Month: March 2014

MAD COW GANG TAG (FB)
LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

Teen Gangster Collared For 2013 Nigel Dixon Murder

On March 13, 2014, members of the Vancouver Police Department arrested the eighteen (18) year old suspect wanted in connection with the gang related murder of twenty (20) year old victim Nigel Dixon. On April 2, 2013, just after 4:00 pm, Dixon was gunned down in a brazen broad daylight […]

JUDGE FAILS TO CONNECT THE DOTS IN GROTESQUE DOMESTIC ASSAULT
EDITORIALS

JUDGE FAILS TO CONNECT THE DOTS IN GROTESQUE DOMESTIC ASSAULT

One of my favourite crime reporters did it again! He managed to find a crime story that made me grind my teeth. It was the story of a horrific domestic violence assault perpetrated by an offender identified as Jared Smoke (24), who shot and brutalized the mother of his child […]

IP GANGSTER (FB)
LOCAL NEWS

IP GANGSTER CATCHES ACCESSORY CHARGES

The Winnipeg Police Service continues to make good on their promise to lay further charges in connection with the 2006 gang related killing of Steven Pelletier (29). Police previously advised that on October 4, 2006, Pelletier was standing outside a residence in the 500 block of Magnus Avenue when he was […]

HUNT STILL ON FOR NORTH END MURDER SUSPECT
LOCAL NEWS

HUNT STILL ON FOR NORTH END MURDER SUSPECT

On Thursday, March 14, 2014, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release indicating they’re still looking for a gangster wanted in connection with the first homicide of 2014. On January 19, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., WPS officers and other emergency personnel responded to a residence in the 200 block […]

VIC TOEWS (GOV OF CANADA WEBSITE)
EDITORIALS

VIC TOEWS VENOM – Media on the Attack

I’ve enjoyed some of the media vitriol directed at newly appointed Court of Queens Bench Judge Vic Toews. The latest attack came in the way of an article published in the Winnipeg Free Press called, “A closed mind on the bench?” The story was written by Mary Agnew Welch and […]

RCMP CRUISER CAR (PHOTO JGJ)
NEWS

RCMP INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE IN RM OF MACDONALD

On March 7, 2014, shortly after 12:00 am, Headingley RCMP, with assistance from the RCMP Serious Crime Unit and the RCMP Forensic Identification Section, began investigating a suspicious death in the RM of Macdonald. No further details were released at that time. On March 9, 2014, the RCMP advised the […]

POLICE CHIEF DEVON CLUNIS RESPONDS TO “GATING” ALLEGATIONS
LOCAL NEWS

POLICE CHIEF DEVON CLUNIS RESPONDS TO “GATING” ALLEGATIONS

On Monday, March 10, 2014, Police Chief Devon Clunis released an open letter to the public putting the issue of “gating” to bed. The letter reads as follows; “The Justice System is made up of many parts including; The Judiciary, Prosecutions, Corrections, Police, and the most important in my view, […]

The “Gating” Debate Rages On – Crime Reporter Relentless
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

The “Gating” Debate Rages On – Crime Reporter Relentless

Winnipeg Free Press crime reporter James Turner continued his attack on members of the Winnipeg Police Service for allegedly abusing their authority by participating in an inappropriate police tactic criminal defense attorneys have dubbed “gating.” Although I’d never heard of the term, “gating,” it turns out, is the practise of police […]