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73 Firearms Seized During Search

WINNIPEG - A months long investigation involving numerous support agencies has resulted in the seizure of 73 firearms and almost 70 charges for a Winnipeg man. The investigation began in July when the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) intercepted a prohibited firearm suppressor that had been sent from China to an address in Winnipeg. The…

Weekend Homicide Victims Identified

WINNIPEG - Two of this weekend's homicide victim's have now been identified. 32 year-old Edwin Adrian Harper and 62 year-old Wayne Patrick Palidwor were found in a back lane near Ross avenue and Isabel Street on Friday night with severe injuries. They were taken to hospital but later died. This investigation is continuing by members…

Weekend of Murder and Violence Strain Winnipeg Police

WINNIPEG - A weekend of murder and violence has left a serious strain on the Winnipeg Police Service. After a Saturday night that resulted in three murders, including a 14 year-old girl, police responded to another violent attack yesterday afternoon. Police responded to a report that a man had entered a home on Flora Avenue…

Sexual Assault Suspect Identified Through DNA

WINNIPEG - A suspect who sexually assaulted a woman on May 8 was apprehended this week after a DNA profile identified him. 55 year-old Douglas Wayne Bowman is a convicted federal offender who was identified after the Winnipeg Police Identification Unit received notification reporting DNA from the previously submitted sample matched a convicted federal offender.…

Victim of Winnipeg's 32nd Homicide Identified.

WINNIPEG - The victim of Winnipeg's 32nd homicide has now been identified as 37 year-old Darcy Lesley Rose. Yesterday, police responded to a report of a man who had been stabbed on Talbot Street. He was taken to hospital but later died as a result of his injuries The incident is being investigated by members…

Suspect Attacks Police with Bear Spray During Pursuit

WINNIPEG - A man, wanted for aggravated sexual assault, used bear spray to attack police as they tried to apprehend him. Police caught sight of the suspect at about 9:30 P.M on October 29 and as they approached, he ran away. He armed himself with bear spray as they pursued him and sprayed several officers.…

Winnipeg Man Faces Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man is facing charges after a 48 year-old woman was found deceased in her home on Riverton Avenue. Police responded to a report of a domestic incident on October 18 at about 8:00 A.M. and found 48 year-old Karen Jane Letniak deceased, inside the residence. Police also encountered a man and…

Saskatchewan Not-For-Profit to Review MB Police Services Act

WINNIPEG - Province selects non-profit from Saskatchewan with expertise in community safety to lead stakeholder consultations and a broad review of The Police Services Act (PSA). “Our police services play a critical role in protecting Manitobans, and positive relationships between agencies and the communities they serve improve safety and security for everyone,” said Minister Cliff…

Winnipeg Man Shot Found Roaming Street

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police responded to reports of gunshots and wounded man walking in the are of the first 100 block of Dubois Place on Saturday evening around 7:45PM. When officers arrived an injured man went to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound. Officers quickly identified an involved residence and made entry, but no…

#BREAKING NEWS - Missing Winnipeg 21-Year-Old Found Deceased

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police announced that missing 21 year-old Taylor Pryor was last seen near the University of Manitoba has been found deceased. Taylor was last seen on October 17 around 2:30PM and released her photo to the public and media. Police said foul play is not considered at this time. PHOTO SUPPLIED - WINNIPEG…

Winnipeg Police Arrest Two in October Shooting

WINNIPEG - On October 12, at approximately 10:40 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police said they responded to an incident during the evening of October 12 in the 400 block of Adsum Drive after reports gunshots were heard coming from a home. Police found a man unconscious in the house suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.…

Murder Suspect Shot by Winnipeg Police

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man involved in a Domestic that found a woman dead, was shot by Police. On October 18, 2019, at 8:00 a.m., officers responded to a Domestic incident in the 300 block of Riverton Avenue. Police arrived on seen to find an adult male at the residence. A confrontation occurred and as…

Youths Charged in City's 31st Homicide

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested two youth in the murder of Neilson Catcheway who was the city's 31st homicide this year. A 14-year-old male and a 13-year-old male were arrested and each charged with one count of Manslaughter. They were detained in custody. Police are still requesting that the driver of the involved vehicle come…

Two Charged in School Break-In

WINNIPEG - Air 1 again proved crucial in apprehending two men suspected of breaking into a school on Brazier Street. The alarm alerted police of a potential break-in to the school at around 2:45 A.M . Air 1 arrived quickly and observed two men leaving the school carrying bags. They tracked them to a nearby…

Police Rescue Four From Second Floor Window During Domestic Assault

WINNIPEG - A brazen domestic assault, while police were present, resulted in a dramatic rescue from a second floor window. Police responded to a domestic call at a home on McDermot Avenue and while they were speaking to the victim and her three young children, a man forced the door open, striking one of the…

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