Thursday, July 20, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Thursday, July 20, 2017
   

Child Sexual Abuse Imagery Arrest - R16-0096441
As a result of a lengthy investigation, members of the Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) identified a Winnipeg resident as having uploaded child sexual abuse imagery from a known chat room site.
   
The image was reported and members of the ICE unit commenced an investigation.
   
On July 11, 2017, officers attended to a residence in the north St. Boniface area of the city and executed a search warrant with the assistance of the Technological Crimes Unit and East District patrol. Numerous electronic devices were seized. A warrant was also executed on a vehicle were additional electronic devices were seized.
   
On July 19, 2017,Matthieu GAUTHIER, 32-years-old of Winnipeg was arrested and charged with the following:
   

  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Imports, Distributes, Sells or Possesses for the Purpose of Distribution or Sale any Child Pornography

 
He was remanded into custody. 
   
   
Child Sexual Abuse Imagery Arrest - R16-0028599
In February 2017 the Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) was notified of a Winnipeg resident uploading child sexual abuse imagery.   
   
The ICE unit commenced an investigation and learned the same person had exchanged child pornography images via email in March 2013. He uploaded additional images of child pornography in February 2016 and again in April 2016.
   
On March 7, 2017, officers attended to a residence in the Inktster/Faraday area of the city and exdcuted a search warrant for, and seized, a computer belonging to an adult male. Analysis of the computer revealed close to 2000 images and videos of children involved in various sex acts with other children and adults.
   
On July 19, 2017, Matthew Adam MACNEIL, 29-years-old of Winnipeg was arrested and charged with the following:
   

  • Access any Child Pornography X2
  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Imports, Distributes, Sells or Possesses for the Purpose of Distribution or Sale any Child Pornography X2

 
He was remanded into custody.  


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   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
   Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
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News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service
 
Thursday, July 20, 2017
 
Robbery Investigation – Public Assistance Requested: C17-133768
 
On June 18, 2017, Winnipeg Police responded to responded to a report of Commercial Robbery that had just occurred in the 500 block of Hamilton Avenue at approximately 8:00 p.m.
 
The investigation revealed that two males had entered the convenience store and demanded money. The males are described as follows:
 
 - Suspect #1: Light coloured skin, 5'7" – 5'7" in height. 
 - Suspect #2: Light coloured skin, 5'3"  - 5'7" in height with dark coloured facial hair. 
 
Investigators are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the two suspects pictured below:
 
 
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
 

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   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service
 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
 
Please note a correction to the date and time.
 
Firearms – Arrests: C17-158608
 
On July 18, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a Tactical Support Team supervisor was traveling in the 500 block of Spence Street when a male was observed handling what was believed to be a rifle at the rear of a vehicle.
 
As a result of this incident, a male and female were placed under arrest. Officers located and seized a number of weapons from within the vehicle including two SKS rifles, a .30-30 Winchester rifle and three air guns.
 
The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.
 
Billy James Skerratt, a 36-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with numerous firearm-related offences in addition to breach of recognizance.
 
Jessie Lynn McKay, a 47-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with numerous firearm-related offences in addition to possession of a scheduled substance (codeine).
 
They were detained in custody.
 

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   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
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Winnipeg Police Service
 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
 
Homicide – Arrest: C17-157120
 
As previously released:
 
On July 16, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a report of an injured male in the front entrance of a business in the 600 block of Main Street. An adult male was transported to hospital in critical condition; however, he was subsequently pronounced deceased. 
 
The victim has been identified as: John Blaine Flett, 50-years-old, of Winnipeg. 
 
The investigation continued by members of the Homicide Unit.
 
It has been determined that the victim had been involved in a dispute with a known male when he was stabbed in the upper-body.
 
On July 18, 2017, Homicide Investigators placed a suspect male under arrest. Eric John Guimond, a 57-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with Second Degree Murder.
 
He was detained in custody.
 
Firearms – Arrests: C17-158608
 
On July 19, 2017, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a Tactical Support Team supervisor was traveling in the 500 block of Spence Street when a male was observed handling what was believed to be a rifle at the rear of a vehicle.
 
