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MURDER CITY – Violence Aplenty
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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
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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 […]

CIVIL FORFEITURE – Hitting Criminals Where it Really Hurts
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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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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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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 […]

JOHN ADAM CURWIN
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ROCK MACHINE GANGSTER GETS TICKET TO CLUB FED

High ranking Rock Machine gangster John Adam Curwin (31) plead guilty to multiple charges of firearm and drug trafficking yesterday and promptly received a nine and a half (9 1/2) year sentence.  The sentence came as a result of a plea bargain deal and is in addition to time already […]

WPS SHOULDER FLASHES
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WPS Officer Faces Criminal Charges

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, the WPS announced that Sergeant Richard Sierhuis-47 years, a twenty-four (24) year veteran, has been charged with Fraud Over $5,000 x 7, Passing Wares or Services, and drive an unregistered vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act. All allegations involve off duty conduct. Sierhuis was released […]

BRAZEN LANGSIDE KILLER ON THE LOOSE – The Clocks’s Ticking on the First 48
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BRAZEN LANGSIDE KILLER ON THE LOOSE – The Clocks’s Ticking on the First 48

I worked my first homicide case today, that is, as a crime reporter. After retiring from the Police Service after a twenty-six (26) year career, eight (8) years of which were dedicated to working Homicide cases, I was about find out what it was like working a case from the […]