Wednesday, August 5, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Drug Arrest – R15-53192
On August 4, 2015, after a lengthy investigation, members of the Marihuana Grow Operation Unit with the assistance of Division 13 Community Support and Patrol members, Tactical Support Team and the Street Crime Unit executed two search warrants. Investigators attended to a suite and a business located in the 1400 block of Main Street.
It was determined that the owner was operating an illegal drug trafficking business which was held out to be a medical marihuana dispensary.
As a result of the search, the following was located and seized:

  • Approximately 2 pounds of cannabis marihuana
  • Drug paraphernalia


  • Approximately 2 ounces of cannabis marihuana

Glen Allan PRICE, 54-years-oldwas arrested and charged due to his alleged involvement: At the time of PRICE'S arrest, he was found to be in possession of an undisclosed amount of cash.
He has been charged with the following:
Traffic in Scheduled Substance
Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
Possession of Scheduled Substance
He was released from custody.
Suspicious C15-162254
Over the past week the Winnipeg Police Service has been made aware of a number of suspicious incidents in the area of Assiniboine Park. One incident took place on Wellington Crescent, the other in the park itself.
In each case a female was walking or jogging in the area when they came upon a wallet containing what appeared to be a large sum of money. After locating the wallet they were approached by an unknown male who claimed he has lost something in the area and then took possession of the wallet. The women were not propositioned, and no crime took place. In all instances however, the women felt something was off about the encounter.
The male has been described as: Caucasian, late 30's to early 40's, 5'7" tall, slim build, grey/balding short hair, scruffy facial hair. In one instance the male was wearing khaki coloured shorts and a striped polo shirt. In another instance he was seen with a baseball cap and riding a dark coloured bicycle.
Anyone with information regarding these or similar incidents is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6222 or 911 if necessary.
The Winnipeg Police Service would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of actively practicing personal safety: stay alert to your surroundings and trust your instincts if you feel uncomfortable. Stick to well-lit, popular routes and remember that there is safety in numbers.
For more safety ideas, please visit our website at: Winnipeg Police TakeAction        


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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