Tuesday, February 21, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

 
As Previously Released:
Arrest Warrants Issued in Homicide Investigation - C17-26739

Note legal restrictions regarding youth

As previously released - On February 6, 2017, at approximately 11:15 p.m., officers along with members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to the 500 block of Magnus Avenue regarding an injured male.

A 28-year-old male identified as Canon Franklin BEARDY of Winnipeg was located suffering from multiple serious injuries and transported to hospital in critical condition. He has since succumbed to his injuries.

A 14-year-old youth has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder in connection with the homicide, but members of the Homicide Unit continue to investigate and are seeking two other males.

The Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit has obtained a court order authorizing the publication of the identity of a youth wanted in connection with the homicide.

Attempts to locate 16-year-old Justin HARPER have been unsuccessful.  He is charged with 2nd Degree Murder, and a warrant for his arrest has been issued. 

NOTE:  This court order ceases to have effect on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.  Media outlets are reminded not to publish images of this accused or name him after that time.


JUSTIN HARPER


An arrest warrant for 2nd Degree Murder has also been issued for 19-year-old Joshua LECLERC.  


 JOSHUA LECLERC

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crimestoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

February 21, 2017
   


UPDATE: Missing Person: Manual Lima Aguilar– C17-35277
The Winnipeg Police Service had previously requested the public's assistance in locating 60-year-old Manual Lima Aguilar who was last seen on February 19th, 2017, in the 3500 block of Pembina Hwy.
   
Aguilar has since been safely located. We thank the public for their assistance.  
 
As previously released:
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in locating a 60 year old, Manual Lima Aguilar.  Aguilarsuffers from periodic episodes of confusion and memory loss and was last seen today at 2 pm near the 3500 block of Pembina Hwy.
   
Aguilar is described as Latin American in appearance, 5'6", slim build, with a beard.  He was last seen wearing a grey sweater, a green shirt, blue pants, and black steel toed boots. He is known to use the transit system
   
Anyone with information regarding Aguilar's whereabouts is asked to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 986-6250. 


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 Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 
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Sunday, February 19, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Sunday, February 19, 2017
   
   


Weapon Arrest - C17-34304
On February 17, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m., two males were observed causing a disturbance at the rear of a mall located in the 300 block of Portage Avenue.
   
Members of the Downtown Watch observed the males and alerted Winnipeg Police in support of the downtown safety strategy, Centreline.
   
http://downtownwinnipegbiz.com/downtown-safety/
   
Division 11 members located the males and found them both to be in an intoxicated state. One of the males was identified as having an outstanding warrant and bound by two probation orders.
   
The male was arrested and found to be in possession of the following:
   
* Knife
* Screwdriver
* A round of ammunition
* Debit card/identification associated to a previous robbery/stabbing incident
   
The 24 year old male has been charged with the following:
   
* Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
* Possession of a Weapon x 2
* Identity Theft
* Possession of an Identity Document
Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
* Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Probation Order x 2
* Fail to Comply with Probation Order x 2
   
He was remanded into custody.

 

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 Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 
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Saturday, February 18, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017


   
Mischief Arrest - C17-34770

During the early morning hours of February 18, 2017, a suspect was observed tagging several businesses, parkades, signals and other buildings with spray paint in the downtown area.

A member of the Downtown Watch observed some of the offences and notified members of the Winnipeg Police Service immediately.

Officers attended and began searching the area. At approximately 3:35 a.m., Division 11 uniform patrol located the suspect tagging a building located in the 400 block of Portage Avenue.

Kassie Ashley HOMINIUK, 21 years old of Winnipeg has been charged with the following due to her alleged involvement:

Mischief Under $5000.00/Obstruct in Enjoyment x 42
Possession of a Weapon
Possession of a Scheduled Substance (Cannabis)

The investigation has revealed that approximately 27 properties were found to have sustained damage.

Some of the areas are as follows:

200 block of Kennedy Street
400 block of Graham Avenue
200 block of Vaughan Street
400 block of Portage Avenue
200 block of Hargrave Street
200 block of Donald Street 
200 block of Garry Street

Hominuk was remanded into custody.

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In December 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service launched its downtown safety strategy, called Centreline.

Centreline redefines police response to crime and disorder through community engagement, crime analysis, problem-oriented policing and proactive policing principles (SPI-Smart Policing Initiative), as well as public education campaigns.

This strategy, along with the relationships we have with our partners, will continue to have a positive impact on downtown by reducing the risk, frequency and severity of crime and social disorder, and in effect, enhancing public safety.


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Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017
   
   


   
Robbery Arrest - C16-271640
   
Financial Institutions:
   
Between December 2016 and February 2017, members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to three bank robberies involving a lone male suspect.
   
