Friday, November 17, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Friday, November 17, 2017

   
  ARRESTED
    

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
On November 15, 2017, the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit, a joint forces unit between the Winnipeg Police Service and the RCMP, arrested Michel Burton DESCHAMPS, a convicted high risk sex offender, for breaching the conditions of his Probation Order.  DESCHAMPS was being investigated after receiving information from the public who recognized him from a Community Notification Advisory Committee (CNAC) Sex Offender Notification. 
   
DESCHAMPS remains in custody.
   
The Winnipeg Police Service and the RCMP would like to thank members of the public for their assistance in this matter.
   
Information on High Risk Sex Offenders residing in the community can be found on the Manitoba Justice Sex Offender Website:  www.gov.mb.ca/justice/notification


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   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
   Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, November 14,  2017
 

Update:MISSING PERSON - Pamela ANDERSON: C17-239747
Pamela Anderson has been safely located. Thank you
   
Previously released:
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing 13-year-old female, Pamela ANDERSON.
   
ANDERSON was last seen in the West End area on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
   
ANDERSON is described as a Caucasian Female, 5'5" in height, medium build, reddish brown hair long hair. 
   
The Winnipeg Police Service is concerned about ANDERSON's well-being and is asking anyone with any information regarding his whereabouts to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.  


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   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Motor Vehicle Collision – Fatal: C17-256531

On November 13, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a report of a Motor Vehicle Accident at the intersection of Graham Avenue and Fort Street involving a City of Winnipeg Transit Bus and a pedestrian.

An adult male in his 50's was transported to hospital in critical condition where he later succumbed to his injuries.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Central Traffic Unit. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6271.

Male Shot: C17-256808

On November 13, 2017, at approximately 11:55 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a report of a male shot in the 100 block of Higgens Avenue.

A male in his 30's was transported to hospital in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to stable condition.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Break and Enter - Arrest: C17-186328

On August 19, 2017, a locked construction site in the 1100 block of Portage Avenue was entered and a locked storage container was broken into. Various tools valued at over $5000 were stolen.

On August 21, 2017, an adult male sold two of the stolen items to a local pawn shop.

On October 6, 2017, a locked construction site in the 100 block of St. Anne's Road was entered and various construction tools were removed from a utility trailer.

On October 7 and 10, 2017, the same adult male sold some of the construction tools to a local pawn shop.

On November 9, 2017, a warrant was issued for the arrest of the suspect.

On November 13, 2017, members of the Major Crimes Unit observed the suspect operating a vehicle in the area of Dufferin Avenue and King Street. A traffic stop was conducted and the suspect was taken into custody.

Wesley Dean Munro, 37-years-old of Winnipeg has been charged with Break, Enter and Theft and Possess Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.

Public Advisory

With snow already on the ground and colder than normal temperatures, many motorists are heating up their cars before heading out on the road. The Winnipeg Police Service is reminding motorists that there are several things you can do to keep your vehicle safe.

  • never leave your vehicle unattended, running or not, for any length of time while the keys are in the ignition
  • Never leave children or pets in an unattended vehicle, especially one that is running.
  • Don't leave your spare keys and garage door opener inside your vehicle
  • Never leave valuables on display inside your vehicle
  • Install a remote starter
  • Use a steering wheel lock
  • Install an alarm system
  • Use common sense

Most property crimes are preventable. Take away the opportunity and help keep your vehicle and contents safe. For more information and additional safety tips, please visit:

http://www.winnipeg.ca/police/TakeAction/auto_theft.stm

 


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Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Correction

Update - Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision - C16-264178

As previously released December 18 - 21, 2016:

On December 18, 2016 at approximately 12:00 noon, emergency personnel responded to the area of Henderson Highway and Kimberly Avenue regarding a collision involving a pedestrian.

It's been determined that a 68 year old female was crossing Henderson Highway in a westbound direction from the north side of the intersection. At the same time, a Chevrolet Silverado was making a northbound (left) turn from Kimberly Avenue when she was struck, causing critical injuries.

Yesterday, the 68 year old female pedestrian succumbed to her injuries.

Family notifications have been made and members of the Winnipeg Police Service Central Traffic Unit continue to investigate.

No charges at this time.

On November 13, 2017, after a lengthy investigation by the Winnipeg Police Traffic Collision Investigation Section, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg has been arrested and released on a promise to appear. 

 

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   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Update - Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision - C16-264178

As previously released October 18 - 12, 2016:

On December 18, 2016 at approximately 12:00 noon, emergency personnel responded to the area of Henderson Highway and Kimberly Avenue regarding a collision involving a pedestrian.

It's been determined that a 68 year old female was crossing Henderson Highway in a westbound direction from the north side of the intersection. At the same time, a Chevrolet Silverado was making a northbound (left) turn from Kimberly Avenue when she was struck, causing critical injuries.

Yesterday, the 68 year old female pedestrian succumbed to her injuries.

Family notifications have been made and members of the Winnipeg Police Service Central Traffic Unit continue to investigate.

