Monday, February 22, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Monday, February 22, 2016

Stolen Vehicle Arrest – C16-35583
On February 22, 2016 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Patrol members observed a stolen Toyota Camry being operated erratically in the area of Bannerman Avenue and Main Street.
Officers followed the vehicle until which time the suspect made efforts to evade police by driving at high speeds and having no regard for public safety.
The driver eventually lost control of the Camry and became involved in a collision in the area of Kimberley Avenue and Gateway Road. Three males were taken into custody, including the 18-year-old male driver. A 15-year-old male passenger fled the scene on foot.
Members of the Canine Unit tracked the outstanding male hiding in the area of the 700 block of Blantyre Avenue.
The 18-year-old male (driver) is facing the following charges:
  Theft of Motor Vehicle
  Theft Under $5000.00
  Flight while Pursued by Peace Officer
  Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle
  Possession of a Weapon
  Possession of Break-in Instruments
  HTA – Fail to remain at the scene of an accident & exchange particulars
  HTA – Drive without licence or invalid licence
He was released on a promise to appear.
The passengers in the vehicle were not charged.
Male Shot – C16-36648
On February 22, 2016 at approximately 5:30 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the report of shots fired in the area of the 1800 block of Logan Avenue.
An adult male was located with injuries consistent with being shot. He was transported to hospital in critical condition, later upgraded to stable condition.
Members of the Major Crimes Unit continue to investigate. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).  
No further information is available at this time.


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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