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Charges laid against six more accused rioters

Cars were smashed and lit afire during the June 15 Stanley Cup riot after the Vancouver Canucks lost the cup to the Boston Bruins. - File
Cars were smashed and lit afire during the June 15 Stanley Cup riot after the Vancouver Canucks lost the cup to the Boston Bruins.
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Six more accused rioters – three of them from Surrey, Richmond and North Vancouver – are now charged with crimes related to the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver last June.

Charges of participating in a riot have been laid against 19-year-old Surrey resident Brandon Foster, 20-year-old Richmond resident Jeffery Xiao, 19-year-old North Vancouver resident Julian Eiers, 22-year-old Vancouver resident Sage Laboucan, 33-year-old Vancouver resident Robert Olson and 20-year-old Vancouver resident Dakota Schlag.

Foster also faces charges of break and enter and possession of stolen property.

Xiao, Eiers and Olson are also charged with break and enter, while Schlag is also charged with mischief.

Crown prosecutors have now charged a total of 91 people charged with riot-related offences.

Damage to property on the night of the riot, which saw vehicles flipped and burned and window fronts smashed, is estimated at $3 million.

Investigators have so far recommended nearly 600 charges against 200 suspected rioters.

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