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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...
Car Theft
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...
Crime
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...
Alcohol Thefts
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...
Crime
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...
Crime
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...
Stabbing
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...
Crime
James Favel, Bear Clan Patrol executive director, informed that last year the organization found forty thousand of needles on the streets of the city. This year, it will probably see two times more. Favel said that most needles are found when spring begins, usually in March and April. Bear Clan joins locals who care about their community and the city to be clean, drug and weapon free environment for their children and youth. Volunteers with the Bear Clan h...
animal cruelty
Animal shelters are full of animals that are just waiting for someone to take care of them and bring them to a place they can feel safe at and could call it home. Doggy daycares across Winnipeg are filling up fast, there are many pets waiting to be adopted. Volunteers are working hard to help as much as they can to save and protect the animals that ended up on the street, people donate and contribute with food and other things for homeless pets and as far...
Crime
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. On Sunday a man has been arrested following an incident where an axe stolen from a fire truck was used to threaten firefighters. Firefighters with the Winnipeg Fire...
Crime
How often do you see an ad or article online about a person missing? How about flyers at busy intersections and downtown building walls? Nowadays people go missing in Canada almost every day. Most of them are found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. Ov...
Air1
Car theft is a growing problem in Canada, thankfully in Winnipeg, we have the Air1 helicopter that helps police to track down and find the stolen vehicle fast! 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. But also, the copter can help and track down other criminals that are fleei...
Fake Crime
Just last week the Winnipeg police were called to a cafe on Corydon Avenue on a hate crime report. The attack happened last Thursday, April 18th around 10:45 p.m. An incident at a Corydon Avenue cafe that was originally reported as one of Winnipeg’s worst-ever hate crime was apparently staged, said police. When officers arrived, they found a woman inside the restaurant who had been assaulted. She was taken to hospital in stable condition, treated and relea...
Crime
Recently the acts of vandalism based on racial and religious hatred happening more often in Winnipeg. Most of such cases never get solved and the investigation leads nowhere. Winnipeg police are investigating an incident at a cafe on Corydon Avenue as a hate crime. Emergency services were called to BerMax Caffe for a medical call on Thursday around 10:45 p.m. When they arrived, responders found a woman inside the restaurant who had been assaulted. She was...
Crime
A series of recent retail store robberies left store owners and management concerned and the employees are worried about their own safety. Winnipeg Police currently investigating few recent robberies and employees attack, officers talk about a large number of thefts. Nowadays in Winnipeg, there is no question if the robbery will occur but when it will happen. On Friday, April 5th police arrested a man following separate incidents – the first at the Marlbor...
Meth Lab
Drug trafficking problem is on a rise in Canada for the last couple of years. Winnipeg authorities started a full-scale investigation into the city`s meth problem. As per Winnipeg Police, there is a spike in meth-related crime incidents, like property theft, residential break-ins, unreasonable anger towards each other (meth users) and other people around them, violent attacks, some ending up in lethal outcomes for victims. Winnipeg Police have shut down a...
Crime
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 Police officers were called to the intersection of Portage Avenue and Spence Street at approximately 1 a.m. on Friday where they found an injured man. The unidentified male appeared injured after the attack or assault by another perso...
Crime
Winnipeg police stated that they received a call on Tuesday morning. When the officers arrived at the crime scene, they found out that a woman was in critical condition. She was taken to the hospital, however, she was not saved. Const. Rob Carver explained that it is a real tragedy. The house of the woman was not associated with any criminal activity. Apart from this, there are no witnesses who could tell what exactly happened there. On Wednesday, the poli...
Speeding Fine
Speeding is not only dangerous but also is against a law and can cost you a hefty fine and license revocation for a period up to two years without a right for renewal. Highway RCMP team nabbed two drivers, who decided to race each other at nearly 200 km/h speed. The 17 and 18-year-old boys had been speeding down a highway at 189 km/h when police pulled them over, said RCMP. Both vehicles were traveling west on Highway 44 north of Winnipeg. Cops say each dr...
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