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Bar Fight on Corydon Leads to Arrests and Drug Seizure

WINNIPEG - A bar fight on Corydon led to the seizure of $20,000 of illegal marijuana and cocaine. The investigation began on July 13 when police responded to a bar on Corydon that a man was armed with a firearm. When they arrived all involved parties had fled but they learned that a group of…

Identity Thief Backs Into Police Cruiser

WINNIPEG - A suspicious man in a truck, causing a disturbance added to his eventual charges by backing his truck into a police cruiser yesterday morning. When police arrived at the home on Lavenham Crescent, they parked their vehicle behind the suspect's truck and activated the siren to get his attention. This prompted the suspect…

Bear Spray and Firearms Used in Violent Fight

WINNIPEG - Four Suspects face multiple weapons charges after a violent fight involving bear spray and firearms. Police responded to the call on Magnus Avenue and located evidence of shots having been fired. A K-9 Unit began to track from this location and found the suspects. One male, Damon SHABAQUAY, was located behind a residence…

Naked Woman, Armed with Hatchet, Terrorizes Victim

WINNIPEG - Police had their hands full when a woman, armed with a hatchet and wearing no clothes, broke into an apartment suite on Manitoba Avenue terrorizing the resident while another unrelated, agitated male obstructed police. On August 30, at approximately 3:35 P.M., police responded to a report of an unclothed female who had broken…

Increasing Incidents of Violent Women Assaulting Police in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Police, security guards and loss prevention officers are facing increasing violence against them and this long weekend there were five incidents where officers were assaulted. On August 31, at approximately 1:30 a.m., police responded to a fight involving a man and woman at a gathering on Chestnut Street. The woman soaked one officer…

Victims Assaulted and Robbed in Hotel Room

WINNIPEG - Two men were assaulted and robbed in their hotel room when they opened their door to a woman. The men were asleep in their room in the motor hotel located in the 3300 block of Portage Avenue and at about 9:30 A.M. a woman knocked on their door and they lert her in.…

Suspect Wanted for Manslaughter Turns Herself in to Police

WINNIPEG - A second woman, wanted in the death of 64 year-old John Graham Buesnel has turned herself in to police after a warrant for her arrest was issued on August 30. 31 year-old Shyla Lee Walker has been charged with manslaughter. 24 year-old Taylor Lapierre was previously charged with manslaughter. It is believed that…

24 Year-Old Winnipeg Man Charged with Murder

WINNIPEG - A man wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant for the murder of 26 year-old Kyle Allan Malanchuk has been taken into custody by Winnipeg Police. 24 year-old Bradley Shawn Thomas was charged in the death of Malanchuk, who was killed during a house party on Pritchard Avenue when a firearm went off near…

Police Looking for Second Suspect in Murder of John Buesnel

WINNIPEG - Police have made an arrest and are looking for a second suspect on the murder of John Buesnel on August 24. 64 year old Buesnel was found deceased in an apartment on Elgin Street just after midnight on the 24th. 24 year-old Taylor Lapierre has now been arrested and charged with manslaughter. Police…

Man Armed with Scissors Threatens Bus Passengers

WINNIPEG - A 29 year-old Winnipeg man faces assault charges after threatening passengers and the driver on a transit bus. Police responded to the report that an aggressive man, armed with scissors was threatening passengers on a bus that was stopped at Portage Avenue and Arlington Street. The passengers had been safely evacuated when police…

Police Say Beware of Bitcoin ATM Scam

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service Financial Crime Unit has identified a recent scam in Winnipeg involving bitcoin ATMs. Posters have been located on or next to bitcoin ATMs informing users the Bitcoin ATMs are in the development of new software. Users are advised not to use their own bitcoin wallet to purchase and deposit…

$10,000 of Methamphetamine Seized During Search

WINNIPEG - The Drugs and Gangs Unit executed their second search warrant in two days and has led to the arrest of a 31 year-old Winnipeg man. During the search a number of individuals were taken into custody and seized a umber of items including: - Approximately 17 ounces of methamphetamine (estimated street value of…

Drugs and Gangs Unit Gets Two Drug Dealers

WINNIPEG - The Guns and Gangs Unit has taken more drug dealers off the streets after a search warrant netted $17,000 in drugs, three guns and two arrests. The investigation led to the search of an apartment on Cumberland. A number of people were taken into custody and the following was seized: - Approximately 19.5…

Victim of Homicide Identified

WINNIPEG - The victim of a homicide on Elgin Avenue on August 24 has now been identified as 64 year-old John Graham Buesnel of Winnipeg. Buesnel was found deceased inside his suite at about 1:40 A.M. by emergency services. This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist…

Canada-Wide Warrant Issued for Winnipeg Man Wanted for Murder

WINNIPEG - A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for 24 year-old Bradley Shawn Thomas of Winnipeg. Thomas is wanted for the Murder of 26 year-old Kyle Allan Malanchuk who was shot on August 22. Thomas has been charged with the following: - Second Degree Murder - Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with…

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