceo the Superintendent o Motor Vehicles.Her car had been impounded in ScotchCreek, B.C. because the person driving it didn’thave a driver’s licence and the car didn’t haveproperly registered plates on it.Te June letter was a surprise because Mariehad sold her car at the beginning o the year orscrap to a Surrey auto wrecker or $100.Te head gasket was going and it was goingto cost more than it was worth to have it xed.“I thought it was a six-by-six cube,” she said.Instead, the Mazda had been resold.Te wrecker charged $800, according to thebuyer, who tracked down Marie because hewanted to get his car back and couldn’t withoutbeing the registered owner.Tis was about the same time Marie wastalking to the owner o the towing company inScotch Creek, who was warning her that as theregistered owner she was on the hook or about$1,000 in impound ees.When she called the wrecker in Surrey whobought her car, Marie said he insisted there wasno problem.“You’re not responsible,” he said.“Tey can’t come afer you or anything.”Which was technically correct, but not really true.Legally, the buyer o a car in a private saleis the person responsible or making sure thetranser o papers is properly registered.But without the transer being registered, theseller remains the legally registered owner.“My name is still on that car. I am respon-sible or it.” Marie said.“I would have been responsible or thatimpound ee. And i I didn’t pay, that could goon my credit rating.”
Woman warns vehicle sellers to beware
“[He could make you] feellike he was your friendforever and that you don’tneed to be scared whenyou’re around him.”
Surrey North Delta Leader
Looked out or others
Lineup to getautographs
“I have toapologizeto all theCanucksfans forbeating youguys.”
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Former car owner says she was left on the hook by Surrey wrecker
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