As a result of this incident, a male and female were placed under arrest. Officers located and seized a number of weapons from within the vehicle including two SKS rifles, a .30-30 Winchester rifle and three air guns.
 
The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.
 
Billy James Skerratt, a 36-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with numerous firearm-related offences in addition to breach of recognizance.
 
Jessie Lynn McKay, a 47-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with numerous firearm-related offences in addition to possession of a scheduled substance (codeine).
 
They were detained in custody.
 

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   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
   Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

   
Threats Investigations – Winnipeg Police Service Member Arrested
Members of the Winnipeg Police Service Professional Standards Unit have been involved in a criminal investigation regarding incidents between two on duty members that occured in 2016.

The investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 40-year-old male, a fifteen-year member of the Service.  He is facing several threat related charges for his alleged involvement. These include:

-Point Firearm x2
-Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm x2

The Director of the Independent Investigations Unit was notified of his arrest and had been monitoring the investigation.  The officer was released on a Promise to Appear and is currently on Administrative Leave. 


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Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


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Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, July 18, 2017  

   
Bomb – Investigation: C17-156342
On July 15, 2017, at approximately 11:15 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to the intersection of Gallagher Street and Midmar Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle collision. Initial information was that a truck had collided with a fire hydrant and that the vehicle was on fire. First responders located four victims outside the vehicle suffering from severe burns.
   
Two adult males, 27 and 22-years-old, an adult female, 20-years-old, and a male youth, 17-years-old, were injured.  All four victims were treated in hospital. The 27-year-old male and the 20-year-old female were transported in critical condition.
   
Investigators from the Major Crimes Unit, with the assistance of members of the Bomb Unit and the Forensic Services Unit, have determined that an explosion had occurred within the cab of the truck immediately prior to the collision. The explosion appears to have come from an Improvised Explosive Device (I.E.D.) that was detonated accidentally.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   
Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision: C17-157687
On July 17, 2017, at approximately 4:10 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle collision at the intersection of St. Mary's Ave. and Carlton St. As a result of the collision, two pedestrians were struck.
   
Both pedestrians and the driver of the motor vehicle were transported to hospital. The driver and male pedestrian were treated and released. The adult female succumbed to her injuries.
   
Members of the Winnipeg Police Service Central Traffic Unit are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Central Traffic Division at 204-986-6271.   
   
Update - Homicide Investigation: C17-157120
As previously released:
On July 16, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a report of an injured male in the front enterance of a business in the 600 block of Main Street. An adult male was transported to hospital in critical condition; however, he was subsequently pronounced deceased.
   
The victim has been identified as: John Blaine FLETT, 50-years-old, of Winnipeg.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   
   
Firearms/Drug - Arrests: C17-157770
On July 17, 2017 at approximately 6:15 p.m., Winnipeg Police general patrol members observed a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot in the 1700 block of Pembina Hwy. Officers approached the vehicle and identified the driver as a Prohibited Driver. At this time, methamphetamine was observed inside the vehicle.
   
Upon a further search of the vehicle, money, 26.5 grams of cocaine, and a loaded 9mm Browning handgun, which was learned to have been reported stolen in 1981, were located and seized.
   
Derreck Chad MADDOCK, 36-years-old, of Winnipeg has been charged with 23 offences, including:

  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm and numerous related firearms offences
  • Possession of Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
  • Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Drive Disqualified
  • And a number of breaches of court ordered conditions

Victoria Lee WOODS, 26-years-old, of Winnipeg has been charged with 19 offences including:

  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm and numerous related firearms offences
  • Possession of Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance - Marihuana
  • Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
  • And a number of breaches of court ordered conditions

For further information contact either:
   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
   Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
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Monday, July 17, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Monday, July 17, 2017   


Homicide Investigation: C17-157120
On July 16, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a report of an injured male in the front enterance of a business in the 600 block of Main Street. An adult male was transported to hospital in critical condition; however, he was subsequently pronounced deceased.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


For further information contact either:
   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
   Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
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