SEVERAL PEOPLE HURT IN POLICE INVOLVED CRASH

SEVERAL PEOPLE HURT IN POLICE INVOLVED CRASH

Around 7:45 pm Thursday evening, June 22, 2017 Two officers on their way to what police are calling a high priority incident were involved in a collision with another vehicle at Regent Avenue and Lagimodiere Boulevard. One person from the other car and two police officers from the patrol vehicle were taken to hospital in stable condition. All three have been released. The collision is under investigation.   -News4-     .    

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MAN ROBS STORE THEN SCREAMS AT POLICE TO SHOOT HIM BEFORE HE IS ARRESTED

MAN ROBS STORE THEN SCREAMS AT POLICE TO SHOOT HIM BEFORE HE IS ARRESTED

  Police use tasers to take the armed man down On Tuesday June 20, 2017 Winnipeg Police were called to the 600 block of Selkirk Avenue for a man who was checking if vehicles in the area were unlocked. The caller told operators that the man was armed with a knife and scissors. The man was also a suspect in a robbery of a convenience store down the block that had just happened. Police found the suspect in the McKenzie Street and Prichard Avenue area still armed with a knife…

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REVIEW | RICKY’S ALL DAY GRILL

REVIEW | RICKY’S ALL DAY GRILL

    Lockport restaurant worth checking out             I’m always looking for different places to eat (yep it’s my thing) but seldom do I hit up chain restaurants.  For the past year I have been frequently visiting friends north of Selkirk so I’m always driving up Highway 9 when I leave Winnipeg. On the way I pass ‘Ricky’s all day grill’  a restaurant attached to a Petro-Canada Gas station. Not my usual fair but as I drove by time an time again I couldn’t avoid…

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WOMAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN STABBING OF 89 YEAR OLD NEIGHBOUR

WOMAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN STABBING OF 89 YEAR OLD NEIGHBOUR

37 year old Melissa Joyce Gabriel from Winnipeg was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday in the stabbing death of her 89 year old neighbour. Gabriel admitted to stabbing Dorthy Dykens 68 times in 2015. In handing down her sentence Judge Ryan Rolston called Gabriel a “ticking time bomb” who knew she had mental health issues and often became violent when she consumed alcohol.  Gabriel will serve nine year and nine months after the sentence was adjusted to account for the time she has already served since her arrest….

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TRANSCONA MAN FACING CHILD PORN CHARGES

TRANSCONA MAN FACING CHILD PORN CHARGES

Winnipeg Police have arrested a 41 year old male after the Child Exploitation Unit identified a home where child porn videos had been accessed and distributed. Officers obtained a warrant to search the residence which resulted in the arrest of the suspect. Charged for his alleged involvement with possession , accessing and distribution of child pornography is 41 year old Scott Sovak Sovak has been detained in custody.    -News4- © 2017 News4 , a DigiPix Media Group company   .

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MALE CHARGED WITH VOYEURISM AFTER PEEPING AT A WOMAN IN BATHROOM STALL

MALE CHARGED WITH VOYEURISM AFTER PEEPING AT A WOMAN IN BATHROOM STALL

  On June 13, 2017 Winnipeg Police received a call about a male who had entered a female washroom at the University of Winnipeg and began crawling on the floor looking under stalls. He then stood up and began looking at a woman through a gap in a stall door. The woman yelled and the man fled. Police have arrested a 22 year old male from Winnipeg for his alleged involvement in the incident. He has been charged with voyeurism and will appear in court at a later date. He was…

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POLICE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS VOTE TO APPROVE CONTRACT

POLICE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS VOTE TO APPROVE CONTRACT

    Approval from city council still needed           Winnipeg Police Association members have agreed to the contract negotiated on their behalf with the city. 95 % of uniform and civilian members voted in favour of the deal that will see annual pay increases until the deal expires. 2.49 % in 2017  2.61 % in 2018 1.63 % in 2019  1.61 % in 2020 1.59 % in 2021 The total additional cost to the taxpayer for the pay raises is approximately $54 million oner the life…

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ONE MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING ASSAULTED ON MARTHA STREET

ONE MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING ASSAULTED ON MARTHA STREET

Winnipeg Police Cadets and members of Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service were working in the area of Martha Street when they were called over by bystanders to help a man who had been brutally assaulted. It happened Monday, June 19, 2017 just after 11:00 pm. The victim was treated at the scene and taken to hospital in critical condition. The 37 year old male had suffered severe head trauma and remains in critical condition according to police. Witnesses identified the suspect and a short time later WPS Cadets found the him in…

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IIU INVESTIGATING TWO SEPARATE ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS AGAINST POLICE

IIU INVESTIGATING TWO SEPARATE ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS AGAINST POLICE

Manitoba’s police watchdog agency, the Independent Investigations Unit (IIU), is looking into two separate cases involving assault allegations. The first case involves a complaint about an incident that occurred in the Manitou area. On April 21, 2017 RCMP had responded to a vehicle accident. A female involved in the collision states that she was assaulted by an on-duty RCMP officer while she was being arrested for impaired driving. The woman was not seriously hurt but Zane Tessler, the civilian director of the IIU has determined that it is in the…

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PROVINCE SUSPENDS SOUTHERN AIR AMBULANCE PROGRAM

PROVINCE SUSPENDS SOUTHERN AIR AMBULANCE PROGRAM

Lack of pilots is the reason being given for the suspension of the Southern Air Ambulance Program. The program had provided transfers between facilities via specially equipped aircraft for trips that would have taken more than two and a half hours by road ambulance. Michelle Gawronsky, president of the Manitoba Government Employees Union, that represents the pilots in the program, believes the closing of the program is putting Manitoban’s healthcare at risk. She also says that overworked paramedics in rural Manitoba will be physically taxed by now having to add…

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