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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…

GUNS SEIZED

WINNIPEG - City police and RCMP have seized more than 30 firearms and and ammunition. On the morning of April 18th, the joint investigation executed a search warrant at a property near Melita. The guns, ammo and a small amount of cocaine were all found inside the home. 26 year old Regan Breemersch faces a…

FRIGHTENING HOME INVASION

WINNIPEG - City police are looking for a bad guy in his 20s after a home invasion on Edison Avenue last night. A woman was taking out the garbage when a man approached her and forced his way into her home. He had a knife and demanded money. But he took off when other residents…

MURDER #14

WINNIPEG - City police are investigating another murder, the 14th so far this year. Officers were called to the 700 block of Victor Street yesterday afternoon where they found an injured man who was taken to hospital in critical condition. He later died. The victim has been identified as 23 year old Noah Soloman Nigussie.…

CARJACKING VICTIM RUN OVER

WINNIPEG - A 68 year old man is recovering in hospital after being hurt during a carjacking. He was run over by his own vehicle Monday morning just after 8:30 in a back lane near Bannerman Avenue and Charles Street. The search then began for two suspects, a male and a female. The stolen car…

NORTH END ALTERCATION

WINNIPEG - City Police were called to the 400 block of Flora Avenue early this morning to deal with an altercation involving multiple people. When they arrived, shortly after four o'clock, a large crowd dispersed. Several people with injuries remained. Two were taken to hospital, one in critical condition and the other unstable. The investigation…

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