Author: James G Jewell

Irvine Fraser (FB)
LOCAL NEWS

Winnipeg Transit Driver Killed in Line of Duty

It’s the kind of thing that should never happen. A man killed while serving the public during the course of his employment. A transit driver no less. Senseless doesn’t even begin to describe the nature of the violent act that claimed his life. “This is an attack on all of […]

Police Provide Updates on Recent Killings
LOCAL NEWS

Police Provide Updates on Recent Killings

The Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release yesterday identifying two recent homicide victims. On February 6, 2017 at 11:15 p.m., police and EMS responded to the 500 block of Magnus Avenue regarding an injured man. Upon arrival, police located the victim who was suffering from multiple serious injuries. The […]

Ryan Ralph Flett (25) (WPS Handout)
LOCAL NEWS

Police Seeking Alleged Killers in 2nd Homicide of Year

One suspect is in custody and Police are seeking two other suspects in connection with the 2nd homicide of the year. On January 19, 2017, at approximately 11:50 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Sherbrook Street to check the well-being […]

Crime Scene - Stradbrook & Donald - Photo JGJ
LOCAL NEWS

Homicide Unit Solves Belayneh Homicide

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the WPS Public Information Office issued a press release announcing an arrest in the Theodoros Belayneh homicide that occurred on November 26, 2016. On Thursday, January 26, 2017, Police arrested Paige Crossman (23) who was charged with the following offences due to her alleged involvement; […]

Details Scant in 2nd Homicide of Year
LOCAL NEWS

Details Scant in 2nd Homicide of Year

Police have released few details regarding the 2nd murder recorded in the City of Winnipeg in 2017. On January 19, 2017, at approximately 11:50 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Sherbrook Street to check the well-being of an individual at […]

CSI Investigator takes photographs at crime scene (Photo JGJ)
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

2016 Murder in River City – Year in Review

It’s never easy. Solving homicide cases is hard work. People who commit murder seldom do so during business hours and have little regard for statutory holidays. The calls often come in the early morning hours when most productive people are fast asleep in their cozy beds. Some suggest solving homicides in […]

Police Spokesman Constable Jason Michalyshyn
LOCAL NEWS

City Records 1st Homicide of 2017

It didn’t take long for the City of Winnipeg to record its first murder of 2017. On January 3, 2017 at approximately 9:55 p.m., police responded to a report of gunshots heard in the vicinity of Thames Avenue and Watt Street. Upon arrival, responding officers located an adult male lying […]

Joy to the World – Maybe Not So Much for Police, Fire and EMS Workers
EDITORIALS

Joy to the World – Maybe Not So Much for Police, Fire and EMS Workers

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…. In reality, a lot of shit goes down over the Holidays in the violent crime and murder capital of Canada. While most people view Christmas as a peaceful, joyous time of […]