Tuesday, June 2, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


 Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Suspicious Person - C15-11817
On May 31, 2015, members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a complaint regarding an unknown male who attended to a suite located in the first 100 block of Young Street.
Officers met with a 29-year-old female who responded to a knock at her suite door sometime before 9:00 a.m., when she was confronted by a suspicious male. The male indicated that he was a firefighter from Calgary requesting entry into her suite because he could smell smoke. While the male produced some sort of badge, the resident immediately closed and locked her door fearing for her safety.
The male left the area and has not been identified at this time. The female was not injured however very shaken up over the incident.
Members of the Division 11 Crime Unit have been notified and continue to investigate.
The male is described as a Caucasian male, tanned complexion, in his 30's and shaved black hair.
Anyone with further information or if approached in this manner are asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6668 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Impaired Driving Arrest – C15-112864
On June 1, 2015 at approximately 5:15 p.m., a 38-year-old female was operating her SUV southbound in the 600 block of Isbister Street when she struck a parked car. After the initial collision, she struck another vehicle which was travelling in a northbound direction. A third vehicle was also hit as a result of the collision. 
One person involved sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Emergency services were notified and due to the possibility alcohol was a contributing factor into the collision, officers were dispatched.
Attending Winnipeg Police Service members made contact with the female driver of the SUV. It was at this time several signs of impairment were noted. She was arrested and taken into custody.
After further processing the female driver, it was determined that her breath samples read 5 times the statutory limit.
Breath sample readings of this level required immediate medical assessment.
She is facing the following charges due to her alleged involvement:
Driving while ability impaired
Driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in blood
Drive while disqualified
She was release on a Promise to appear.     

For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer

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

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