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Impaired Driver Crashes While Fleeing Police

WINNIPEG - A 29 year-old Winnipeg man man has been charged with impaired driving after crashing into another car while fleeing from police. Justin Vandale was driving erratically at around 4:30 AM at William and Princess. When police tried to pull him over he sped away and collided with another car almost immediately. He fled…

Male 15 and Female 19 Facing Assault With a Weapon Charges

WINNIPEG - It appears Winnipeg house parties have kept the Police Service busy over the last week. Early in the morning on February 15, a male and female went to the victim’s residence in the 200 block of Dufferin Street. One got into an argument with an adult male. The co-accused then pulled a firearm…

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Impaired Driver Crashes While Fleeing Police

WINNIPEG - A 29 year-old Winnipeg man man has been charged with impaired driving after crashing into another car while fleeing from police. Justin Vandale was driving erratically at around 4:30 AM at William and Princess. When police tried to pull him over he sped away and collided with another car almost immediately. He fled…

Male 15 and Female 19 Facing Assault With a Weapon Charges

WINNIPEG - It appears Winnipeg house parties have kept the Police Service busy over the last week. Early in the morning on February 15, a male and female went to the victim’s residence in the 200 block of Dufferin Street. One got into an argument with an adult male. The co-accused then pulled a firearm…

Winnipeg Police Cadets Stop Assault

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police Cadets stop a fight between a man and woman before it gets out of control. Police said on February 17, around 7:02 p.m. the man and woman were at party in the 200 block of Smith Street in an intoxicated state. The man and woman got into a verbal argument which…

Winnipeg Purse Snatcher Busted

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg 44-year-old male purse snatcher was arrested by police Wednesday along with a 64-year-old man. Police said on January 29,2020, a purse was stolen from a shopping cart inside a grocery store on Dakota Street. A credit card from the purse was later used to purchase food at a restaurant in the…

Crash Victim Threatens Good Samaritans

HEADINGLY - Some good Samaritans were threatened after they stopped to help the driver of car that had crashed On February 9, 2020, at 2:10 am. RCMP responded to the call and found the vehicle in the ditch on the North Perimeter Highway. Witnesses who tried to help him were threatened and officers placed him…

Three Boys Stabbed in Grocery Store

WINNIPEG - Three 16 year-old boys were stabbed in a Keewatin Street grocery store after an altercation led to violence. Police responded to the store just before 7:00 PM and found two of the boys injured. They were taken to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable condition. The third boy went to…

Man Stabbed to Death in Armstrong's Point

WINNIPEG - A 26 year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder after 34 year-old Michael Bruyer was found stabbed to death in a home in Armstrong's Point. Police say that the two men knew each other and had been together at the home on Middle Gate when the stabbing occurred. 26 year-old Jordan James…

Air1 Tracks Car Leaving Scene of Break and Enter

WINNIPEG - Two Winnipeg men face charges for break and enter after Air1 responded to an alarm at a business and captured images of one of their vehicles leaving the scene. On February 9 at approximately 2:48 a.m., Winnipeg Police received an alarm from a business in the 1700 block of Kenaston Boulevard. Air1 responded…

Stolen Car Speeds Into Oncoming Traffic

WINNIPEG - Air1 tracked a stolen car for almost 30 minutes while it drove erratically, ignoring traffic lights and speeding into oncoming traffic, narrowly avoiding a collision. The stolen 2003 Mercedes Benz was first spotted by police at Broadway and Maryland. Air1 tracked him until a tire deflation device was used on the west Perimeter…

High-Risk Sex Offender Released From Prison

WINNIPEG - 42 year-old Winston George Thomas, a convicted sex offender has been released from Headingly Correctional Centre and is expected to live in Winnipeg. Thomas was convicted of numerous sexual assaults including one against a 13 year-old girl. He is considered at high-risk to re-offend. This information is provided to enable members of the…

Fleeing Car Injures Police Officer

WINNIPEG - Another high speed stolen car chase ended up in Wildwood Park resulting in a police officer getting pinned to his cruiser by the fleeing female suspect. Police first tried to contain the stolen vehicle at Donald Street and Stradbrook Avenue but it fled away at high speeds. Air1 followed the vehicle while it…

Air1 Aids Arrest in Suspect Wanted on Canada Wide Warrant

WINNIPEG - A suspect in a stolen vehicle led police on a high-speed chase through Winnipeg streets before Air1 assisted in apprehending him. Police attempted to pull the vehicle over but the car refuse to stop and took off at high speeds. Air1 located the vehicle and followed it to the area of the Winnipeg…

Drug Trafficker Arrested with $500,000 of Illicit Drugs

WINNIPEG - Two people have been arrested and charged with drug trafficking after the Organized Crime Unit execute two search warrants. One at a home on Leisure Bay and the other at a storage locker on Lowson Crescent. One of the suspects, when searched, was found to be in possession of of $630 cash, an…

Winnipeg and Calgary Police Team Up For $10 Million Drug Bust

WINNIPEG - Police from Winnipeg and Calgary investigated an interprovincial drug courier which led to eventual seizure of $10 million in illicit drugs. In October 2019, the Winnipeg Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit initiated Project “Sasquatch,” which uncovered the details of an interprovincial drug courier who was transporting multiple kilograms of illicit drugs including…

Violent Crime Spree Lands Winnipeg Man Over 50 Charges

WINNIPEG - Police have charged a Winnipeg man with over 50 charges including Break and Enter and Commit Violent Assault, Discharging a Firearm, and multiple gun and drug offences. On January 13, 2020, at approximately 3:23 a.m., police responded to a home on Hastings Boulevard for a report of a shooting. A 31-year-old man had…

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