Month: November 2013

CSI OFFICER AT CRIME SCENE (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

WOMAN CHARGED IN ST JAMES BLOODLETTING

On November 15, 2013 shortly after 9:00 p.m. EMS personnel were dispatched to The Capri Apartments at 2130 Portage Avenue regarding the report of an assault. Upon arrival three (3) people were located suffering from various injuries. A thirty-two (32) year old female and forty-two (42) year old male were […]

POLICE FAUX PAS AT ROOT OF INACCURATE REPORTING
LOCAL NEWS

POLICE FAUX PAS AT ROOT OF INACCURATE REPORTING

As a serving Police Officer I often felt annoyed by the media and their incessant requests for information regarding breaking stories. It’s only in retirement that I’ve come to appreciate the important role the media plays in keeping the public informed, especially when it comes to issues that relate to […]

Shawn Lamb (WPS Photo)
EDITORIALS

SERIAL KILLER SHAWN LAMB – Who Played Who?

Something got lost in the shit storm that erupted after Hurricane Martin Glazer told Justice Rick Saull the WPS Homicide Unit bought and paid for serial killer Shawn Lambs Police confession. That something came to me in an email yesterday from a source that shall remain anonymous; “Hey James; Re: […]

BLOOD SPATTER - LOW VELOCITY
LOCAL NEWS

Grizzly Crime Scenes Tell a Story – It’s All in the Blood

When I arrived at the grizzly crime scene at the Capri Apartments at 2130 Portage Avenue yesterday it was clear, even to the untrained eye, that some significant bloodletting had occurred at this location. The crime scene told a story.  This normally peaceful neighbourhood was the scene of extreme violence […]

EVIDENCE MARKERS
LOCAL NEWS

HOMICIDE UNIT INVESTIGATING ST JAMES BLOODLETTING

On November 15, 2013 shortly after 9:00 p.m. EMS personnel were dispatched to The Capri Apartments at 2130 Portage Avenue regarding the report of an assault. Upon arrival three (3) people were located suffering from various injuries. A thirty-two (32) year old female and forty-two (42) year old male were […]

Shawn Lamb (WPS Photo)
LOCAL NEWS

ANATOMY OF A PLEA BARGAIN – Judgement Day Comes for Alleged Serial Killer Shawn Lamb

“Justice” is a dish often served cold. In my experience, “Justice” is an abstract concept when it comes to the outcome of a murder case. That reality became apparent to several surviving family members today in the case of alleged serial killer Shawn Lamb. Rumours of the controversial plea bargain […]

POLICE COLLAR FOURTEEN (14) YEAR OLD CHILD SOLDIER
LOCAL NEWS

POLICE COLLAR FOURTEEN (14) YEAR OLD CHILD SOLDIER

Winnipeg Police are reporting the arrest of a fourteen (14) year old gangster accused of shooting a seventeen (17) year old male youth on June 24, 2013. The shooting occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m., in the area of Sherbrook Street and Wolseley Avenue. Police reported a firearm was discharged in […]