Friday, January 29, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Utter Threats Investigation - Arrest – C16-18667
On the evening of January 27, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service received the report of an unknown male having posted a threatening video on YouTube regarding a high school, along with specific students that attend the school which is in the East Kildonan area.

The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit who were able to identify a suspect.  On January 28th at approximately 1:30 p.m. he was located and arrested without incident.

An 18-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges of Uttering Threats, Harassing Communications x 4 and Mischief Under $5000/Obstruct in Enjoyment for his alleged involvement.

He was released via a Promise to Appear.

The investigation is continuing.

Marihuana Grow Operation Arrest – R15-96997
On January 27, 2016, members of the Winnipeg Police Service Marihuana Grow Operation Unit, with the assistance of Uniform and Tactical Support Team members, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in the 1st 100 block of Deering Close.  A lone male was arrested without incident.

The subsequent search of the residence resulted in the seizure of the following:

  • 488 marihuana plants with an estimated street value of $546,560.00
  • Grow operation equipment valued at $13,600.00

Due to his alleged involvement, a 57-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges of Produce a Scheduled Substance - CANNABIS (MARIHUANA) and Possession of a Substance for the purpose of Trafficking – CANNABIS (MARIHUANA).

He was released via Promise to Appear.

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

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

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