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14-Year-Old Boy Mugged on Bike Path

WINNIPEG - A 14-year-old boy was mugged Sunday just before 5:00 PM along the riverbank bike trial in the 2500 block of Roblin Blvd. The victim, a 14-year-old boy, told police he was riding his bike along the trail when two men jumped out from the trees along the trail and stood in front of…

Teenaged Girl Crossing Road Was Struck and Killed

MANITOBA - Wednesday just before midnight a teenaged girl crossing the road was struck and killed. On July 18, at approximately 11:50 pm, Ste. Rose du Lac RCMP responded to a report of a collision on Provincial Road 278, near the Ebb and Flow First Nation community arena. The preliminary investigation has determined that a…

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14-Year-Old Boy Mugged on Bike Path

WINNIPEG - A 14-year-old boy was mugged Sunday just before 5:00 PM along the riverbank bike trial in the 2500 block of Roblin Blvd. The victim, a 14-year-old boy, told police he was riding his bike along the trail when two men jumped out from the trees along the trail and stood in front of…

Teenaged Girl Crossing Road Was Struck and Killed

MANITOBA - Wednesday just before midnight a teenaged girl crossing the road was struck and killed. On July 18, at approximately 11:50 pm, Ste. Rose du Lac RCMP responded to a report of a collision on Provincial Road 278, near the Ebb and Flow First Nation community arena. The preliminary investigation has determined that a…

House Fires Shuts Down Arlington

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Fire crews have completely blocked off Arlington Street at Ellice because of a house Friday morning. There are reports that firefighters were removing people from the home, but those reports have not been confirmed by fire officials. Manitoba Post will continue to update this story as information becomes available. PHOTO TWITTER /…

Two Criminals Pick the Wrong Place to Rob

Strange but True Crime News - This story is the text book meaning of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Police in Woodlawn, Md. say Joseph McInnis III and Tyree McCoy attempted to stage an armed robbery at a pub in September 0f 2017. The two would be bandits didn't case the…

Manitoba Man Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover

MANITOBA - RCMP say a 31-year-old man died in a single vehicle rollover in the evening of July 18th on Beach Road near Sandy Bay First Nation. Mounties said a 39-year-old man from Sandy Bay First Nation was driving a mini-van west on Beach Road with two passengers when he lost control and rolled the…

Man & Woman Arrested After Crime Spree, One Suspect at Large

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested and charged a man and woman responsible for several aggressive acts of crime, one suspect remains at large. In the evening hours of July 8th a 62-year-old woman, and a 63-year-old man at home on Wyper Road were assaulted by two men, one armed with a gun and one with…

An Upgraded Sister MacNamara Park​

WINNIPEG – Kids near Sister MacNamara Park in Winnipeg have a new basketball court. Councillor Mike Pagtakhan officially opened a new basketball court at Sister MacNamara Park on Ross Avenue. The new court, installed as part of an overall restoration of the park which started in 2017, features new asphalt with court lines, backboards and…

Missing 24-Year-Old Woman Last Seen July 7th

ELPHINSTONE - RCMP are asking for the public's help locating a missing woman. Police say Megan Sportak, a 24-year-old woman from the Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation, was reported missing on July 12th. Megan Sportak, last spoke to her family on July 5th of this year. Police said that Megan was reported to be in Winnipeg…

Lights of the North Construction to Begin Soon

WINNIPEG - Construction will begin soon for the Lights of the North, Chinese Lantern Light Festival. Dorothy Doobie, a co-chair, said, the steel required for the exhibits will reach Winnipeg July 20th. In all, CN is hauling in 18 car loads of steel components and other materials for the show. Lights of the North, Chinese…

Police Chase Injuries 3 Mounties & 1 Suspect

MANITOBA - Three Mounties and a suspect sustained minor injuries and two police cruisers were damaged as RCMP tried to capture an armed and violent suspect wanted on several warrants. Just after midnight on July 15th, RCMP tried to stop an SUV that was being driven erratically and dangerously on Highway 12 near Loewen Boulevard.…

RCMP Arrest & Charge 3 Men, One Man Remains on The Loose

MANITOBA - RCMP in Wabowden say three people are facing multiple charges and one man in on the run. Friday RCMP received a call about a possible drunk driver. Officers that responded stopped a pickup truck four kilometres south of Provincial Road 373 that was driving erratically. As Mounties approached the truck one officer saw…

Strange but True Crime News - Snapchat Leads Police to Criminal

STRANGE BUT TRUE CRIME NEWS - We go back in time, three years, for this true crime story. Christopher Wallace, a 22-year-old man wanted by police in the US was arrested in March 2015 while Snapchatting his whereabouts. Wallace posted that he was currently hiding in a cupboard from police, who were searching his home…

Is a Vote on Portage & Main Necessary

WINNIPEG — For decades, Winnipeg residents have debated the idea of allowing pedestrians to once again cross a downtown intersection many consider iconic. This fall, they may be able to vote on it. Mayor Brian Bowman announced Wednesday he supports a fellow councillor’s motion to include a referendum question in the upcoming municipal election on…

Suspects in Portage Shooting Considered Armed & Dangerous

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - RCMP have made an arrest and issued warrants in connection to the shooting and serious assault in Portage la Prairie on July 15th. Police say Tyler Tukundum, a 26-year-old man from Winkler, has been arrested in connection with the serious assault and charged with Aggravated assault. Jonah Perswain, an 18-year-old man…

Scott Taylor Says - Candy Giant is Sweet

Candy Giant, ridden by Tyrone Nelson and trained by Eurico Martens threw his name into the Manitoba Derby sweepstakes last Saturday night. Candy Giant, nearly lapped the field, winning by five lengths in the one-mile contest for three-year-olds, over Pate Marwick with Adolfo Morales aboard. And Pete Warwick was five ahead of the third-place finisher,…

Winnipeg Man Facing Numerous Child Pornography Charges

WINNIPEG - A 54-year-old Winnipeg man is facing numerous child pornography charges. Police say on April 19th the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit began an investigation regarding child sexual abuse imagery being uploaded to an IP address in Winnipeg. On June 25th police executed a search warrant at an address in the Riverview area. What…

CITI FM Terminates Morning Show Host Dave Wheeler

WINNIPEG - CITI FM radio in Winnipeg, owned and operated by Rogers Media, announced Wednesday that Morning Show Host, Dave Wheeler, has been released from his duties. Wheeler was suspended after making comments on the air Monday comparing transgender people to actors saying "pretend to be different things." Businesses and many people took to social…

Two Men on Winnipeg Most Wanted List

WINNIPEG - Law enforcement agencies in Manitoba provide pictures and details of individuals that are wanted by police in their communities. The Manitoba Post brings you those details and photos of wanted people in our province on a weekly basis. Please share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Antonio Allen Police are looking…

Dougald Lamont Wins Seat in St. Boniface

WINNIPEG - Liberal's and leader Dougald Lamont exclaim 'victoire a' St. Boniface', as NDP collapse continues. The incumbent NDP lost 1/3rd of its support, falling to 1770 votes and 28.2%, and out of contention in the St Boniface byelection to replace former Premier Greg Selinger. Liberal leader Dougald Lamont built momentum and boosted Liberal support…

Drug Trafficking Network Shut Down by RCMP

THE PAS - RCMP and the Opaskwayak Cree Nation joined forces to break up a drug trafficking network in the community. Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN), The Pas RCMP, and RCMP K-9 executed a search warrant, July 11th, at a home on Jebbs Drive in OCN. Police seized six grams of cocaine, approximately 550 miscellaneous pills,…

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