Tuesday, March 29, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Commercial Robbery – Arrest – C16-61909
On Monday, March 28th, 2016 at approximately 1:45 p.m. Winnipeg Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred to a business in the 200 block of Dalhousie Drive. Information received at the time was that a male suspect, possibly armed with a knife, had just robbed the business and fled the building. No injuries were sustained in the robbery.

After a search of the area police arrested a male in a near-by residence. Further investigation linked the suspect to previous commercial robberies at the same location on March 22, and March 24, 2016.

Michael Ryan HARPER, 19 years, of Winnipeg, has been charged with the following offences: Robbery x 3, Wear Disguise x 3, Possess Weapon x 3. Harper was detained in custody.

Firearm Investigation – Arrest – C16-62038
On Monday, March 28th, 2015 at approximately 6:15 p.m. Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a male possibly armed with a gun in the area Brazier Street and Roch Street.

Patrolling East District General Patrol units were able to locate a suspect with-in minutes. The male initially fled on foot, but was apprehended after a short foot chase. A loaded handgun was recovered.

Michael Joseph HAYWOOD, 26 years, of Winnipeg was arrested and charged with numerous firearms offences, Possession of a Scheduled Substance as well as numerous court breaches. He was detained in custody.


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

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