Winnipeg Woman Assaults Police Officer

Woman Assaults Police Officer

WINNIPEG, MB. - A Winnipeg Police officer was kicked several times by a woman while attempting to arrest her and another suspect wanted for several fraud related crimes in the city.

On Friday, December 29, police arrived at a hotel in the 300 block of York Avenue in search of two suspects who were believed to be involved in numerous fraud-related incidents in Winnipeg.

Police located the two women in a common area of the hotel and as they attempted to place them under arrest, one became confrontational and kicked an officer several times.

After being placed in custody, the two were charged with numerous theft, fraud and break & enter related offences for their roles in incidents that occurred in Winnipeg from April until December 2017. These offences include breaking into mailboxes, cashing fraudulent cheques, fraudulently using credit/debits cards and presenting forged letters/identification.

Police charged, Cheyenne Leigh Bruce, a 31-year-old female from Winnipeg, with the following:

  • Assault a Peace Officer
  • Resist Peace Officer
  • Identity Theft (x2)
  • Forgery (x2)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000 (x3)
  • Fraud under $5,000 (x3)
  • Use a Forged Document (x2)
  • Break Enter & Commit - Place

Helena Peters, a 24-year-old female from Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Break Enter & Commit - Place (x5)
  • Fraud under $5,000 (x13)
  • Forgery (x4)
  • Identity Fraud - Intent to Gain Advantage
  • Identity Fraud - Intent to Obtain Property (x3)
  • Possession of an Identity Document
  • Identity Theft (x2)
  • Theft under $5,000
  • Possession of a Credit Card
  • Used a Forged Document
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000 (x5)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000

David Marshal, Manitoba Post

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TOPICS:   Winnipeg Police

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