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At Risk Sex-Offender Living in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A convicted sex-offender was released from federal custody and is living in Winnipeg under parole supervision. 52 year-old Vincent Rain is considered to be at risk to re-offend sexually against all females. This information is provided to enable members of the public to take suitable measures to protect themselves. Any form of vigilante…

Joint Task Force Locates 21 Missing and At-Risk Youths

WINNIPEG - A joint task force consisting of the WPS Counter Exploitation/Missing Person's Unit as well as Outreach Workers from community groups in Winnipeg, initiated a joint project last weekend with the goal to protect youth who are at high risk of being sexually exploited. The result of this Project Return are: 21 reported missing,…

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At Risk Sex-Offender Living in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A convicted sex-offender was released from federal custody and is living in Winnipeg under parole supervision. 52 year-old Vincent Rain is considered to be at risk to re-offend sexually against all females. This information is provided to enable members of the public to take suitable measures to protect themselves. Any form of vigilante…

Joint Task Force Locates 21 Missing and At-Risk Youths

WINNIPEG - A joint task force consisting of the WPS Counter Exploitation/Missing Person's Unit as well as Outreach Workers from community groups in Winnipeg, initiated a joint project last weekend with the goal to protect youth who are at high risk of being sexually exploited. The result of this Project Return are: 21 reported missing,…

Man Found Suffering From Serious Injuries

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police are asking for the public's help after being called to a report of an injured person Saturday morning. Police said at approximately 2:45 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the area of Main Street and Rupertsland Avenue after receiving a report of an injured person. Upon arrival, a man was found suffering…

Police Officer on Trial For Pointing a Gun at Female Officer's Crotch

WINNIPEG — A retired Winnipeg police sergeant’s notes read into court say a female officer complained after a male colleague pointed a shotgun at her crotch. Former officer Leroy Gold is on trial for pointing a firearm and uttering threats stemming from two encounters with the female officer in 2016. The female officer and her…

IIU Investigation for Winnipeg Man Who Dies in Police Custody

WINNIPEG - A 56 year-old man died in police custody after being placed under arrest for assaulting a 50 year-old man in the North Point Douglas area. The victim was arrested on April 16 after he assaulted a man. He was later found unresponsive in a holding room and was taken to hospital in critical…

Police Looking for Witnesses to Fatal Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police are looking for anyone who witnessed a pedestrian-vehicle collision that occurred on April 1 in a parking lot on McPhillips Street. A 57 year-old woman was struck by a half-ton truck in the parking lot at about 3:00 pm. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where she was…

Another Serious Incident Highlights Need for Secure Downtown Parking Solution

WINNIPEG - Another serious incident – one which could easily have resulted in a serious injury or worse – is once again highlighting the need for a secure downtown parking solution for members of the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS). On the early morning hours of March 17th, a WPS member had completed his shift and…

Man Dies in Police Shooting

WINNIPEG - The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has taken over an officer involved shooting that occurred this morning. At about 9:45 am. police responded to a home on Colony Street. Police fired their weapon and one man was shot. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died as a result…

Watch For Fraud Increase During Tax Season

The Winnipeg Police Service reminds the public to be conscious of potential scams and frauds as tax time approaches. Some common scams and frauds include: Telemarketing Scams Online Scams Email and Text Message Scams Identity Theft Business Scams Mail Scams Door-to-door Scams These methods are utilized to attempt to obtain money, identity information, credit card…

Winnipeg Jets Just Keep Scoring

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Jets keep finding ways to score goals. Friday, Little, Tanev, Connor and Mark Scheifele all extended their point streaks to four games after beating Detroit 4-2. Milestones are being reached by many Winnipeg Jets. Thursday Captain Blake Wheeler played in his 600th NHL career game. Friday forward Bryan Little recorded his 500th…

Winnipeg Armed Robbery Suspect, 21, Fails to Outsmart AIR-1

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg man, 21, wanted for a number of armed robberies tries to out run AIR-1 unsuccessfully. On December 31, 2018, just before midnight, Police received a tip that a suspect for a number of armed robberies was leaving an establishment in the 600 block of Erin Street. AIR-1 quickly acquired what police call…

Winnipeg Police Investigating a Christmas Homicide

WINNIPEG - A man found injured by Winnipeg Police on Victor Street has died in the hospital. Tuesday morning at 7:15AM police found the injured man in the 400 block of Victor Street. Police said the man was taken to hospital in critical condition where he has since died from his injuries. The Homicide Unit…

Beware Doorstop Thefts When Ordering Online

WINNIPEG - As a friendly reminder, especially during the busy holiday shopping season, the Winnipeg Police Service is asking residents to be mindful of doorstep thefts when ordering items online or expecting holiday gifts through the mail/courier. We offer the following crime prevention tips: Use tracking numbers to anticipate delivery dates, times, and the whereabouts…

Collision on Cullen Drive Sends Four People to Hospital

WINNIPEG - Four people are in hospital following an early Saturday morning collision in the first 100 block of Cullen Drive. Police are providing very little details at this time. They are telling us there were four people transported to hospitals; one in critical condition, one in unstable condition and two are in stable condition.…

Mayham & Thomas Added to Winnipeg Most Wanted

WINNIPEG - Law enforcement agencies in Manitoba provide pictures and details of individuals that are wanted by police in their communities. Chad Mayham Chad Mayham was convicted on a host of charges including armed Robbery, and sentenced to 7 yrs. 3 months behind bars. Mayham began Statutory Release on July 9th, 2018, but only made…

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