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Driver Charged In Collision with Cyclist

WINNIPEG - A 41 year-old driver from Brandon has been charged for a fatal collision going back to September 4, 2018. The driver of the semi-truck failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Lagimodiere Blvd. and Bishop Grandin Blvd, where he struck and killed a cyclist. He has been charged under…

Winnipeg Women Forced to Work in Sex Trade

WINNIPEG - Three Winnipeg men have been arrested after police were alerted that a women was being forced to work in the sex trade. Members of the Counter Exploitation Unit entered into an investigation and located another two victims. The victims advised that one of the suspects introduced them to the other men in April…

Man Arrested Downtown Running with Gun

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police and Gangs Unit were patrolling downtown at around 2:00 AM on July 1 when they spotted a man running with a handgun. When they tried to stop the man, he attempted to run from them but was apprehended after a short foot pursuit. They seized a sawed off airsoft rifle.…

Winnipeg Man Hospitalized with Serious Head Injury After Argument

WINNIPEG - A man was punched twice by the same person, resulting in hospitalization for a serious head injury. Police were notified that the victim had been drinking with several people at a home on Euclid avenue when he began arguing with another man. The man eventually punched him causing him to fall and hit…

Three Charged with Armed Robbery of 60 Year-Old Man

WINNIPEG - Three men face multiple charges after they attempted to rob a 60 year-old man of his bike. The victim was leaving his apartment block on Cumberland Avenue when he saw three men standing around his bike. When he confronted them, one of them held a knife and ordered him to unlock his bike.…

Winnipeg Police Busy with Four Separate Stabbing Incidents on Long Weekend

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police are investigating four separate stabbings that took place over the July long weekend. They responded to the first stabbing at about 6:40 AM on June 29 near Kate Street and Notre Dame Avenue. When they arrived, they found a woman who had been stabbed in the upper body. She was taken…

Police Investigating Downtown Shooting

WINNIPEG - Police are investigating a shooting that took place in the early hours of June 29th near Langside Street and Sara Avenue. When officers responded to the call, they found a man suffering from a gunshot would to his upper body. He was taken to the hospital in unstable condition and later upgraded to…

Woman Charged With Aggravated Assault of 6 Month-Old Child

WINNIPEG - A 6 month-old child was severely injured while in the care of woman who ran an unlicensed, in-home day care. On October 10, 2018, Winnipeg Police Service became involved in an investigation regarding a severely injured 6-month-old child. Winnipeg Police officers, by coincidence, attended the home on October 10, 2018, on another matter…

Police Make Arrest in Justin Silicz Murder

WINNIPEG - 19 Year-old Keishawn Letrell Mitchell has been charged with 2nd degree murder for the death of Justin Silicz on June 2. Justin was assaulted at around 4:30 AM near Arlington Street and Notre Dame Avenue and died as a result of his injuries. Investigators and the family would like to thank members of…

Car Thieves Rack Up More Than 60 Charges After Police Chase

WINNIPEG - A stolen car chase resulted in the hospitalization of an innocent bystander, a police officer was struck by a fleeing suspect and drained the resources of the WPS as they required significant manpower to capture the suspects. The incident began at 2:30 AM on June 27 when officers spotted a stolen jeep near…

Serious Incident Strains Winnipeg Police Dispatch

WINNIPEG - A serious incident early this morning has resulted in the backup of calls awaiting dispatch. A stolen vehicle was spotted at around 2:30 this morning and Air 1 was able to track the car to a gas bar in Headingly. The incident escalated and while making sure that civilians were safe, one of…

Man Charged in Murder of Jessie Catterson

WINNIPEG - A 36 year-old man has been arrested for the murder of Jessie Catterson. 36 year-old Catterson was found stabbed on May 21 at a home on Flora Avenue. He was taken to hospital in critical condition but died as a result of his injuries. Donald Leslie Parisien has been arrested and charged with…

Gun Scare Prompts School Lockdown

WINNIPEG - A gun scare prompted a brief lockdown in a nearby school yesterday after reports of a gun on the roof of a home. Police responded to the call at about 2:35 PM at a home on Guelph Street after they received the report of a gun on the roof. The occupant left the…

Alarming Increase in Improvised Firing Devices on Winnipeg Streets

WINNIPEG - Police say that there is a concerning increase in improvised firing devices on the streets of Winnipeg and after an investigation, arrested four individuals and seized several improvised firing devices while executing a search warrant on Furby Street. Among the items seized were: - Several improvised firing devices in various stages of completion…

Suspect Robs Liquor Mart with Bicycle Pump

WINNIPEG - A bicycle pump, which looked like a firearm, was used by a suspect to rob a Liquor Mart on Ellice Avenue on June 19. Employees of the Liquor Mart called police after they were robbed and described that the suspect was carrying what looked like a firearm. A short time later, police spotted…

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