At the beginning of September, a vehicle was stolen from the Rossmere neighborhood. Later the same week on Friday, September 7th, around 3 p.m. the owner came across his vehicle that was reported stolen and in wanted by police, it happened on McLeod Avenue. The owner tried to stop the driver from leaving but unfortunately didn’t succeed, was dragged by the moving car and got injured. He was later delivered to a hospital in a stable condition.
Winnipeg police found the stolen vehicle later that day, obviously, the carjacker decided to abandon the car due to the meeting with the owner and leave on foot or in another vehicle. Later suspects were identified and an arrest warrant has been issued for both suspects, a 39-year-old Scott Kenneth Lindell, and a 25-year-old Melissa Ashley Forest.
Winnipeg police issued a statement that both suspects were arrested, Melissa Ashley Forest, now 26, was arrested on Monday and her partner in crime, Scott Kenneth Lindell was arrested just a few days later, on Wednesday. Suspects remain in police custody, waiting for a trial.