Author: James G Jewell

WPS Shoulder Flash
LOCAL NEWS

Stabbing Morphs into Homicide Case

It happens every now and then. Police investigate a serious assault that morphs into something more serious. That’s precisely what happened in the case of Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim. On March 10, 2017, at approximately 2:20 p.m., WPS officers responded to a report of an assault that occurred in the […]

Shots Fired – Young Woman Killed in West Broadway
LOCAL NEWS

Shots Fired – Young Woman Killed in West Broadway

Gunfire has claimed yet another young life on the mean streets of Winnipeg. On March 12, 2017 at approximately 10:10 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of a gunshot heard in the 200 block of Spence Street. Upon arrival, police located an adult female victim outside […]

RCMP Officer Charged with Manslaughter in 2015 Police Involved Shooting – The View From Down Here
POLICE USE OF FORCE

RCMP Officer Charged with Manslaughter in 2015 Police Involved Shooting – The View From Down Here

It was just a matter of time I suppose. On March 2nd, 2017, the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) issued a press release indicating they charged RCMP Constable Abram Letkeman with a number of offences in connection with his use of deadly force in Thompson, Manitoba on November 21, 2015. […]

Police Crack Case – Warrants Issued
LOCAL NEWS

Police Crack Case – Warrants Issued

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit has charged a fourteen (14) year old-young offender and issued arrest warrants to two alleged killers in a recent murder case. 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 […]

Perez Adarryl Cleveland (WPS Handout)
LOCAL NEWS

Police Keep Murder Case on the Down Low – Trio Charged

On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release providing details of a shocking 2016 murder case that had yet to be reported. Police identified the victim as Jennifer Barrett (42) whose decomposing body was found in a 45 gallon barrel filled with chemical agents designed to hasten the […]

WPS Press Conference (Photo
LOCAL NEWS

Suspect Charged in Transit Driver Attack

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a news release identifying the suspect charged in the senseless killing of a Winnipeg Transit Driver. Police advised they have charged Brian Kyle Thomas (22) of Winnipeg with a number of charges including; 2nd Degree Murder Possession of a Weapon Fail […]

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 […]