Month: May 2013

BULLETS FLY IN ROAD RAGE INCIDENT
LOCAL NEWS

BULLETS FLY IN ROAD RAGE INCIDENT

A twenty-two (22) year road rage suspect is in Police custody today after “busting a few caps” during an apparent road rage incident. Police report that on May 20, 2013 just before 12:30 am, a member of the WPS Tactical Team (TST) came upon a motor vehicle accident that had […]

AIR1’S HIGH TECH CAPABILITY HELPS SAVE DROWNING WOMAN
LOCAL NEWS

AIR1’S HIGH TECH CAPABILITY HELPS SAVE DROWNING WOMAN

On Friday, May 17, 2013 at 3:30 am, Winnipeg Police Service Patrol Members, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Water Rescue and Air1 responded to the Assiniboine River near the Polo Park area regarding a female in the river in need of assistance. Emergency crews subsequently observed the female in the middle […]

MORGAN VAN BONE (WPS PHOTO)
LAW & ORDER LOCAL NEWS

HARBOURING FUGITIVES FRAUGHT WITH RISK

Police generally don’t appreciate people who harbour fugitives who are wanted on Nation wide arrest warrants for First Degree Murder in gang related killings. The WPS recently delivered that message to Laura Asham (20) and Danielle Raven (20) who were charged with Accessory After the Fact to Murder for allegedly […]

NEW PLAYER CHARGED IN FELIX MURDER
LOCAL NEWS

NEW PLAYER CHARGED IN FELIX MURDER

On May 18, 2013, the WPS Public Information Office issued a media release announcing the arrest of Tyion Sanderson (23) who has been charged with Second Degree Murder regarding the murder of aspiring model Johnathen James Felix (21). Felix was killed in the early morning hours of March 31, 2012 after […]

NATASHA JEFFREY (FACEBOOK)
LOCAL NEWS

WPS Charges Killer in Double Homicide

The Winnipeg Police Service Public Information Office has confirmed the deaths of two (2) victims located inside a residence at 4317 Roblin Blvd were victims of Homicide. On Saturday, May 17, 2013, Police received information regarding a “serious matter” requiring emergency personnel to respond to the subject residence.  On arrival, […]

JUSTIN MEECHES (WPS PHOTO)
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

Sid ‘Vicious” Letandre – The Back Story

I’ve written several stories about the “false promise of gang life.” The Sidney Letandre story is a text-book example, in fact, no other story captures the “false promise” better. Crime reporter extraordinaire Mike McIntyre shone his light on the story in a Winnipeg Free Press article called “Leaving a gang […]

Winnipeg Law Courts (Photo JGJ)
EDITORIALS LAW & ORDER LOCAL NEWS

MANITOBA JUDICIARY SCORES HAT TRICK!

I’ve always believed public safety is a shared responsibility between the Police, Public Prosecutions & the Judiciary.  The Police detect and apprehend offenders, Public Prosecutions put offenders on trial and the Judiciary metes out Justice. “Justice,” can be an abstract complicated concept, my idea of Justice might be vastly different from […]

TWO (2) CONFIRMED DEAD IN CHARLESWOOD BUNGALOW!
LOCAL NEWS

TWO (2) CONFIRMED DEAD IN CHARLESWOOD BUNGALOW!

The WPS confirmed they are investigating the death of two (2) individuals who were located at a Charleswood bungalow in the 4300 block of Roblin Blvd. Police report that on Friday, May 17, 2013 at approximately 8:20 am, they received information regarding a “serious matter” that required emergency personnel to attend the residence. […]