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NAKED MAN STEALS AMBULANCE

WINNIPEG - Police say an ambulance was stolen this morning not far from Health Sciences Centre. The crew of the ambulance was helping a naked man near Notre Dame Avenue and Furby Street when the guy jumped behind the wheel and took off. He crashed the ambulance into the Portuguese Cultural Centre a few blocks…

SCARY CLOSE CALL

WINNIPEG - A Thunder Bay man is under arrest after city police were called to Ellice Avenue this week. On Tuesday, officers entered the business in the 1300 block of Ellice to find a guy armed with a baseball bat but the really scary part was that he had doused himself with lighter fluid and…

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NAKED MAN STEALS AMBULANCE

WINNIPEG - Police say an ambulance was stolen this morning not far from Health Sciences Centre. The crew of the ambulance was helping a naked man near Notre Dame Avenue and Furby Street when the guy jumped behind the wheel and took off. He crashed the ambulance into the Portuguese Cultural Centre a few blocks…

SCARY CLOSE CALL

WINNIPEG - A Thunder Bay man is under arrest after city police were called to Ellice Avenue this week. On Tuesday, officers entered the business in the 1300 block of Ellice to find a guy armed with a baseball bat but the really scary part was that he had doused himself with lighter fluid and…

DEADLY STABBING ON BUS

WINNIPEG - A man is dead after being stabbed during an altercation on a Winnipeg Transit bus. Yesterday afternoon, police were flagged down near Colony Street and Ellice Avenue. They boarded the bus and gave first aid to the stabbing victim who died later in hospital. 46 year old Justin Gabriel James is charged with…

BUSY WEEKEND FOR COPS

WINNIPEG - City police had a crazy weekend. Officers responded to almost two dozen separate incidents in a 24 hour period. It all started Saturday morning around 11 o'clock when a woman was stabbed on Pacific Avenue. She'll be okay and a suspect has been charged with aggravated assault. 21 more calls, all of them…

SELKIRK AVENUE MURDER

WINNIPEG - City police were called to the 700 block of Selkirk Avenue yesterday morning about a man being shot. A 23 year old man was found on the front steps of a house with gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital but later died there. Winnipeg is on track for another record breaking year…

MAN ARRESTED IN 14 ARSONS

WINNIPEG - City police have arrested a man in connection with a series of suspicious fires. 24 year old Robert Alan Ingram faces arson charges. He's accused of starting more than a dozen fires from May 16th to 18th.

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN LATEST MURDER

WINNIPEG - City police have made an arrest after the latest homicide. 45 year old Brandon Carl Starnyski faces a second degree murder charge following a deadly dispute earlier this weekend that cops are calling domestic in nature. 46 year old Marie Morin was taken by ambulance in critical condition yesterday around noon from a…

SHOTS FIRED AT POLO PARK

WINNIPEG - City police are investigating after shots were fired at Polo Park. It happened yesterday afternoon just before three o'clock. Someone opened fire on a parked car in the parking lot on the west side of the mall along St. James Street. The Major Crimes Unit is asking for you to say something if…

OVER $2M IN DRUGS SEIZED

WINNIPEG - The Guns and Gangs Unit has taken more than $2.2 million in illegal drugs off the city's streets. An investigation that began early this year saw two men get arrested when a vehicle was pulled over April 16th on St. Mary's Road. Officers then searched a Pembina Highway apartment and found nine kilos…

HAMMER ATTACKS

WINNIPEG - Two men were attacked with a hammer yesterday afternoon near the Millennium Library. Both were rushed to hospital with severe head injuries. Police flooded the downtown and a couple hours later located the suspect. 28 year old Eric Michael Robert Oksasikewiyin was arrested. He faces several charges. The victims remain in hospital in…

SENIORS ATTACKED IN HOME INVASIONS

WINNIPEG - City police are finally talking about some frightening home invasions at a downtown seniors' apartment building. A 94 year old woman and 81 year old man were both assaulted. It happened back on March 21st when a man got into the secure building when someone was leaving. The woman was attacked and had…

CHAINSAW USED AS WEAPON

WINNIPEG - City police have arrested a man who used a chainsaw as a weapon. It happened Wednesday along the Disraeli Freeway. Two men were working on trees when the suspect grabbed one of their chainsaws and began waving it around, even at vehicles as they passed by. When officers arrived, they had to pull…

KID BANDIT GETS SENTENCED

WINNIPEG - A 15 year old boy who violently robbed a liquor store will be sentenced May 11th. The Crown is calling for the maximum youth sentence, three more years. He's been in custody since being denied bail in December. The kid pleaded guilty last month to robbery and assault charges. Back in November, 10…

ARREST MADE IN MURDER #11

WINNIPEG - Police have made an arrest in a murder earlier this month. 57 year old Brian Brisson was shot April 15th in a back lane near Isabel Street and Ross Avenue while feeding stray cats. 20 year old Darian Thomas has been charged with murder. He's also accused of shooting at another man prior…

SHOTS FIRED

WINNIPEG - City police responded to a shots fired call last night. The gunfire was heard in the 400 block of Aberdeen Avenue just before eight o'clock. A short time later, a man in his 30's was found in a home in the 300 block of Alfred Avenue. He'd been shot. The guy was taken…

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