No charges at this time.

On November 13, 2017, after a lengthy investigation by the Winnipeg Police Traffic Collision Investigation Section, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg has been arrested and released on a promise to appear. 

 


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Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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Monday, November 13, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Monday, November 13, 2017 

   
MISSING PERSON – Kyle FORTIER : R17-92165

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing 23-year-old male; Kyle Fortier.  Fortier was last seen during the evening of Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Fortier is described as Caucasian, 5'10" in height, 110 to 120 lbs. (50 - 54 kg), thin build, brown/hazel coloured eyes, short medium brown hair, unshaven with a goatee. He was wearing a navy blue hoodie, black jacket, blue jeans and brown runners.



The Winnipeg Police Service is concerned for Fortier's well-being and anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 986-6250.

 

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Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Monday, November 13, 2017

 
Stabbing: C17-256144
   
On November 12, 2017, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Winnipeg Police received a report of a male assaulted in the area Ellice Avenue and McMicken Street.
   
A 16-year-old male was walking in the area when he was accosted by a number of suspects and stabbed. He was taken to hospital, where he remains in critical condition.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   
   
Stabbing: C17-256168
   
On November 12, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police received a report of a male stabbed in the 400 block of Graham Avenue.
   
The 19-year-old male victim was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   
Investigators are pursuing the possibility that the 2 incidents are connected, however, this has not been confirmed.

 

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   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
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Sunday, November 12, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

 

Winnipeg Police Service
 
Sunday, November 12, 2017
 
Suspicious Incident – Investigation: C17-255763
 
This morning, the Winnipeg Police Service received a report of a suspicious incident that occurred in the Crestview neighbourhood.
 
At approximately 9:25 a.m., a 17-year-old female was walking in the 400 block of Hamilton Avenue when a vehicle approached her from behind. The vehicle stopped a short distance ahead of her and the driver rolled down the passenger window, asking the female if she wanted a ride.
 
When the female replied no, the male exited driver's door and asked if she was sure. He closed his door and remained outside the vehicle. The female ran from the area and police were contacted.
 
The male is described as being East Indian in appearance, 40 years old, with light brown skin and a medium build. He is approximately 5'9" in height with short black hair, a short black thick bear and was wearing a black jacket. He did not have an accent.
 
The vehicle is described as an older model 4-door grey car with a "boxy" design, black handles and black trim. No licence plate was obtained.
 
Limited information is available at this time and the Winnipeg Police Service continues to investigate the incident.
 

For further information contact either:
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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Sunday, November 12, 2017
 
Firearms – Arrest: C17-254344
 
During the day of November 10, 2017, members of the Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Tactical Support Team and Community Support Units, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 400 block of Magnus Avenue. Investigators were targeting a suspect male they believed was in possession of an illegal firearm.
 
A number of individuals were located inside the residence and were taken into custody. The investigation has led to the seizure of a number of items including the following:
 
- A 12-gauge pump-action shotgun with both the barrel and stock sawed-off.
- A .45-70 lever-action rifle with both the barrel and stock sawed-off.
- 18 12-gauge shotgun shells.
- 22 .45-70 cartridges.
 
Stevie Ray Ballantyne, a 25-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
 
- Possession of Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x4)
- Careless Storage of Firearm (x2)
- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations (x2)
- Possession of a Weapon (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x2)
- Possession of a Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime (x2)
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order
 
He was detained in custody.
 

For further information contact either:
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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Saturday, November 11, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service
 
Saturday, November 11, 2017
 
Firearm/Drug – Arrests: C17-253987
 
During the evening of November 9, 2017, members of the Street Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residential suite at a building in the first 100 block of Hargrave Street. 
 
A male and female were located in the suite and taken into custody. An investigation has led to the seizure of a number of items including the following:
 
- 2.5 ounces of methamphetamine (valued at approximately $6,200).
- A loaded .22 calibre revolver.
 
The suspect male attempted to produce identification in the name of another male and was found to be evading a number of arrest warrants.
 
Mark David Hurdon, a 26-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
 
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
- Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm
- Careless Storage of Firearm
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
- Identity Fraud - Intent to Gain Advantage
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x3)
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x2)
 
Hurdon was arrested for three outstanding warrants which include additional charges of:
 
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x3)
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x2)
 
He was detained in custody.
 
A 31-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:
 
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
 
She was released on a Promise to Appear.
 
Investigators believe that these arrests and the seized items are related to drug trafficking within the city.
 

For further information contact either:
   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
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Friday, November 10, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Missing Person – Norman THOMPSON - R17-77485

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing 15 year old male, Norman THOMPSON.

THOMPSON last made contact in the early morning hours on November 10, 2017.

THOMPSON is described as Indiginous, 5'2, 120 lbs. with short dark hair wearing a black and green hoody and dark blue sweat pants.  


 
The Winnipeg Police Service is concerned about THOMPSON's well-being and is asking anyone with any information regarding his whereabouts to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.


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   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
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