4:29 a.m., August 29, 2019
Winnipeg city authorities started a full-scale investigation on the city`s meth problem. More manpower and resources are dedicated to the matter than in any of the previous year and the new special units and target groups created to fight methamphetamine production and distribution in Winnipeg. Last week two search warrants resulted in seizures of over $27,000 worth of drugs in Winnipeg. August 23rd the first bust was carried out by members of the Winnipeg...
2:56 a.m., August 24, 2019
Car theft is a growing problem in Canada, a new report from the Canadian Insurance Bureau says that picky car thieves are increasingly targeting Ford trucks and high-end SUVs. At the same time, the total number of car thefts continues to grow throughout the country. A carjacking victim has his vehicle back after it was stolen at gunpoint at a Keewatin Street gas station Wednesday morning. A 27-year-old man says he was approached by a male at a gas station...
2:47 a.m., August 5, 2019
Violence against women and young girls is a big problem in Canada. Unfortunately, statistic shows the increase in reports related to violence against women for the last decade. Manitoba had one of the highest rates of reported violence against girls and young women in 2017, according to a new Statistics Canada report. Our own Winnipeg is recorded as having the third-highest rate among Canadian cities, according to the report. Timothy Torres, 34, is a convi...
2:32 a.m., August 5, 2019
Over the last year, the number of thefts has increased by 300% and the management of the corporation has come up with a new plan to combat them. Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries plans to implement a new security plan that will include ID check. Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries president and CEO Peter Hak said that staff and clients should know that they are safe. Anyone who decides to commit theft will be found by the police as soon as possible. In addition, informa...
6:09 a.m., July 26, 2019
Lately, there were a huge number of calls to the Winnipeg Police Department about the armed individual’s aggressive behavior in the Millennium Library. To assist in individuals entering the library safely, lockers have been made available since the week of June 10, 2019, for visitors who would like to store and secure their belongings while at the Millennium. But as an additional security measure, a decision was made in favor of personal screening. A scree...
3:09 a.m., July 25, 2019
Winnipeg city authorities started a full-scale investigation on the city`s meth problem. More manpower and resources are dedicated to the matter than in any of the previous year and the new special units and target groups created to fight methamphetamine production and distribution in Winnipeg. WPS announced that a huge drug bust has resulted in almost one million dollars worth of illicit drugs being seized from a Winnipeg home. The drugs were seized from...
5:30 a.m., July 23, 2019
Crime is on the rise throughout Canada and in Winnipeg in particular. Our city police dedicate a lot of manpower and recourses to fight crime, to locate and punish those responsible for criminal activity in Winnipeg. Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Chris Matthews was stabbed at a downtown restaurant over the weekend. Matthews, 29, was at La Roca Mexican Restaurant on Smith Street when the incident happened early Sunday morning. Matthews was taken to ho...