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RCMP Looking for Carjacking Suspect

ELIE - Headingly RCMP are looking for information regarding a carjacking that took place in Elie on February 19 at about 9:00 AM. A man went to a residence in Elie and told the homeowner that his vehicle had broken down and needed a boost. The homeowner agreed to drive him to the broken down…

Fatal House Fire  in Springfield Claims Life of 88 Year-Old Man

MANITOBA - A house fire in the RM of Springfield has claimed the life of an 88 year-old man. The victim called 911 at 3:30 AM on February 20 to report a fire in his chimney. The local fire department, emergency medical services personnel and RCMP officers responded. Upon arrival, the 88-year-old male was found…

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RCMP Looking for Carjacking Suspect

ELIE - Headingly RCMP are looking for information regarding a carjacking that took place in Elie on February 19 at about 9:00 AM. A man went to a residence in Elie and told the homeowner that his vehicle had broken down and needed a boost. The homeowner agreed to drive him to the broken down…

Fatal House Fire in Springfield Claims Life of 88 Year-Old Man

MANITOBA - A house fire in the RM of Springfield has claimed the life of an 88 year-old man. The victim called 911 at 3:30 AM on February 20 to report a fire in his chimney. The local fire department, emergency medical services personnel and RCMP officers responded. Upon arrival, the 88-year-old male was found…

Water Treatment Upgrades for Portage la Prairie

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - The Manitoba government is providing more than $61 million to support the upgrade of the City of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility. “The area around Portage la Prairie has seen new and established agri-business investments in the community, leading to direct job creation and ongoing population growth that is…

RCMP Didn't Buy "Drying My Car Off" Excuse

MANITOBA - Manitoba RCMP exhibited their humorous side while sending a message about speeding on Twitter. Thursday RCMP pulled over a pick-up truck racing along at162 km/h in a 90 km/h zone on Manitoba Highway 331. Police said the driver, an 18-year-old man, said he was simply attempting to dry his truck off because he…

1.2 Million Contraband Cigarettes Seized

WINNIPEG - The RCMP Roving Traffic Unit discovered 120 cases of contraband cigarettes containing 1.2 million cigarettes during a traffic stop near Falcon Lake. RCMP have arrested two men, 47-year-old Issa Ahmad and 40-year-old Behzad Ahmed, both from Edmonton, Alberta. The two are facing charges under the Criminal Code of Canada for trafficking contraband tobacco,…

Churchill Man Walks for Two Days with Gunshot Wound

CHURCHILL - A 29 year-old man is lucky to be alive after he was shot eight kilometers outside of Churchill and had to walk back to the town to get help. The victim was out trapping when he was shot by someone on a snowmobile. He believes that this person may have mistaken him for…

Suspects Use Stolen Snowmobile for Getaway

MANITOBA - Two Winnipeg men face numerous charges after they broke into an occupied home in St. Andrews, armed with a firearm. The homeowner called her neighbours as the two suspects forced open the door of the home in the RM of St. Andrews, near Petersfield. As the neighbours arrived, they were confronted by the…

25 Year-Old Man Shot in Swan River

SWAN RIVER - RCMP are looking for information regarding a shooting that occurred on February 6. Officers responded just before 2:00 AM to a home on 9th Avenue South and found a 25 year-old man with a gun shot wound to his lower body. He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. RCMP Police…

Hit and Run Fatality in Peguis First Nation

PEGUIS FIRST NATION - A 52 year-old man has died after he was struck in a hit and run accident in Peguis First Nation. RCMP received a report of the pedestrian vehicle accident two kilometers north of highway 17 at 6:05 PM on February 1 and when they arrived at the scene found the victim…

26-Year-Old Man Found Dead From Exposure

MANITOBA - RCMP in South Indian Lake are investigating the death of a man due to exposure. RCMP said on January 30, around 6:35 pm a report of a disturbance at a home located in the community. Police were advised that a 26-year-old man, from South Indian Lake, was outside his residence and trying to…

Portage Store Bear Sprayed for a Slurpee and a Bag of Chips

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - 5 suspects terrorized a convenience store, discharging bear spray, before fleeing with just a slurpee and a bag of chips. On January 21, 2020, at approximately 2:00 am, RCMP responded to a robbery at a business on Saskatchewan Avenue West, in Portage la Prairie. Five suspects entered the business, discharged bear…

Stolen Vehicle Suspects Can't Hide from Police Dog

MANITOBA - RCMP from Headingly, Stonewall, Teulon and Portage La Prairie along with Police Dog Services arrested three suspects in a stolen vehicle investigation after the vehicle was found stuck in the snow near Cartier. The car was reported at around 2:00 AM and three suspicious people associated to the vehicle were reported to be…

House Fire Claims Life of 20 Year-Old Woman

THOMPSON - A fire at a home in Thompson has claimed the life of a 20 year-old woman. The fire began at about 6:15 AM on January 24th at a home on Centennial Drive East. RCMP along with a number of neighbours pulled an 89-year-old female to safety from a first floor window. She was…

Police Chase Ends in Snowbank

Selkirk Car Chase Ends - A short car chase ended in a snowbank for a man fleeing from Selkirk RCMP at 2:45 AM on January 24. Officers tried to pull the vehicle over when they noticed that it had no front or rear licence plates. They chased him a short distance to the intersection of…

Morden Police Stop Home Invasion Before it Started

MORDEN - Morden Police interrupt a home invasion on January 21st after receiving information regarding a planned home invasion. Police said they received information that the suspect was going to attend to the home with gang members and weapons to rob the owners at gunpoint. Shortly after midnight on the 21st, Police were near the…

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