Tuesday, March 28, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

MANITOBA INTEGRATED

HIGH RISK SEX OFFENDER UNIT

 
Winnipeg Police Service / Royal Canadian Mounted Police
1091 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3K2
Phone (204) 984-1888    Fax (204) 983-2222


MIHRSOU Request Assistance to Locate Christopher Edwin MURDOCK

The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit, which consists of both RCMP and WPS Members, is requesting assistance from the Public in locating Christopher Edwin MURDOCK.  Police are seeking to locate MURDOCK as he failed to comply with his Long Term Supervision Order and is currently unlawfully at large.

MURDOCK was designated as a Long Term Offender on September 18, 2002 as a result of numerous sexual assault convictions.  On March 28th, 2017, MURDOCK failed to report to his Parole Officer.  Correctional Service Canada issued a Canada Wide Warrant for being unlawfully at large.  MURDOCK has an extensive criminal record which includes several sexual assaults, weapons and violent offences.  MURDOCK has a long history of alcohol and substance abuse.  MURDOCK was recently seen in the Winnipeg area but may be in the Fisher Branch/Fisher River area.

MURDOCK is 49 years old and described as an Aboriginal male, 6" (183 cms), 153 lbs (69 kg), black and gray hair and brown eyes.



If you have any information regarding MURDOCK's whereabouts, please contact the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit at (204)984-1888.  After normal business hours, please contact either the appropriate RCMP detachment or the Winnipeg Police Service at (204)986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at 786-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

Cst. Sheldon Beaton
Acting NCO i/c Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit


For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

 

Winnipeg Police Service

 
  Tuesday, March 28, 2017
   
   

Suspicious Package:         C17-61724
On March 27, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to the area of 800 Century Street regarding a suspicious package. As a precaution, traffic in the area was diverted and the area was secured. Members of the Bomb Unit attended and removed the package which was later determined not to contain explosive materials. 
   
The investigation is continuing. 


For further information contact either:
 Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
 Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 
 Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
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Monday, March 27, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

 

Winnipeg Police Service

Monday, March 27, 2017

Shots Fired Investigation - C17-60675
On March 26, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the report of a male shot at a residence in the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue. A 25-year-old male was located suffering from a gunshot wound to his hand. He was admitted to hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit.



Shots Fired Investigation - C17-60659
On March 26, 2017 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the report of a male shot in the area of Main Street and Dufferin Avenue. Officers located a 30-year-old male in the area suffering from a gunshot wound to his hand. He was admitted to hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit.



Anyone with information regarding these on-going investigations is asked to contact detectives at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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Friday, March 24, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

*Please see changed date in red*

 

Homicide – Arrest: C17-26739
On March 23, 2017 members of the Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit made an arrest in the homicide of Canon Franklin BEARDY. Beardy was killed on February 6, 2017 in the 500 block of Magnus Avenue.

A 16-year-old male has been charged with:
- Second Degree Murder
- Possess Proceeds of Crime
- Flight from Police Officer
And a number of related offences.

On February 16, 2017 members of the homicide unit arrested a 14-year-old male. He was charged with Second Degree Murder in connection with this incident.

Members of the Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit continue to investigate this incident and are seeking the public's assistance in locating the following suspect;

   

Joshua LECLERC, 19-years-old is the subject of an arrest warrant for Second Degree.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this individual is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


Serious Assault Investigation – Arrests: C16-238219
Investigators from the Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit have arrested two suspects in connection with this serious assault that had occurred on November 13, 2016.

On March 15, 2017, police arrested Harriet Jane PASCAL, 31 years, of Winnipeg. Pascal has been charged with:
- Assault
 - Fail to Comply Probation

On March 23, 2017, police arrested Michael James MACDONALD, 39 years, of Winnipeg. MacDonald has been charged with:
 - Attempt to Commit Murder
 - Assault

Both accused were detained in custody.

As previously released:    
On November 13, 2016, at approximately 8:40 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured male in the 300 block of Princess Street.

A 29-year-old male was located with serious upper-body injuries. He was transported to hospital in critical condition. He received treatment for his injuries and has since been released from hospital.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-619 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).    


