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Young Children Terrorized and Sprayed with Bear Spray in Home Invasion

WINNIPEG - Two suspects were arrested after terrorizing a home that included young children and spraying them with bear spray. When police arrived they were told that a number of people had forced their way into the home on Powers Street at about 10:25pm. They confronted a 20 year-old man and pointed a firearm at…

Food Delivery Man Robbed at Gunpoint

WINNIPEG - A 39 year-old man delivering food was robbed at gunpoint by three people early in the morning on January 14th. When the delivery person arrived at a home on Yale Avenue, the three suspects were sitting on the front steps. After receiving the food, one of the suspects took out a handgun, refused…

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Young Children Terrorized and Sprayed with Bear Spray in Home Invasion

WINNIPEG - Two suspects were arrested after terrorizing a home that included young children and spraying them with bear spray. When police arrived they were told that a number of people had forced their way into the home on Powers Street at about 10:25pm. They confronted a 20 year-old man and pointed a firearm at…

Food Delivery Man Robbed at Gunpoint

WINNIPEG - A 39 year-old man delivering food was robbed at gunpoint by three people early in the morning on January 14th. When the delivery person arrived at a home on Yale Avenue, the three suspects were sitting on the front steps. After receiving the food, one of the suspects took out a handgun, refused…

14 Year-Old Youth Charged with Making Threats Involving Arthur Day Middle School

WINNIPEG - The Arthur Day Middle School was placed on a Hold and Secure footing for the entire day on January 14 while police evaluated social media threats that had been made to people associated with the school. Police remained at the school for the entire day as a security presence and to answer questions…

Two 22 Year-Old Thieves Caught After Break-In on Roslyn Road

WINNIPEG - Two- 22 year-old thieves were caught after breaking into a residential complex on Roslyn Road and making off with personal items. On January 13 at about 10:15 police were alerted to a break-in in progress. The caller provided a description of the two thieves as well as their last known location. They were…

22 Year-Old Arrested After Brutally Beating 56-Year-Old Man with Hammer

WINNIPEG - A 22 year-old Winnipeg man has been arrested after brutally beating a 56 year-old man with a hammer causing life-altering injuries. The incident occurred on October 22, 2018, however the suspect could not be located at that time and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The suspect was located on January 11…

Security Guard Stabbed at Downtown Welfare Office

WINNIPEG - A 50 year-old security guard was stabbed while he was working at a Welfare Office yesterday afternoon and was taken to hospital in unstable condition. Witnesses say that the suspect jumped a counter and crossed a protective glass barrier between the staff and the public. The security guard asked the suspect to leave…

Armed Passenger Fires Shot Through Taxi Windshield

WINNIPEG - An armed passenger in a taxi cab terrorized the driver before firing a shot out of the window and then firing a shot through the front window of the cab as he was exiting the vehicle. The incident occurred on January 13 at about 2:30 am. near King Street. Police responded to the…

Three Youths Vandalize and Rob Henderson Liquor Mart

WINNIPEG - Three youths caused extensive damage in a Liquor Mart on Henderson Highway before they took about $740 in liquor and fled. Police along with the K-9 Unit responded and located the first suspect on Brazier Street. He refused to cooperate and after a brief struggle was taken into custody. He continued to be…

15 Dogs Rescued From Deplorable Conditions

WINNIPEG - 15 Dogs were rescued from what police described as "the worst conditions they have ever seen dogs subjected to." On January 4, police were following up on an unrelated matter on home street when they noticed a strong smell coming from a nearby home. The smell was so strong that they decided to…

Burrows Avenue Gunshot Victim in Hospital - Suspect in Custody

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have charged Benny Bruce Hanson, 34, with multiple charges following the report of a man being shot. January 7 at approximately 10:30 AM, a man who had sustained a serious gunshot wound was found in a residence in the 500 block of Burrows Avenue. The victim, a man in his 30’s…

41 Year-Old Woman Killed in Domestic Dispute

WINNIPEG - A 41 year-old woman has died as a result of a domestic incident that took place on January 9. Police responded to a call of a domestic incident in progress on Daer Boulevard at 2:25 am, and found an unconscious woman. She was taken to hospital but pronounced deceased on arrival. 44 year-old…

Man Dies in Second Winnipeg Police Shooting This Week

WINNIPEG - Last night (January 11) at about 7:50 pm., Winnipeg Police shot an armed man. The incident occurred in a vacant lot at Sargent and Sherbrook, where officers approached a man armed with a weapon. During the confrontation the suspect was shot by police. He was transported to hospital in critical condition and later…

Over 3 Kilograms of Meth Seized in Drug Trafficking Investigation

WINNIPEG - As part of a lengthy investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine, the Winnipeg Police Street Crime Unit executed search warrants in Transcona and Lakeside Meadows on December 2, 2018. As a result 3.64 kilograms of methamphetamine valued at $71,000 (ESV $364,000) was seized along with ½ kilogram of heroin ($126,000) and approximately $40,000…

Transcona Woman Arrested for Drug Trafficking

WINNIPEG - A 37 year-old Transcona woman has been charged with drug trafficking after members of the Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant on her home. When police searched her home they found 500 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of $50,000, 10 grams of fentanyl, 2 grams of heroin and 2 rocks…

Over 6 Kilograms of Methamphetamine Seized in Drug Trafficking Investigation

WINNIPEG - As part of an ongoing drug investigation, the Winnipeg Police Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a suspect on November 19, 2018. When they searched his vehicle they found 10 - 1/2 kilogram packages of methamphetamine. A search warrant was then executed on a home in St. Vital where they arrested a second suspect. When…

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