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Over 6 Kilograms of Methamphetamine Seized in Drug Trafficking Investigation

WINNIPEG - As part of an ongoing drug investigation, the Winnipeg Police Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a suspect on November 19, 2018. When they searched his vehicle they found 10 - 1/2 kilogram packages of methamphetamine. A search warrant was then executed on a home in St. Vital where they arrested a second suspect. When…

Drug Traffickers Arrested After Police Chase

WINNIPEG - On January 9 at 9:00pm., police watched a man who was known to them leave a hotel that was under observation and drive down Pembina Highway where he picked up another man. When police attempted to pull them over, the car sped away, driving over a boulevard to avoid oncoming traffic. The passenger…

High-Risk Sex Offender Released from Prison

WINNIPEG - A high-risk sex-offender has been released from Stony Mountain and is expected to live in Winnipeg. 43 year-old Rainie James Semple is a convicted sex-offender who is considered at high risk to re-offend in a sexual and violent manner. If you have any information about Semple, please call the Manitoba Integrated High Risk…

Telephone Repairman Robbed at Gunpoint

WINNIPEG - A telephone repairman had his vehicle stolen after his keys were taken from him at gunpoint. On January 9 at 7:05 pm., a repairman called police to report that while he was working on a telephone line on Ross Avenue, an armed man approached him and demanded his keys. After a brief struggle,…

Police Fire Weapons During Dangerous Car Chase

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police had to fire their guns to prevent suspects from harming them during a dangerous car chase. On Wednesday (January 9th) evening police were called to the scene of an assault with a weapon near McLeod and Raleigh Street. When the suspects saw police approaching they took off in their vehicle at…

Police Use Taser to Arrest Intoxicated and Aggressive Suspect

WINNIPEG - An intoxicated fight resulted in one of the suspects being tasered by police. On January 7 at 5:40 pm. police were called to the scene of a number of intoxicated people causing a disturbance on Union Street. When the first officer arrived he found two men arguing in a back lane. As the…

Potential Car Thief Tased by Police

WINNIPEG - A suspect in a car break-in had to be tased by police after he reached into the waistband of his pants while they were attempting to arrest him. 24 year-old Brandon Storm was caught breaking in to a parked vehicle in a parkade by police at about 12:20 am. today. He refused to…

40 Year-Old Winnipeg Man Tries to Pull Machete on Police

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police had to draw firearms on a suspect late last night after he attempted to pull a machete from under his belt. The incident occurred on January 7 at about 10:10 pm on Furby Street when police noticed a man acting suspiciously. When they approached him he provided a false name, but…

21 Year-Old Winnipeg Man Arrested for Murder

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man wanted on a Canada-Wide Warrant for Second-Degree Murder has been arrested. 21 year-old Kane Ashley Antonio Moar was wanted for the murder of 34 year-old Ricardo Junior Hibi on December 17, 2018. Moar was identified as a suspect on December 19th and the police put out a request for public…

Air 1 Successfully Tracks Stolen Vehicle

WINNIPEG - Air 1 played a critical role in tracking a stolen vehicle through the North End on December 30th. At about 11:48pm., police spotted a stolen vehicle speeding through the area of Arlington and Dufferin. It failed to stop for several red lights and stop signs. Officers used various pursuit tactics to follow the…

Charleswood Car Chase Ends With Help From AIR-1 - Watch the Video

WINNIPEG - While patrolling in Charleswood officers spotted a vehicle travelling southbound on Charleswood Road at Rannock Avenue with stolen licence plates. Later police found the vehicle was also stolen. When police began to follow, the vehicle immediately fled at a high rate of speed. Officers gave chase and attempted to block the vehicle in…

Two Girls, 18 and 13 Years-Old Rob and Assault Elderly Couple

WINNIPEG - An 18 year-old girl along with her 13 year-old cohort attempted to rob and elderly woman of her purse on St Mary's Road on January 4, 2019. The woman was walking to her car with her husband at about 9:40 am, when she was attacked from behind by the two girls as they…

28 Year-Old Winnipeg Man Charged with Brutal Home Invasion

WINNIPEG - A 28 year-old Winnipeg man faces charges after cutting power to a Burrows area home on January 4 at 3:30 am. and threatening to kill the family inside. Police believe that the suspect gained entry by cutting power to the home. He then knocked on the door and the 67 year-old victim opened…

Two Winnipeg Men Face 2nd Degree Murder Charges

WINNIPEG - Two Winnipeg men have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Adam Martin on January 1, 2019. Martin was shot and killed outside of a home on Nairn Avenue. Police believe he was socializing at the home when he got into a verbal argument with two men. It escalated…

10 More Charges Laid Against River Heights Thieves

WINNIPEG - Two men face additional charges after initially being arrested on December 18 for thefts committed in the River Heights area. 23 year-old Jacob Alexander Barsalou and 25 year-old Nathaniel Leigh Chepesky face ten more charges after police located stolen items at a home on Elm Street and a storage locker in Tuxedo. The…

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