For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Friday, March 24, 2017
   


Homicide – Arrest: C17-26739
On March 23, 2017 members of the Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit made an arrest in the homicide of Canon Franklin BEARDY. Beardy was killed on February 6, 2016 in the 500 block of Magnus Avenue.
   
A 16-year-old male has been charged with:
  - Second Degree Murder
  - Possess Proceeds of Crime
  - Flight from Police Officer
And a number of related offences.
   
On February 16, 2017 members of the homicide unit arrested a 14-year-old male. He was charged with Second Degree Murder in connection with this incident.
   
Members of the Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit continue to investigate this incident and are seeking the public's assistance in locating the following suspect;

 

 
   
Joshua LECLERC, 19-years-old is the subject of an arrest warrant for Second Degree.
   
   
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this individual is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   
   
Serious Assault Investigation – Arrests: C16-238219
Investigators from the Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit have arrested two suspects in connection with this serious assault that had occurred on November 13, 2016.
   
On March 15, 2017, police arrested Harriet Jane PASCAL, 31 years, of Winnipeg. Pascal has been charged with:
   - Assault
   - Fail to Comply Probation
   
On March 23, 2017, police arrested Michael James MACDONALD, 39 years, of Winnipeg. MacDonald has been charged with:
   - Attempt to Commit Murder
   - Assault
   
Both accused were detained in custody.
   
As previously released:  
On November 13, 2016, at approximately 8:40 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured male in the 300 block of Princess Street.
   
A 29-year-old male was located with serious upper-body injuries. He was transported to hospital in critical condition. He received treatment for his injuries and has since been released from hospital.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-619 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   

 

For further information contact either:
 Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
 Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 
 Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

 

Winnipeg Police Service

 

March 24, 2017

   
The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit (MIHRSOU) is a joint forces unit of the Winnipeg Police Service and the RCMP. MIHRSOU today provides information regarding Winston George THOMAS, 39 years of age, a convicted sex offender who is considered high risk to re‑offend in a sexual and/or sexually violent manner against all females, both adults and children.

THOMAS will be released from Headingley Correctional Centre, Manitoba on March 24, 2017 after serving a sentence of 18 months (in addition to 176 days of pre-sentence custody) for assault peace officer and breach of probation. THOMAS is expected to take up residence in Winnipeg.

Upon release, THOMAS will be subject to supervised probation until July 24, 2017. He will also be subject to a lifetime weapons prohibition order.

THOMAS has a history of sexual and violent offences. Although he participated in some treatment programming in the past, THOMAS is still considered high risk to re-offend in a sexual and/or sexually violent manner.  All females, both adults and children are at risk.

Community Notification
This information is provided to enable members of the public to take suitable measures to protect themselves.  Any form of vigilante activity or other unreasonable conduct directed at Mr. THOMAS will not be tolerated.
 



 

Name:  Winston George THOMAS

DOB:     1977-04-10

Height:   168 cm (5'5")

Weight:  106.5 kg (234 lbs)

Hair:      Black

Eyes:    Brown

Race:    Aboriginal

Distinguishing marks: Scar of Left side of   face, Tiger Tattoo Right arm
If you have any information about THOMAS, please call the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit at (204) 984-1888. You may also contact the Winnipeg Police Service at (204) 986-6222, your local RCMP Detachment, or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477. For media inquiries, please contact the Winnipeg Police Service Public Information Officer at (204) 986-3061.

 
Background information:

Winston George THOMAS is a 39 year-old male with a lengthy criminal record including convictions for two counts of sexual assault, break enter and commit sexual assault, aggravated assault, four counts of assault, assault peace officer and numerous breaches of probation and recognizance orders.

THOMAS' conviction for sexual assault in 2008 was committed against a 13 year old female. He was sentenced to 2 years less one day (in addition to one year pre-sentence custody) and supervised probation for 3 years. In 2006, THOMAS was convicted of sexual assault involving an adult female. He was sentenced to two months (in addition to 3.5 months of pre-sentence custody). In 2003, THOMAS was convicted of break enter and commit sexual assault in which he broke into a females' residence and sexually assaulted the victim. THOMAS was sentenced to 14 months (in addition to 5 months pre-sentence custody) and 3 years supervised probation. THOMAS has also been convicted of aggravated assault, assault and breaching probation and recognizance orders.

