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Charges Laid in Main Street Murder
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Charges Laid in Main Street Murder

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit restored its one hundred percent solvency rate after charging a suspect in the Cities latest killing. On July 19, 2017, the WPS issued a press release announcing the arrest of Eric John Guimond (57) of Winnipeg who has been charged with 2nd degree murder […]

WPS Forensic Investigator Seizes Clothing Item (Photo JGJ)
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No End in Sight for Indigenous Bloodletting – MMIWG in Death Throes

It’s hard to find a reason to be optimistic regarding the plight of Indigenous people in the City of Winnipeg. The violence rages unabated with little hope or cure in sight. Those who believed the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls was the path to change […]

“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 […]

Leslie Spillett
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Keeping the Conversation Surreal – Spillett, Bennett Distort Reality

It was the first true test of leadership for newly anointed Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth. On November 29, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service Public Information Office held a press conference announcing the arrest of an 18-year-old offender believed to be responsible for the 2014 killing of Angela Marie Poorman […]

11 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days Later – WPS Homicide Unit Equals Elusive Mark
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11 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days Later – WPS Homicide Unit Equals Elusive Mark

The WPS Homicide Unit achieved a milestone today that hasn’t been accomplished for almost 12 years – a 100% solvency rate. In a press release today, the Winnipeg Police Service announced the arrest of an 18-year-old offender who has been charged with 2nd degree murder in the killing of Angela Marie […]

John David Goundry (WPS Handout)
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Just Another Day in the Meat Grinder – Domestic Violence Case Fails to Inspire

It was a tragic case of domestic violence. A total of fifteen stab wounds, seven to the abdomen and eight to the arms. The victim left to die on a cold bedroom floor, abandoned and alone. In homicide circles the eight injuries to the arms are known as “defensive wounds.” A defensive wound […]

Police Collar Suspect in Sanderson Killing – Bizarre Twist in Postscript
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Police Collar Suspect in Sanderson Killing – Bizarre Twist in Postscript

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit has made an arrest in the 2012 killing of Simone Sanderson (23). On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Police held a press conference announcing the arrest of Kyllan James Ellis (28) of Lorette, Manitoba.  Ellis has been charged with 2nd degree murder in connection with Sanderson’s […]

Detective Thane Chartrand (Photo JGJ)
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Life Behind the Blue Wall – An Exit Interview

You hear a lot about the “thin blue line.” The media often paints an ugly picture of it by attaching negative stereotypes and connotations to the term using it in conjunction with alleged police cover ups, secrecy and criminality. People in Law Enforcement see it a different way. The “thin […]