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FRANCIS MARKUS BEAULIEU (RCMP PHOTO)
LOCAL NEWS

RCMP PUT HUNT ON FOR ROBBERY SUSPECT

On April 24th, 2013, the RCMP issued an APB (All Points Bulletin) for a suspect wanted for an armed robbery and theft of a taxi cab that occurred in Portage la Prairie on March 6, 2013. RCMP indicate Francis Markus Beaulieu, 23, should be considered armed and dangerous and should […]

WPS ROBBERY SUSPECT
LOCAL NEWS

WPS PUT HUNT ON FOR ROBBERY SUSPECT

On April 24, 2013, WPS PIO (Public Information Officer) Patrol Sergeant Natalie Aitken released images of a male suspect wanted by Police for a number of Commercial Robberies. Police report the robberies occurred during a crime spree that took place between September 2012 and February this year.  The suspect is […]

SEA TO SEA RIDERS NEAR HALFWAY MARK
COMMUNITY

SEA TO SEA RIDERS NEAR HALFWAY MARK

  Harvey & Joyce Vaags report they are nearing their halfway mark in their fundraising quest to raise $20,000 for the Sea to Sea Tour. With only 123 fundraising days left its time to get down to business. The Spring of 2013 has undoubtedly been a big challenge for the […]

MIT POLICE OFFICER SEAN COLLIER (HANDOUT)
EDITORIALS NATIONAL NEWS

THE DEMONIZATION OF POLICE OFFICERS – A Fool’s Game

I just read a mind numbing report written by National Post reporter Christie Blatchford. The story centered on a TPA (Toronto Police Association) complaint to the Law Society of Upper Canada regarding a defence lawyer who appears to have used Twitter to express his delight at the cold-blooded murder of […]

WPS SUPPORTS ANTI CYBERBULLYING TOOL
LAW & ORDER LOCAL NEWS

WPS SUPPORTS ANTI CYBERBULLYING TOOL

On Monday, April 22, 2013, the WPS issued a press release announcing that it’s proud to support the latest tool to help teens manage the impacts of cyberbullying. The release provided the following information; “Using the hashtag #YouthAreNotAlone, Canadian musicians and politicians took to the Twittersphere and Facebook yesterday during […]

IF IT LOOKS LIKE $#*!….
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

IF IT LOOKS LIKE $#*!….

Neighbourhoods in decline and street gangs have been a bit of a theme I’ve been working on lately. During the research phase for a story I wrote recently (Gangs & Hope Community Forum), I ventured into the gang infested territory where Winnipeg resident Nigel Dixon was recently killed in a […]

EVAN MAUD – Back in the Hot Water
LOCAL NEWS

EVAN MAUD – Back in the Hot Water

On April 14, 2013 infamous star light rider Evan Maud (22) found himself back in jail after police allege they found him on Dudley Ave in an intoxicated state.  Maud was bound by a probation order prohibiting him from the consumption of alcohol. Maud was released on bail and his […]

WPS AIR ONE (WPS PHOTO)
LOCAL NEWS

POINTING TOY GUNS – Not Kids Stuff

A twenty-eight (28) year old Winnipeg resident found out the hard way that pointing toy guns can be serious business. On April 20, 2013 at 11:00 pm, WPS Patrol Officers responded to the 2100 block of Mcphillips Street regarding a male in a vehicle who had been observed pointing a […]