Month: November 2013

ROYAL ABLERT HOTEL (GOOGLE MAPS)
LOCAL NEWS

ALBERT ST HOTEL FALL NETS MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

On November 4, 2013 at approximately 11:45 p.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to the 1st 100 block of Albert Street regarding the report of an injured male. Responding Officers subsequently located at forty-two (42) year old male suffering injuries from an apparent fall.  The victim was transported to hospital in critical […]

MAD COW GANG TAG (FB)
LOCAL NEWS

Police Issue Warrant for Fourteen (14) Year Old Child Soldier

On June 24, 2013, at approximately 1:30 am member of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of Sherbrook Street and Wolseley Avenue regarding the sound of shots. The investigation revealed a firearm had been discharged in the direction of a parked vehicle striking one of the occupants. The […]

GANG PHOTO (FACEBOOK)
EDITORIALS

THE EVOLUTION OF A STREET GANG MEMBER – Options & Opportunites

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a story about a former Aboriginal Winnipeg street gang member named TM. The story ran in the Winnipeg Free Press last weekend after an editor contacted me and asked if I would mind if they ran the story in the Sunday Xtra. Of […]

WINNIPEG MURDER SCENE (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

BANNERMAN ASSAULT ADDS TO HOMICIDE STATS

On November 3, 2013, at approximately 1:30 am, members of the WPS and other emergency personnel responded to the 300 block of Bannerman Ave regarding a serious assault involving a victim identified as Gary Nathan Houle (23) years. Police indicate the victim and another male became involved in a physical […]

POLICE COLLAR KILLERS IN KING STREET MURDER
LOCAL NEWS

POLICE COLLAR KILLERS IN KING STREET MURDER

On October 30, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m., police and other emergency personnel responded to the 400 block of King Street to check on the well-being of an individual who had been observed in the area. Upon arrival a deceased male was located. Police subsequently identified the victim as Jamie Cook […]

RON ZAHARIA – A WPS Trailblazer
EDITORIALS

RON ZAHARIA – A WPS Trailblazer

Gay rights have been a hot topic in 2013. American citizens are deeply divided on issues related to gay marriage and same-sex benefits. A Country divided even though national public opinion polls since 2010 have shown majority support for same-sex marriage.  It’s interesting to note support for same-sex marriage often […]

RCMP UPDATE TATASWEYAK CREE NATION MURDER
LOCAL NEWS

RCMP UPDATE TATASWEYAK CREE NATION MURDER

RCMP spokesman Sgt Rob Lockhart advises the RCMP has charged Craig John George Flett (20) with Second Degree Murder regarding the death of Annette Freda Beardy-Spence. An RCMP media release indicates the autopsy found the cause of death was due to a gunshot wound. Flett appeared in court in Thompson […]

CRIMESTAT – Investigative Aid or Administrative Tool?
LOCAL NEWS

CRIMESTAT – Investigative Aid or Administrative Tool?

After digesting the controversial Matrix Review report on the operational effectiveness of the WPS, Mayor Sam Katz is vocalizing concerns the Police Service is under utilizing the Cities much heralded crimestat technology. “I would be extremely disappointed, I have seen how that works in other cities and how beneficial it […]