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Vancouver, BC V6Z 1X6 | Tel.: (604) 684-8333 Police in Port Coquitlam interview area residents after an injured passenger from a car crash was found nearby.
Man charged after woman dumped by
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Woman in hospital with brain injury after she was found near Port Coquitlam cemetery
lifeless Nicholls to the intersection mony and evidence pieced togeth- conditions. His next scheduled
BY DARAH HANSEN of Lougheed Hwy. and Cambridge er from the two crime scenes. court appearance is Oct. 5.
Street and dumped her at the side The suspect was located Sept. 24 Police say the investigation into
of the road. after he was spotted in Coquitlam the incident continues and would
A 22-year-old Port Coquitlam “This incident was unusual and by an RCMP officer while on rou- not comment on whether charges
man has been criminally charged very disturbing to witnesses at the tine patrol. were pending against the driver of
in connection with what police are scene as well as for investigators,” “As awful as the circumstances the second vehicle.
calling a “very disturbing” car ac- Sgt. Dave Stewart of the Coquit- of this incident are, we are pleased According to court records, Baek-
cident that has left a young lam RCMP Traffic Section said in with the progress of the investiga- gaard was charged in 2007 with
woman in hospital with head in- a media release. tion … and we are very grateful to three Motor Vehicle Act counts, in-
juries. “You have to wonder how any- everyone who took action that cluding driving without due care
Kenneth Lars Baekgaard is al- one could just leave an injured night or has spoken to our team and attention, failure to produce a
leged to have been behind the person on the side of the road during the investigation,” Stewart driver’s licence and violating re-
wheel of a Ford Explorer when it without calling for help,” he said. said. strictions on his driver’s licence.
went off the road near the Port Co- Nicholls was later rushed to hos- Baekgaard made his first ap- Those charges were eventually
• 1 & 2 Story Lofts & 1 & 2 Baths quitlam cemetery in the early pital after she was found by star- pearance before provincial court dismissed due to the non-appear-
• Up To 1,462 Sq. Ft. morning hours of Aug. 15. The ve-
hicle rolled, badly injuring his fe-
tled area residents. To date, she
remains in hospital with an ap-
in Port Coquitlam last week where
he was formally charged with dan-
ance of the prosecution in the
• Riverfront Property male passenger, Ashley Nicholls. parent brain injury. gerous driving causing bodily
But rather than call for help, po- Meanwhile, police issued an ar- harm, criminal negligence caus- firstname.lastname@example.org
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