Tag: Winnipeg Gang Murders

Homicide Unit Investigating Shooting – Gang Related ?
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Homicide Unit Investigating Shooting – Gang Related ?

On October 20, 2017 at approximately 10:45 p.m., emergency services personnel were dispatched to the 700 block of Sherbrook Street regarding a report of a man who had been shot. On arrival, police located a man suffering from an apparent gun shot wound (s). The man was rushed to hospital […]

Police Make Multiple Arrests in Ranville Homicide
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Police Make Multiple Arrests in Ranville Homicide

  On September 6, 2017, the WPS announced multiple arrests in the stabbing death of eighteen (18) year old Tyler William Ranville. On August 18, 2017, at 11:15 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service patrolling in the area of Sargent Avenue and McMicken Street were flagged down regarding the […]

Homicide Unit Investigating North End Murder – Gun Violence Escalating in River City
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Homicide Unit Investigating North End Murder – Gun Violence Escalating in River City

If you haven’t noticed a proliferation of gun violence in our City then you haven’t been paying much attention. The rise in gun crime isn’t solely restricted to the homicide numbers. It seems more and more police press releases are describing dangerous encounters WPS members are having with armed suspects […]

Gangsters Charged in North End Murder – Long Thuglife Pedigrees
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Gangsters Charged in North End Murder – Long Thuglife Pedigrees

On Friday, June 30, 2017, the WPS Public Information Office issued a media release announcing additional arrests in a recent murder in the Cities north end. The Back Story On Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 6:15 p.m., EMS personnel responded to the report of a “male down” in the front […]

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Police Seek Murder Suspect – Shooting Investigation Evolves

On November 28, 2016, members of the Winnipeg Police Service and RCMP responded to two separate shooting incidents involving three (3) victims. In the first incident, a man was shot and critically injured in the 400 block of Pritchard Ave. The victim was identified as Benjamin Franklin Traverse (39) of […]

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Court Ruling Reinforces “Child Soldier” Gang Strategy

A recent Court of Queens Bench ruling plays directly into the strategy employed by the elder statesmen who run Winnipeg street gangs. That strategy – use child soldiers to do the gangs heavy lifting. That heavy lifting involves guarding crack shacks, doing drive by shootings, participating in assaults, protecting gang turf and, of […]

Sydney Bercovich (WFP Obits)
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Sun Sets on Law Courts Icon – 13th Juror Rests Easy

The world of criminal justice recently suffered a heartbreaking setback. It’s not the kind of setback you’ll read about on the front pages of the National Post or find in the pages of CanLii but its a loss of epic proportions nonetheless. On June 12, 2016, Sydney “Syd” Bercovich (83) quietly passed […]

Ident Officer Working Weenusk Murder Scene (Photo JGJ)
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Police Provide Updates on Recent Killings

On August 2, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a news release providing updates on a pair of recent homicides. The first killing occurred on July 5, 2016, at approximately 3:50 am, when emergency personnel responded to the area of Portage Avenue and Donald Street regarding a report of an […]