Month: May 2013

BRODBECK’S “LYIN KINGS” TAX – The Real Cost to You
BUSINESS LOCAL NEWS

BRODBECK’S “LYIN KINGS” TAX – The Real Cost to You

Much has been said about the Selinger Governments move to raise the PST by another 1%. Nobody said it better than Winnipeg Sun Columnist Tom Broderick when he described Premier Greg Selinger as the “Lyin King” after exposing his laundry list of broken promises, lies and deceit.  No point for […]

RCMP CRUISER CAR (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

RCMP INVESTIGATING ISLAND LAKE HOMICIDE

On May 29, 2013, just after 4:00 am, Island Lake RCMP received a report of a deceased male on the main road in Wasagamack First Nation.  Witness reports and evidence collected at the scene indicated the man had been struck by a vehicle. The victim was identified as Leevan Johnson […]

B&E SEASON IN FULL SWING
LOCAL NEWS

B&E SEASON IN FULL SWING

On May 29th, 2013, just after 3:30 am, WPS Division #13 officers responded to the 300 block of Egez Street regarding the possible break & enter to a garage.  Upon arrival Patrol Officers, with the help of the K9 Unit and alert citizens, located a suspect who was taken into […]

WPS ROBBERY SUSPECT
LOCAL NEWS

MYSTERY HOLD UP MAN IDENTIFIED & COLLARED BY WPS

On April 24, 2013, WPS PIO (Public Information Officer) Patrol Sergeant Natalie Aitken released images of a male suspect wanted by Police for a number of Commercial Robberies. Police reported  the robberies occurred during a crime spree that took place between September 2012 and February this year.  The suspect was described as […]

MARTIN BOUCHARD (RCMP HANDOUT)
EDITORIALS

PTSD & Police Officer Suicide – Two Dirty Secrets

Police Officer suicide is a dark subject that many people prefer to avoid. The Martin Bouchard story brought back some painful memories for me. Martin Bouchard (30) was an RCMP Officer who suffered from PTSD after working a posting in Shamatttawa, Manitoba, a troubled Indian Reservation 1,200 kilometers northeast of […]

WPS EDS DETECTIVES SMASH CRIME RING!
LAW & ORDER LOCAL NEWS

WPS EDS DETECTIVES SMASH CRIME RING!

In November 2012, the WPS East District Station Crime Unit identified a rash of residential B&E’s having similar circumstances where homes were targeted during the day time hours. Many of the break-ins were committed while the homeowners were away and the suspects were in possession of a stolen vehicle.  Once […]

GANGSTER (FB)
EDITORIALS

MANITOBA JUDGES GETTING THE PICTURE!

I recently wrote an article celebrating decisions by Manitoba Judges that demonstrated a willingness to accept responsibility for the role of the Judiciary to “set the tone” in a Province that is statistically overrepresented in Homicide, Robbery, Violent Crime and Street Gang Crime. The story applauded decisions by Provincial Court […]

COKE IS IT – IN THE PAS MANITOBA!
LOCAL NEWS

COKE IS IT – IN THE PAS MANITOBA!

In recent months seventeen (17) people have been charged by The Pas, RCMP for cocaine trafficking offences. Staff Sergeant Noel Allard, NCO in charge of The Pas Detachment stated in a press release, “We are committed in our focus to keeping drugs off the street, this is achieved by partnering together with the […]