On two occasions, the suspect indicated that he was armed with a gun and demanded money. During the incidents, he attempted to conceal his identity and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
   
The incidents are as follows:
   
December 16, 2016, approximately 5:20 p.m. - Bank located in the 500 block of Sargent Avenue
   
December 30, 2016, approximately 3:50 p.m. - Bank located in the 600 block of Osborne Street
   
February 14, 2017, approximately 3:50 p.m. - Bank located in the 600 block of Osborne Street
   
Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued to investigate and as a result, a suspect was identified.
   
On February 17, 2017 at approximately 10:40 a.m., officers located the suspect in the area of the 300 block of Portage Avenue and placed him under arrest.
   
Ortez Elmer ARGUETA, 35 years old of Winnipeg has been charged with the following due to his alleged involvement:
   
Armed Robbery using a Firearm x 2
Disguise with Intent x 2
Robbery
Unlawfully at Large
Possession of a Weapon x 2
Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Probation Order x 2
Uttering Threats - Cause Death or Bodily Harm
Assault with a Weapon
Possession of a Scheduled Substance - Cannabis
   
He was remanded into custody.
   
  


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 Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 
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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017

 
Update - Shots Fired Investigation - C16-227700

Males Arrested:

As previously released - On October 30, 2016 at approximately 10:00 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service, including patrol members, the Tactical Support Team, the Canine Unit and Air1 responded to reports of shots fired inside a business located in the 700 block of William Avenue.

The investigation revealed that two suspects confronted a 32 year old male while inside the lobby of a business. It's been determined that one of the suspects produced a handgun and discharged it in the direction of the 32 year old.  

Despite numerous patrons and employees also being present during the incident, no one was injured. Officers confirmed that multiple shots had been fired as a result of property damage and spent casings being located at the scene.

The suspects fled the area in a vehicle at a high rate of speed westbound on William Avenue.

The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.

Due to the efforts of detectives, both suspects were positively identified. Officers revealed that the male suspects have gang associations and had been involved in a verbal dispute with the 32 year old male prior to the shooting occurring.

On November 10, 2016, officers located and arrested Royce Anthony BOYLE, 20 years old while in the area of the 500 block of Ellice Avenue.

On February 17, 2017, Ryan John MONIAS, 25 years old was in Powerview RCMP custody on an unrelated matter when an outstanding warrant came to light. He was turned over to members of the Winnipeg Police Service Major Crimes Unit.

Both males have been charged with numerous firearm/weapon related offences and remanded into custody.    

       

Commercial Robbery Arrest - C17-31903

On January 24, 2017 at approximately 10:10 p.m., a Dodge Caravan was stolen from the driveway of a residence located on Savoy Crescent.

On February 14, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m., a lone male suspect entered a drug store while concealing his identity and robbed the business of a large quantity of prescription medication. The suspect was in possession of a long screwdriver during the robbery, however no one was injured.

He then fled the business in the previously stolen Dodge Caravan.

An investigation commenced involving members of the East District Crime Unit.

On February 16, 2017 at approximately 2:20 p.m., officers observed a male suspect enter the stolen Dodge Caravan while parked in the 600 block of Bannerman Avenue.

After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody.

The investigation continued at which time a search warrant was executed at a residence located in the 600 block of Atlantic Avenue. Numerous items associated to the drug store robbery such as: pill bottles, shopping basket and clothing were located and seized.

John Jay MACAULAY, 46 years old of Starbuck, Manitoba has been charged with the following due to his alleged involvement:

Robbery
Assault with a Weapon
Disguise with Intent
Fail to Comply with Probation Order x 2
Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice
Resist Peace Officer
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime x 2

He was detained in custody.

 
 

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Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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Friday, February 17, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Friday February 17, 2017

 

Arrest Warrants Issued in Homicide Investigation - C17-0026739

Note legal restrictions regarding youth

As previously released -On February 6, 2017 at approximately 11:15 p.m., officers along with members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to the 500 block of Magnus Avenue regarding an injured male.

A 28 year old male identified as Canon Franklin BEARDY of Winnipeg was located suffering from multiple serious injuries and transported to hospital in critical condition. He has since succumbed to his injuries.

A 14 year old youth has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder in connection with the homicide, but members of the Homicide Unit continue to investigate and are seeking two other males.

The Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit has obtained a court order authorizing the publication of the identity of a youth wanted in connection with the homicide.

Attempts to locate 16 year old Justin HARPER have been unsuccessful.  He is charged with 2nd Degree Murder, and a warrant for his arrest has been issued. 





NOTE:  This court order ceases to have effect on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.  Media outlets are reminded not to publish images of this accused or name him after that time.




JUSTIN HARPER


An arrest warrant for 2nd Degree Murder has also been issued for 19 year old Joshua LECLERC. 
















JOSHUA LECLERC

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crimestoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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