Police follow footprints and arrest two criminals

The crime level is on the rise throughout Canada and in Winnipeg as well. In our city the gun-related crime happens every day, more than once a day a vehicle gets stolen, shots fired calls coming in every other day, this list goes on and on.

Some crimes are thoroughly planned and done by professionals, but there are some that leave everyone wondering, how do criminal even did it and didn’t hurt themselves?

Last week, November 12th a convenience store on Henderson Highway was robbed. Police say a disguised, armed man entered the store around 4:30 a.m. and demanded cigarettes before fleeing in a stolen getaway vehicle.

The vehicle was located by police near Alfred Avenue and Sinclair Street, at which point one man jumped out and ran from police while the vehicle, with two occupants, sped away.

The man on foot was arrested after a short chase and found with a number of packages of cigarettes. Police say they later found the vehicle near Gilbert Street and Burrows Avenue and followed footprints from the vehicle to arrest a woman.

Duane Steven Bonefant, 35, faces charges of robbery, disguise with intent, possessing property obtained by crime and failing to comply with a recognizance.

Cherlyn Maude Lambert, 22, is charged with robbery, fleeing from a peace officer, possessing property obtained by crime, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and driving without a license.

Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the third suspect, who was identified as a 32-year-old Adrian Harold Traverse of Winnipeg, he is described as 5’9″ and 180 lbs.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Thankfully, Winnipeg Police and local authorities are working hard to overcome the crime in Winnipeg and dedicate the funds and manpower to work on beating city`s meth and crime problem.

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