WINNIPEG – CRIME – Winnipeg Police had a busy weekend.
Here are some of the incidents from the weekend of October 27 – 28 was an extremely busy period for the Winnipeg Police Service. A series of violent, unrelated events produced a significant draw on police resources, however, calls for service were still able to be answered within expected response times. Many of these incidents are still being actively investigated and only limited information is available at this time.
The following is a summary of the most notable incidents involving violence:
(This summary does not include domestic incidents where violence was a factor)
Armed Robbery – C18-237366: Oct. 27, 6:55 a.m., an armed commercial robbery occurred in the 1700 block of Portage Ave. Suspects armed with what appeared to be a shotgun. There were no injuries.
Armed Robbery – C18237643: Oct. 27, 1:05 p.m., an armed commercial robbery occurred in the 700 block of Ellice Ave. 2 suspects were believed to be armed with what appeared to be a handgun. No shots were fired.
The following incidents all occurred on October 28, 2018:
Assault with a Weapon – C18-238435: 10:15 a.m., an adult male was assaulted with pepper spray at a residence in the 400 block of Ross Ave. One suspect was carrying what appeared to be a shotgun.
Robbery – C18-238267: at 4:30 a.m., an adult male was stabbed while in the area of Sargent Ave. and Maryland St. He is in stable condition.
Robbery – C18-238078: at 12:30 a.m., an adult male was robbed and stabbed multiple times in the area of Osborne St. and Rosedale Ave. The victim is in stable condition.
Shots Fired – C18-238731: at 10:00 p.m., shots were fired at an adult male by a residence on Dufferin. He was not struck. This is the third time in 2 weeks shots were reported in this vicinity.
Home Invasion – C18-238786: at 9:35 p.m., officers responded to a home invasion that had occurred on Manitoba Ave. One suspect was seen to have a shotgun. There were no injuries.
Commercial Robbery – C18-238862: Officers responded to a robbery of a business on Marion St. Two suspects were reported, one armed with a knife. There were no injuries.
Threats – C18-225715: Officers responded to the Health Sciences Centre for a report of an aggressive male threatening staff. A male, 46, was arrested and charged with Utter Threats.
Assault – C18-238627: at 5:25 p.m., officers arrested a male, 32, for assaulting a second male at a business in the 300 block of Portage Ave. The victim was not hospitalized.
Assault Peace Officer – C18-238182: at 3:00 a.m., a 36-year-old male broke into a residence on Roblin Blvd. Once inside he discharged a fire extinguisher. The male was arrested later in the day, at which time he assaulted the arresting officers. They did not require hospitalization.
Aggravated Assault – C18-238162: at 2:00 a.m., 2 groups of males confronted each other in the area of River Ave. and Osborne St. a 22-year-old male was seriously stabbed in the torso. He was rushed to hospital in critical condition but has since been stabilized. A male, 19, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault.
Assault – C18-238658: Police responded to an out of control intoxicated female at a beer store on Pembina Hwy. The 31-year-old was arrested and charged with assaulting the employee.
Assault Peace Officer/Possess Weapon: C18-238563: at 3:20 p.m., officers arrested a male, 31, for assaulting a loss prevention officer at a business on St. James St. after he was detained for shoplifting. He was found to be in possession of a knife and a quantity of methamphetamine.
Robbery – C18-238855: 11:40 p.m., officers responded to a violent robbery that had just occurred at Cavalier Dr. and Gerrond Bay. A 16-year-old male had been assaulted and knocked unconscious. He was robbed of his wallet, cell phone and shoes. The suspects fled in a ½-ton truck. With the assistance of Air1, 2 adult males were arrested and charged with Robbery. The victim was not hospitalized.
Robbery – C18-238074: at 12:30 a.m., a 24-year-old male was robbed by 3 suspects on St. Mary’s Rd. Officers. Officers located a suspect vehicle in the area of Henderson Hwy. and Whellams Lane. An adult male and 2 adult females were arrested and charged. A shotgun was located in the vehicle.
Assault – C18-238633: at 4:00 p.m., police responded to an out of control male at a business on Marion St. A male, 46 was charged with assault against an employee and Assault Peace Officer after attacking an arresting officer.
Stabbing – C18-238725: 8: 10 p.m., officers responded to an adult male who was the victim of a serious stabbing in the area of Qu’Appelle Ave. and Carlton St. The victim was hospitalized in stable condition. This investigation is ongoing.
Robbery – C18-238259: 11:50 p.m., police responded to a robbery on Burrows Ave. The victim was confronted by a suspect armed with what was described as a shotgun. There were no injuries.
Commercial Robbery – C18-238862: 11:55 p.m., police responded to a robbery in 100 block of Marion St. The victim reports 2 male suspects, one armed with a knife. There were no injuries.