Month: April 2013

DIVISION #11 CSU T-STOP NETS NARCO SMORG, WEAPONS, AMMO, CASH
LOCAL NEWS

DIVISION #11 CSU T-STOP NETS NARCO SMORG, WEAPONS, AMMO, CASH

On April 28, 2013 at approximately 9:50 a.m., members of the Division 11 Community Support Unit (CSU) conducted a traffic stop in the area of Salter Street and Flora Avenue after observing a vehicle commit a number of Highway Traffic Act (HTA) infractions. Officers stopped the vehicle which was found […]

INSPECTOR SCOT HALLEY (PHOTO JGJ)
VICTIM'S CORNER

WPS Inspector Scott Halley – Reaching Out to Victims of Crime

The following is a speech delivered by WPS Police Inspector Scot Halley at the MOVA (Manitoba Organization for Victims Assistance) march of remembrance held on Saturday, April 27, 2013.  The march was dedicated to the memory of victims of homicide and was designed to raise awareness for victim related issues. […]

Double Digits for Hells Angel
LOCAL NEWS

Double Digits for Hells Angel

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangster Dale Sweeney (43) caught a double-digit sentence yesterday after pleading guilty to charges related to trafficking in aid of a criminal organization and possession of proceeds of crime. Justice Rick Saull accepted a joint Crown/Defense recommendation for an eleven (11) year jail sentence after the guilty pleas […]

WPS PIO CST JASON MICHALYSHEN
LOCAL NEWS

Street Crimes Unit Smashes Mad Cowz Street Gang

On Monday, April 29, 2013, WPS PIO (Public Information Officer) Constable Jason Michalyshen & Street Crimes Unit Staff Sergeant Max Waddell conducted a media release announcing the results of Project Recall, a proactive investigation into the illicit drug trafficking activities of the Mad Cow street gang. In February 2013, members […]

NORTH END OFFICERS STOP DEADLY ASSAULT
LOCAL NEWS

NORTH END OFFICERS STOP DEADLY ASSAULT

On April 28, 2013 at approximately 1:55 a.m., District 3 Police Officers were patrolling in the area of the 300 block of Flora Avenue when they observed two males fighting in the street. Upon observing the Police, a male later identified as Steven Pangman (21), fled the area on foot […]

WPS INSPECTOR SCOTT HALLEY
LOCAL NEWS VICTIM'S CORNER

MOVA HITS THE ROAD FOR VICTIMS

Losing someone you love is a devastating thing. That devastation increases ten fold when the one you love is taken from you as a result of a criminal act.  As if the loss isn’t enough, consider the added grief and stress associated to spending the next several years of your […]

DISTRICT 3 DETECTIVES PUT ROBBERY SUSPECTS ON ICE
LOCAL NEWS

DISTRICT 3 DETECTIVES PUT ROBBERY SUSPECTS ON ICE

On February 10, 2013 at approximately 11:00 p.m., a 46-year-old male victim was confronted by several suspects after parking his vehicle in a garage located in the 300 block of McAdam Avenue. The suspects threatened the victim and forced him into his car then proceeded to drive to a nearby […]

IF ONLY IGNORANCE WAS A CRIME
EDITORIALS

IF ONLY IGNORANCE WAS A CRIME

I normally stay out of the big news stories like the Boston City Marathon bombing.  What could I possibly say that hasn’t already been said on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, FOX, CTV, CBC  or any number of other established news media outlets. Our televisions, radios, tablets and iPhones have been literally […]