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Motive for Wolseley Killing Unclear – Police
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Motive for Wolseley Killing Unclear – Police

“We’re still not entirely sure of the relationship or motive,” Winnipeg Police Public Information Officer Constable Rob Carver said. On April 10, 2017, at approximately 3:10, a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to the 400 block of Camden Place in response to a 911 call. Police indicate the first officer to arrive on scene […]

Man / Woman Arrested in Spence Street Killing
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Man / Woman Arrested in Spence Street Killing

On Monday, April 10, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release indicating arrests have been made in a recent homicide case. On March 12, 2017 at approximately 10:10 p.m., police responded to a report of a gunshot heard in the 200 block of Spence Street. On arrival, police located […]

“Not One in a 20 Trillion Chance She’s Alive” – Police on Missing Woman
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“Not One in a 20 Trillion Chance She’s Alive” – Police on Missing Woman

The Winnipeg Police Service held a press conference today announcing the arrest of a suspect charged with the killing of an Oxford House First Nations woman reported missing in August 2016. The woman, identified as Christine Wood (21), was last seen on August 19, 2016 around 9 p.m. leaving a hotel in […]

One Officer Patrol Cars – A Life & Death Debate
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One Officer Patrol Cars – A Life & Death Debate

The issue regarding single officer patrol cars has been on the table many times between the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) and the City of Winnipeg during contract negotiations. The issue is always controversial and garners significant attention from the media.  Public sentiment is often divided and strongly influenced by media […]

Police Still Seeking Murder Suspect – Two Young Offenders Nabbed
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Police Still Seeking Murder Suspect – Two Young Offenders Nabbed

On March 23, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release announcing the arrest of a young offender charged in a February north end killing. 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, […]

North End Arson Takes Heinous Twist
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North End Arson Takes Heinous Twist

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release regarding a north end arson case that appears to be heading in a decidedly more heinous direction. On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at approximately 9:45 a.m., EMS workers responded to a working house fire in the 400 block of […]

WPS Shoulder Flash
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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
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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 […]