Tag: Organized Crime

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Police Investigating Fort Richmond Homicide – August a Deadly Month

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit is being stretched after catching another murder case in what has been a very busy month in River City. On August 13, 2017, at 10:00 p.m., police were alerted to sounds of a possible assault in the 100 block of Killarney Ave in the […]

RCMP Supt Len Del Pino & WPS Supt Danny Smyth hold press conference (Photo JGJ)
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Police Joint Venture Smashes Drug Cell – City Council Candidate Nabbed in Police Sting

RCMP and Winnipeg Police brass held a press conference today releasing results of a fifteen (15) month covert operation dubbed Project Distress. Over the course of the investigation several search warrants were executed and charges have been laid against fourteen (14) individuals. One of those individuals was a former Winnipeg City Council prospect who campaigned in #wpg14. […]

WPS Organized Crime Unit Kicks Some Ass With Project Sideshow!
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WPS Organized Crime Unit Kicks Some Ass With Project Sideshow!

On Thursday, February 13, 2014, the Winnipeg Police Service held a press conference announcing the results of “Project Sideshow,” a complex drug investigation initiated in the Spring of 2012, targeting an Interprovincial Organized Crime Group. The group is alleged to import cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy into the City of Winnipeg […]

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WPS DRUG BUST NETS FREQUENT FLYER – Bad Habits Die Hard

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, Members of the WPS attended a residence in the 100 block of Quelch Street looking for a suspect wanted regarding a criminal investigation. Police located the suspect and observed obvious signs consistent with drug trafficking activities occurring in the residence.  As a result, the residence was […]