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Man Charged with Sending Violent Threats Over Social Media

WINNIPEG - The Tactical Support Team as well as the K9 Unit had to be brought in after a man sent threats over social media and then fired his gun at Hargrave Street and Assiniboine Avenue. Police cleared a Hargrave Street building that the armed man was seen entering after he fired his gun, and…

Police Seize Loaded Sawed-Off Shotgun Ready to Fire

WINNIPEG - Four drug dealers travelling in a car with no licence plate found themselves facing 40 charges after they were pulled over by police. The four were travelling on Higgins Avenue at about 11:20 AM when they were stopped by police. After speaking with them and observing a number of suspicious indicators, the four…

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Man Charged with Sending Violent Threats Over Social Media

WINNIPEG - The Tactical Support Team as well as the K9 Unit had to be brought in after a man sent threats over social media and then fired his gun at Hargrave Street and Assiniboine Avenue. Police cleared a Hargrave Street building that the armed man was seen entering after he fired his gun, and…

Police Seize Loaded Sawed-Off Shotgun Ready to Fire

WINNIPEG - Four drug dealers travelling in a car with no licence plate found themselves facing 40 charges after they were pulled over by police. The four were travelling on Higgins Avenue at about 11:20 AM when they were stopped by police. After speaking with them and observing a number of suspicious indicators, the four…

Guns and Drugs Seized During Search

WINNIPEG - Police took down a group of drug traffickers and seized guns and drugs after they executed a search warrant at a home on Boyd Avenue on July 16. Several individuals were taken into custody, and a search of the residence has led to the seizure of items, including the following: - A sawed-off…

Suspects Ram Police Car And Crash Into Building with Stolen Car

WINNIPEG - A stolen vehicle chase sapped police of considerable resources and caused extensive damage as it fled from officers. Police first attempted to stop the stolen in the area of Munroe Ave and Watt St. The vehicle came to a dead-end lot and a marked police car pulled in behind it. The suspect vehicle…

Police Use Stop Stick to Apprehend Stolen Police Car

WINNIPEG - A stolen, marked police vehicle belonging to Manitoba First Nations Policing required a tire-deflation device to bring it to a stop as it travelled across the city. Police first spotted the car at around 7:15 AM at Roblin Boulevard and the Perimeter. From there, they followed it across the city and finally brought…

Police Looking for Information on Stabbing on Cumberland

WINNIPEG - Early this morning, police responded to a report of an injured man in the area of Young and Cumberland. On scene, they found a man suffering from serious injuries caused by a bladed weapon. He was taken to hospital in unstable condition and has since been upgraded to stable condition. Officers searched the…

Arrest Made in Murder of Christopher Helstrom

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have made an arrest in connection to the murder of 27 year-old Christopher Helstrom on July 13. Helstrom was assaulted in an apartment block on Flora Avenue and later died as a result of his injuries. 46 year-old Philip William Bennett, 46, has been charged with: - Second Degree Murder He…

Man Shot on Maryland Street

WINNIPEG - On July 14 at approximately 1:20 a.m. Police responded to a report of a man who was shot on Maryland St. The victim in his 20’s was taken to hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds. His condition has since been upgraded to stable. Not arrests have been made. This investigation is continuing…

Methamphetamine Worth $130,000 Seized During Drug Search

WINNIPEG - Methamphetamine with a street value of $130,000 as well as $5,700 in cash was seized during a search of a suspected trafficking operation. 20 blotters containing what has believed to be fentanyl were also seized during the search of the apartment residence on Furby Street. A male and female, both in their 40’s,…

Suspect in Custody for City's 25th Homicide

WINNIPEG - Police are investigating a homicide that took place on July 13 at 5:25 PM in the 600 block of Flora Avenue. The victim, 27, year-old Christopher Helstrom, of Teulon was assaulted in the hallway of the apartment block and later died in hospital. In the early morning hours of July 15 homicide detectives…

Drugs and Gangs Unit Takes Down Drug Dealers

WINNIPEG - A search warrant executed by the Guns and Gangs Unit with help from the Tactical Support Team led to the seizure of $20,000 of drugs and cash. The search warrant was executed at a home on Hector Avenue and a number of individuals were taken into custody as well as the seizure of:…

K9 Unit Finds Would-Be Car Thieves

WINNIPEG - Two Winnipeg women attempted to steal a vehicle armed with a sawed off shot-gun, but were interrupted when police arrive at the scene. The women fled as soon as police arrived and the K9 Unit was called in. They were found hiding at a nearby school. Officers recovered a driver's licence that had…

University of Winnipeg Collegiate Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault

WINNIPEG - A teacher who taught at University of Winnipeg Collegiate has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault dating back to incidents that occurred between 2016 and 2018. Both victims were students of the accused and under 18 at the time of initial contact. Investigators from the Sex Crimes Unit determined that the…

Police Warn High-Risk Sex-Offender Released fro Prison

WINNIPEG - A high-risk sex offender was released from Headingly Correctional Institute today is warning the public, particularly females that they are at risk. The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit (MIHRSOU) is a joint forces unit of the Winnipeg Police Service and the RCMP. MIHRSOU today provides information regarding Cecil Junior HOULE, (a.k.a.…

Police Looking for Driver of Gold-Coloured Car in Thelma Krull Homicide

WINNIPEG - Thelma Krull's disappearance that took place four years ago is still an active police investigation and they continue to go through the hundreds of tips that they have received from the community. The Winnipeg police have released the following update and request for help in the investigation into the murder of Thelma Krull.…

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