Friday, July 14, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service
 
Friday, July 14, 2017
 
Firearms Investigation – Public Assistance Requested: C17-151662
 
On July 10th, 2017, at approximately 9:30 a.m., a patrolling unit was in the area of Redwood Avenue and Powers Street when a suspect male was observed in a taxicab.
 
A traffic stop was conducted in the 700 block of Redwood Avenue. At this time the male attempted to flee into a nearby residence. An officer pursued the male and attempted to place him under arrest while the male pulled away. During the incident, the officer was splashed with hot coffee and pushed down a set of stairs.
 
As the struggle continued, a loaded firearm and set of handcuffs fell out of a bag that had been around the male's neck. The male then attempted to pass off a purse to a female that had exited the nearby residence and attended to the fight. As the purse was turned over, the male fled and the female was taken into custody.
 
The purse was found to contain an amount of crack cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and a substance believed to be fentanyl. The total value of the drugs is estimated at $11,500.
 
Lyric Charisse Laye, a 25-year-old female of Selkirk, has been charged with a number of firearm and drug-related offences, as well as obstructing a peace officer.
 
She was detained in custody.
 
The Winnipeg Police Service is asking the public for their assistance in locating Dallas Tyler Friesen, a 33-year-old male of Winnipeg
 
 
He is described as a Caucasian male, 6'1" in height, approximately 231 lbs., with a medium build. He has brown hair and blue eyes.
 
A warrant for the arrest of Friesen has been issued for the following offences:
 
- Possession of a Weapon (x2)
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Heroin
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl 
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
- Transport Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order
- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x2)
- Escape Lawful Custody
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle
 
The public is advised not to approach Friesen under any circumstances. If Friesen is observed, or his whereabouts are known, please contact 911.
 
This investigation is continuing by members of the Organized Crime Unit. Anyone with information on Friesen that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
 
Serious Assault – Arrests: C17-144725
 
On July 2, 2017, at approximately 12:10 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a large fight that broke out at the intersection of Smith St. and St. Mary Ave. 
 
Upon arriving officers located three people who were suffering from stab wounds. A 27-year-old male and a 26-year-old male were both treated for stab wounds and released. A 22-year-old male victim was transported in critical condition. The victim has since been treated and released from hospital. Two other adult male victims were treated and released for stab wounds.
 
An investigation by the Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit has resulted in a number of arrests. Sergeant MacKinnon of the Major Crimes unit has authorized the release of the following details:
 
Evan Ryan BETTLES, 26, has been charged with: 
 - Aggravated Assault
 - Assault
 - Unsafe storage of firearm
 - Possess weapon
 - Unauthorized Possess of a Firearm with Ammunition
Bettles was detained in custody
 
Anthony Evaristo GONZALES, 27, has been charged with:
 - Aggravated Assault
 - Assault
 
Jonathon Paul ORTIZ, 23, has been charged with:
 - Aggravated Assault
 
A 23-year-old female has been charged with: 
 - Assault
 - Aggravated Assault
 
A 26-year-old male has been charged with:
 - Assault with a Weapon
 
A 28-year-old male has been charged with: 
 - Aggravated Assault
 - Public Mischief
 
A 27-year-old male has been charged with:
 - Aggravated Assault
 
In addition to the above seven accused, investigators have identified two additional suspects who remain outstanding.
 
Detectives are also hoping to locate the occupants of a late model Nissan Rouge, dark grey or silver in colour that was directly in the vicinity during this assault. 
 
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).
 

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

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

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