Dozens of Vancouver Rioters Turning Themselves In

Dozens of Vancouver Rioters Turning Themselves In

After the Game 7 riots in Vancouver, police made one thing clear: By any means necessary, they were going to indentify those who took part in the riot.

That meant a massive social media effort in which people crowd-sourced the identities of alleged looters and arsonists; it also meant the Vancouver police scouring hours of footage themselves to find the perps.

As we near the 1-month anniversary of the June 15 riots (how will you celebrate?), it seems more than a few people who took part in them have owned up to their roles. From the Vancouver Sun:

A total of 34 rioters have come forward, but none has been charged. Nearly 50 investigators and civilian experts — up from 43 last week — are looking at about 600 gigabytes of data; they want email submissions to be sent to

That presumably includes photos from Facebook sites like this one, which has been publishing photographs with visible faces and continuing the debates about how and why these riots happened.

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