THOMAS will be released from Headingley Correctional Institution, Manitoba on March 24, 2017.

Upon release, THOMAS will be subject to supervised probation order until July 24, 2017 which includes conditions that:
- prohibit the consumption of alcohol, non-prescription drugs, other intoxicants, hairspray, gas or glue;
- impose a curfew of 11:00 pm – 7:00 am and require compliance with curfew checks;
- require that he attend, participate and complete all assessments, treatments,     programming and counselling as directed by probation officer; and
- prohibit owning, possession or carrying a weapon.

THOMAS is also subject to a lifetime weapons prohibition order.

While incarcerated, THOMAS participated in some sex offender programming but is still considered high risk to re-offend in a sexual and/or sexually violent manner against against all females, both adults and children.

THOMAS is expected to take up residence in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

This information is provided to enable members of the public to take suitable measures to protect themselves.  Any form of vigilante activity or other unreasonable conduct directed at Winston George THOMAS will not be tolerated.

If you have information about Mr. THOMAS, please call the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit at (204) 984-1888. You may also contact the Winnipeg Police Service at (204) 986-6222, your local RCMP Detachment, or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477. For media inquiries, please contact the Winnipeg Police Service Public Information Officer at (204) 986-3061.

This information is also displayed on the Manitoba Justice Sex Offender Website: www.gov.mb.ca/justice/notification

www.winnipeg.ca/police/TakeAction/docs/brochure/personal_safety_sexual_assault.pdf


www.winnipeg.ca/police/TakeAction/docs/brochure/streetproffing_children.pdf
    


For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017
 

   
Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision: C17-57953
On March 22, 2017, at approximately 10:25 a.m. emergency services personnel responded to the intersection of Grant Avenue and Lilac Street for a report of a motor vehicle collision that had just occurred. The incident involved two vehicles where the drivers were the lone occupants.
   
One adult male was transported to hospital in critical condition. The 56-year-old victim has since succumbed to his injuries.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Central Traffic Unit. Investigators are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-7085 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   
Traffic Pursuit – Arrests: C17-58465
On March 23, 2016, at approximately 4:00 a.m., general patrol officers located a suspected stolen vehicle in the area of Charles Street and Aikins Avenue. The suspect vehicle refused to stop and a traffic pursuit was initiated.
   
The pursuit continued to westbound Portage Avenue where the suspect vehicle slowed and then collided with a building in the 1900 block of Portage Avenue. The four occupants of the vehicle fled on foot, however all four were arrested a short distance away with the assistance of a K-9 unit. Officers located two loaded firearms inside the suspect vehicle.
   
While this investigation is ongoing by detectives from the District 3 Crime unit, four adult male suspects will be facing numerous criminal charges.
   
Suspicious Person: C17-58145
During the afternoon on March 22, 2017, Winnipeg Police were made aware of a suspicious male in the Island Lakes area of the city.
   
A male wearing a Manitoba Hydro uniform had attended to a residence off Island Shore Boulevard. He was wearing a Manitoba Hydro jacket, shirt, and dark coloured pants. The male advised the resident that he was there to 'check if the furnace was up to code'. When the homeowner requested that he produce Manitoba Hydro identification the male said he had left it in his vehicle. He returned to his vehicle, but sped off.
   
The male is described as:
 - Caucasian, approximately 6'1" in height, 25 – 30 years old, with dark coloured hair and facial stubble. The male left in an older model, maroon coloured car.
   
Manitoba Hydro has advised that they do not conduct random furnace inspections. Hydro employees, most likely meter readers, will be wearing navy-blue pants, a matching jacket or shirt and will have either a baseball hat or toque. In addition they will be carrying a grey laptop. All Manitoba Hydro employees doing residential work will have official identification and will present this upon request.


For further information contact either:
 Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
 Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 
 Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
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