Man gets carjacked after setting up date online

Man gets carjacked after setting up date online

    Victim was pepper sprayed and pulled from vehicle           Winnipeg Police responded to a carjacking in the area of Salter Street and Mountain Avenue just after 2:30 pm on Monday, August 21, 2017. According to police, a 24-year-old man had gone to the area after he made arrangements to meet a female in the 300 block of Boyd Avenue. When the man arrived the female approached his vehicle. Three youth also approached the vehicle then sprayed the victim with pepper spray. The man was pulled…

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Woman injured during arrest sparks IIU investigation

Woman injured during arrest sparks IIU investigation

    IIU – “In public interest for the agency to investigate”           Manitoba’s police watchdog agency the Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) is looking into what happened to an 18-year-old female during her processing after her arrest that resulted in her getting injured. On August 18, 2017, the IIU received word from Winnipeg Police that they had arrested the female in the Norwood area of the city on an outstanding warrant. As she was being processed at the East District police station she became aggressive. Officers used force…

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Two men arrested after firing shotgun through Selkirk Avenue house window

Two men arrested after firing shotgun through Selkirk Avenue house window

Police seize weapon Winnipeg’s Tactical Support Team responded to the 200 block of Selkirk Avenue early Saturday morning after police received reports of shots fired. Three men had driven to the area and fired a shotgun at the front window of the residence. The suspects took off before police arrived. Three people were in the home at the time of the shooting, including an 18 month old child. Police report that there were no injuries as a result of the shotgun blast. RELATED  |  Armed man terrorizes family with young child…

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Youth arrested in stabbing incident on Raleigh St. Saturday

Youth arrested in stabbing incident on Raleigh St. Saturday

Verbal argument turns violent Winnipeg Police have arrested and charged a 15-year-old male youth after he allegedly stabbed a 20-year-old male. The incident happened early Saturday morning on August 19, 2017, in the 1300 block of Raleigh Street. Police had received a report of a stabbing just before 1:30 am. When they arrived they found the victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken to hospital in critical condition but has since been upgraded to stable. RELATED  |  Teen charged after stabbing and killing 17 year old male Investigators have learned that the…

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Armed robber busted for four weekend robberies

Armed robber busted for four weekend robberies

Mini crime spree nets criminal charges and not much else Winnipeg Police have a 45-year-old man in custody after he used a knife in four armed robberies over the weekend. It all began on Friday afternoon, August 18, 2017, around 1:30 pm. The suspect walked into a gas station in the 2200 block of Pembina Highway, threatened staff with a knife and walked out with an undisclosed amount of cash. On Saturday, August 19, 2017, around 12:30 pm the suspect walked into the same gas station he had robbed 23 hours earlier….

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Fatal west of Portage la Prairie Saturday afternoon

Fatal west of Portage la Prairie Saturday afternoon

    Stars Air Ambulance called in to transport            A major accident with injuries happened on the Trans-Canada Highway at Highway 16 just west of Portage La Praire on Saturday, August 19, 2017 just after 1:00 pm. Traffic was detoured around the scene as emergency crews worked to treat those injured. RCMP say that a minivan with five passengers was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Highway 16 when it collided with a semi travelling westbound on Highway 1.         …

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Male stabbed Friday night in critical condition

Male stabbed Friday night in critical condition

Winnipeg Police report that around 11:15 pm on Friday, August 18, 2017,  officers patrolling in the area of Sargent Avenue and McMicken Street were flagged down. The officers were told that a man was injured. When police arrived on scene they found an 18-year-old male suffering from stab wounds. Paramedics attended and the victim was taken to hospital in critical condition. Police have not said if there are any suspects or if arrests have been made in the case. The Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation and has…

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Body located in river near where youth disappeared earlier this week while attempting to swim across

Body located in river near where youth disappeared earlier this week while attempting to swim across

Winnipeg Police have said that on Friday, August 18, 2017, they recovered a body from the Red River in the area that a male youth was seen struggling as he attempted to cross the river. Police would not confirm if it was the unnamed 16-year-old male they had been searching the waterway for. On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, police were called to an area on the river just north of the Redwood Bridge just after 9:00 pm.   READ MORE  |  Police search Red River for male youth after he…

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Police release details of incident that saw an officer shot by his own weapon

Police release details of incident that saw an officer shot by his own weapon

More information has come to light about the police officer who was shot in the leg by his own holstered weapon last week. On Monday, August 7, 2017, a Tactical Support Team officer had stopped for lunch on Taylor Avenue. When he returned to his police SUV he opened the door and as he was sitting the firearm discharged on its own and hit him in the lower leg causing significant damage. Investigators have determined that the officer did not have his hand on the gun, a Glock 35 Police…

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Suspicious male attempted to abduct woman on St Anne’s Road

Suspicious male attempted to abduct woman on St Anne’s Road

Winnipeg Police are looking for a suspicious male after they received a report that the man attempted to abduct a woman earlier Thursday morning, August 17, 2017.  It happened around 5:30 am. The 36-year-old woman was walking in the area of St. Anne’s Road and Alpine Avenue when an older model dark blue van pulled up. The male passenger offered the woman a ride but when she refused he grabbed her arm and ordered her into the vehicle. At that point, a pedestrian walked by and the woman was let go…

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