Author: James G Jewell

DANIEL ANDREW CAMPBELL
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EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

EVIL IS AS EVIL DOES

Daniel Andrew Campbell (23) finds himself in a bit of a jam. He’s facing a potential “dangerous offender” designation pending the results of an evaluation to be performed by Ontario forensic psychiatrist Dr Philip Klassen.  Such a finding would mean that Campbell would receive an indeterminate sentence and remain behind […]

THOMAS BRINE – Accused Grandmother Killer Stands Trial
LOCAL NEWS

THOMAS BRINE – Accused Grandmother Killer Stands Trial

The preliminary hearing into tragic killing of Elizabeth Lafantaisie commenced today at the Law Courts building at 408 York Ave.  The seventy-three (73) year old great-grandmother was found slain in the trunk of her car in February of 2011. Thomas Anthony Joseph Brine-27 yrs, stands charged with 1st Degree Murder […]

MURDER CITY – Violence Aplenty
LOCAL NEWS

MURDER CITY – Violence Aplenty

City Police Officers were kept busy this weekend with gun play and arguments that were settled with edged weapons. On Saturday, around 10:30 am, WPS officers responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting incident.  Subsequent investigation revealed a man had shot near a convenience store in the 500 block […]

WPS K9 COPS RAISE CASH FOR PSD’s
LOCAL NEWS

WPS K9 COPS RAISE CASH FOR PSD’s

Members of the WPS K9 Unit spent the afternoon Saturday meeting and greeting members of the public and press at the Petland Store at 2355 McGillivray Blvd raising awareness and soliciting donations for the WPS K9 Unit retirement and vest fund.  The international fundraising campaign runs for the entire month […]

WINNIPEG CRIME SCENE
EDITORIALS

STATS DON’T LIE – People Do!

It’s not often I read something Winnipeg Sun Columnist Tom Brodbeck writes that I disagree with. That didn’t change when I saw his latest headline, “Less Downtwon Crime Overall? That’s B.S.,” The story was in response to a report released by the City on Thursday, April 4th, regarding the impact […]

CIVIL FORFEITURE – Hitting Criminals Where it Really Hurts
LOCAL NEWS

CIVIL FORFEITURE – Hitting Criminals Where it Really Hurts

Since 2009 the Manitoba Criminal Property Forfeiture Unit has operated under the authority of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act which allows the director of the unit to start civil forfeiture proceedings against property believed to be a proceed or instrument of crime. These proceedings are heard by a judge of the of the Court […]

RYAN JAMES GABOURIE
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LOCAL NEWS

SEXUAL PREDATORS – The Threat Never Ends

High-risk sex offender Ryan James Gabourie was sentenced to a 398 day prisoner term yesterday after pleading guilty to breaching conditions of his probation order. Gaboourie served a seven (7) year prison term for sexually molesting five (5) young boys between the ages of five (5) and eleven (11) and […]

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LOCAL NEWS

MILOSLAV KAPSIK – Punishment Needs to Fit the Crime

Miloslav Kapsik appeared in Court today as arguments on sentencing resumed. Kapsik is the infamous “hammer killer” who viciously beat his wife to death in March of 2010.  He was convicted of 2nd Degree Murder on March 12, 2013 after a jury rejected his mental illness defense.  It was a […]