Tag: Winnipeg Street Gangs

Richard Daniel Wolfe (RCMP)
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The Wolfe Brothers – Founding Fathers or Forgettable Street Thugs?

I’ve watched with interest as respected journalists debate the relevance of infamous Indian Posse Street Gang founding fathers Richard Daniel Wolfe and his brother Daniel Richard Wolfe. Globe and Mail reporter Joe Friesen, author of the book, “The Ballad of Danny Wolfe,” wrote a detailed account of the life and criminal exploits […]

Police Name Alleged Killers
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Police Name Alleged Killers

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Police issued a media release naming the men accused of a recent West End homicide. On May 12, 2016, at approximately 6:30 pm, emergency services personnel responded to the 600 block of Wellington Ave regarding the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, EMS responders located a […]

2015 Murder in River City – Year in Review
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2015 Murder in River City – Year in Review

Another year has come and gone and the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit continues to prove they are a force to be reckoned with. In 2015, the WPS investigated a total of twenty-three (23) homicides solving all but two cases securing a solvency rate of 91%. Solvency rates in the 90% range are […]

SUSPECT’S CHARGED IN YWG DRUG RELATED KILLING
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SUSPECT’S CHARGED IN YWG DRUG RELATED KILLING

On November 14, 2015, shortly before 12:30 am, EMS personnel were dispatched to the 400 block of Stradbrook Ave regarding the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body was located.  He was transported to hospital in critical condition but later […]

GAIN BUILDS COMPELLING CASE FOR GANG EXIT PROGRAM – Funding Deemed Major Roadblock
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GAIN BUILDS COMPELLING CASE FOR GANG EXIT PROGRAM – Funding Deemed Major Roadblock

Guns, knives, crack shacks, crack lines, hookers and turf. Murders, Attempt Murders, Shootings, Assaults, Kidnappings, Illicit Drug Trafficking, Break and Enters, Thefts. Incarceration, Life Sentences, Morgues and Graveyards…. It all sounds terrible doesn’t it? Well, many of these things are reality for dozens of kids in Winnipeg who end up buying in […]

BAD DNA, GUNS & A HOCKEY STICK – A Winnipeg Story
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BAD DNA, GUNS & A HOCKEY STICK – A Winnipeg Story

How does a retiring NYPD veteran, bad DNA, a Glock 9 mil and a hockey stick all combine to result in the senseless killing of three (3) innocent people on the mean streets of Winnipeg? Crime reporter Mike McIntyre put a few pieces of the puzzle together this weekend in […]

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 […]

The Manitoba Warriors – Gangs Incorporated
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The Manitoba Warriors – Gangs Incorporated

The Winnipeg Police Service Street Gangs Unit dealt a major blow to the Manitoba Warriors Street Gang last week after wrapping up Project Falling Star, a lengthy investigation targeting specific drug cells and the thugs who run them. In all, Police seized a significant amount of crack cocaine, cash, firearms, […]