Month: August 2014

WINNIPEG MURDER SCENE (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

ARREST MADE IN AUSTIN STREET MURDER

Members of the WPS Homicide Unit have laid charges in the latest Winnipeg murder. On August 25, 2014, shortly after 5:00 am, emergency response personnel were dispatched to the 200 block of Austin Street North regarding the report of a stabbing. On arrival, an adult male suffering from stab wounds […]

EDGED WEAPON ASSAULTS DOMINATE WINNIPEG MURDER SCENE – Stabbing Claims Yet Another Victim
LOCAL NEWS

EDGED WEAPON ASSAULTS DOMINATE WINNIPEG MURDER SCENE – Stabbing Claims Yet Another Victim

On August 25, 2014, shortly after 5:00 am, emergency response personnel were dispatched to the 200 block of Austin Street North regarding the report of a stabbing. On arrival, an adult male suffering from stab wounds to the upper body was located. The man was transported to hospital in critical […]

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT SCORES QUICK SOLVE IN LATEST KILLING
LOCAL NEWS

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT SCORES QUICK SOLVE IN LATEST KILLING

The WPS Homicide Unit made a quick arrest in the killing of a man found mortally wounded in the area of Cumberland Ave and Spence Street on August 23, 2014. Police previously reported the man was found by a passer-by who found the unconscious man lying on the street. The […]

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT CATCHES 2ND CASE IN AUGUST
LOCAL NEWS

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT CATCHES 2ND CASE IN AUGUST

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit has, “new business.” On August 23, 2014, at approximately 1:40 a.m., members of the WPS responded to the area of Cumberland Ave and Spence St regarding an unconscious man that had been located. Responding Officers subsequently received information from a passer-by who had found the […]

Tina Fontaine (WPS handout)
LOCAL NEWS

HOMICIDE UNIT TRYING TO PUT PIECES OF PUZZLE TOGETHER ON MURDER OF MISSING TEEN

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit is trying to put the pieces of a puzzle together in the tragic case of a missing teenaged girl turned murder victim. On August 17, 2014 at approximately 1:30 pm, a body was recovered from the Red River in the area of the Alexander Docks. […]

RUSHING RIVER PROVINCIAL PARK (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

OFF DUTY WPS OFFICER SAVES DROWNING MAN FROM BRINK OF DEATH

An off duty Winnipeg Police Officer is being credited with saving the life of a man on the brink of death last Wednesday. The story was published on the kenoradailyminerandnews.com website yesterday. The article indicates three (3) vacationing Winnipegers worked together to save the life of a man who was no longer breathing […]

GORD & LORRIE STEEVES (FB)
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

THE GORD STEEVES CAMPAIGN – Too Little, Too Late, Too Bad

The latest scandal to afflict the Gord Steeve’s Mayoral campaign has all the components required for truly great theatre…..controversy, chivalry, injury, social awkwardness, stereotyping and the “r” word. As I watched the debacle unfold I had no inclination to weigh in.  I prefer to avoid stories that create media frenzies reported on […]

COPS, COWBOYS & INDIANS – “Nothing to see here folks.”
EDITORIALS

COPS, COWBOYS & INDIANS – “Nothing to see here folks.”

I’ve been sitting on this story for some time now. It was almost a year ago that I was invited to participate in an interesting discussion regarding the social evolution of the Winnipeg Police Service. Well, I wasn’t actually invited. I was contacted by a member of the Service who expressed concerns after […]