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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Robbery suspect held for police by bystanders

Robbery suspect held for police by bystanders

    Suspect was tripped while trying to flee           Late in the afternoon on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, police received a report of a robbery at a grocery store in the 500 block of Main Street. When police arrived they found the suspect had already been captured by bystanders who had seen the robber fleeing the store. It happened in the area of Main and Alexander. The male wearing a balaclava and armed with a knife had robbed the store but when he tried to…

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Armed robber arrested after knocking over convenience store

Armed robber arrested after knocking over convenience store

Winnipeg Police busted an armed robber  Saturday afternoon, August 5, 2017, after they identified him as the suspect who knocked over a convenience store early Thursday morning. It happened around 4:15 am on August 3, 2107, when the male suspect entered a store in the 100 block of Salter Street. According to police the suspect concealed his face and pulled out a handgun which he then pointed at an employee working alone. The suspect stole some merchandise and then took off on foot. Police have arrested and charged Eric Aaron…

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MANHUNT SUSPECT AND ACCOMPLICES FACE MULTIPLE CHARGES

MANHUNT SUSPECT AND ACCOMPLICES FACE MULTIPLE CHARGES

The suspect who triggered a massive manhunt in Portage la Prairie at the end of June is facing 22 charges for the events that happened that day.   RELATED |  SUSPECT OF MANHUNT SHOT AS HE WAS FLEEING EAST DOWN HIGHWAY 1   RELATED  |  RCMP REVEAL WHAT LEAD UP TO THE MANHUNT IN PORTAGE   Jordan Brent Myran, 24, from Long Plain First Nation  will be answering to  charges related to an armed robbery, arson and multiple firearms. He appeared in court in Portage la Prairie on Tuesday July 4, 2017…

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WOMAN ROBBED A GUNPOINT

WOMAN ROBBED A GUNPOINT

In the early morning hour of July 4, 2017 a 25 year old woman was confronted by a male as she was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of Main Street. The suspect demanded the woman’s property and when she refused the male pulled out a sawed-off shotgun and pointed it at her. The woman was then hit and the suspect stole the victims bag as he fled on foot. The victim suffered minor injuries in the incident. Police responded and were able to track the suspect with…

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RCMP REVEAL WHAT LEAD UP TO THE MANHUNT IN PORTAGE

RCMP REVEAL WHAT LEAD UP TO THE MANHUNT IN PORTAGE

  RCMP responded to an armed robbery           RCMP have revealed what happened earlier in the day on June 27, 2017 that lead up to lock downs and a manhunt in Portage la Prairie. It all began just before 2:00 pm when RCMP in Headingly received a report of an armed robbery in the RM of St. Francois Xavier. The investigation uncovered that a male and two females had allegedly pulled up to a home in the rural area just off Highway 26 and confronted the…

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ARMED ROBBER BUSTED AFTER TARGETING MULTIPLE BANKS AND BUSINESSES

ARMED ROBBER BUSTED AFTER TARGETING MULTIPLE BANKS AND BUSINESSES

Winnipeg Police have arrested a man who began a robbery spree in the city in mid February of 2016. Between February 15 2016 and June 26 of 2017 the suspect allegedly robbed two commercial businesses and five financial institutions. The man wore a disguise in all the robberies and used a firearm in at least three of them according to police. He also threatened staff during the thefts. Winnipeg’s Major Crime Unit was able to identify the suspect and earlier today, June 27, 2017 officers arrested 39 year old Rakesh…

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ARMED ROBBER BUSTED AFTER HITTING FOUR BUSINESSES

ARMED ROBBER BUSTED AFTER HITTING FOUR BUSINESSES

The crime spree began Friday, June 23, 2017 and for the next 24 hours a Cross Lake man robbed or attempted to rob a number of Winnipeg businesses  around the city. Just after 3:30 pm the suspect walked into a pharmacy in the first 100 block of Osborne Street. He had covered his face and armed with a blunt object he tried to rob the store but was unsuccessful. He left empy-handed A half hour later the suspect again attempted a robbery. This time he hit a grocery store on…

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MAN CAUGHT JUST HOURS AFTER ROBBING TWO WINNIPEG BANKS

MAN CAUGHT JUST HOURS AFTER ROBBING TWO WINNIPEG BANKS

Winnipeg Police have arrested and charged a 60 year old man shortly after he robbed a second bank on Friday June 16, 2017. Police say that just after noon on Friday a financial institution in the 1300 block of Plessis Road reported that they had been robbed by a lone man. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash before he fled. Six hours later at about 6:30 pm the robber hit another bank. This time the target was in the 1600 block of Regent Avenue West. Again he fled with…

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MAN CAUGHT SHORTLY AFTER ROBBING ARLINGTON STREET STORE

MAN CAUGHT SHORTLY AFTER ROBBING ARLINGTON STREET STORE

On Monday June 12, 2017 around 5:30 am police received a report of a robbery in the 800 block of Arlington Street. Two people entered the store and demanded cash and cigarettes. One of the suspects was armed with what appeared to be a machete. Soon after police got involved in the case one man was located in the area and arrested. Police recovered the machete and a quantity of the stolen cigarettes. 32 year old Shayne Kelvin Curtis Peters from Winnipeg is facing charges of Robbery, Disguise with Intent, Possess Weapon, Resist Peace…

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