Saturday, June 25, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Saturday, June 25, 2016

  Update – Missing Persons Located / Parental Abduction Investigation Arrest –

Children Safe - Mother in Custody
The Winnipeg Police Service is very pleased to acknowledge that Montana and Josh GIESBRECHT are now in care and safe as of yesterday, early evening. Sandra GIESBRECHT is also in custody and being processed accordingly.
Previously, the Winnipeg Police Service requested the public's assistance in locating, Sandra GIESBRECHT and her missing children, Montana and Josh GIESBRECHT.  They were last seen in the area of St. James on the evening of Monday, June 20, 2016. 
Since that time members of the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit have worked tirelessly to locate them.
On June 22, 2016, a Canada-wide warrant was issued for two counts of Abduction for the arrest of Sandra GIESBRECHT.
On June 24, 2016, officers acting on information, attended to the area of Amherst Street where Sandra was observed operating a Ford Expedition. Efforts to safely stop and contain the vehicle were made however, GIESBRECHT refused to comply, initiating a brief pursuit.
At approximately 5:25 p.m., GIESBRECHT and her children abandoned the vehicle at the rear of the first 100 block of Deer Lodge Place and fled on foot. Moments later, Sandra GIESBRECHT was arrested and her children were taken into care uninjured due to the efforts of the Missing Persons Unit, Child Abuse Unit and Patrol members.
Sandra GIESBRECHT, 44 years oldhas been charged with the following due to her alleged involvement:
Abduction Where No Custody Order x 2
Flight while Pursued by Peace Officer
She has been remanded into custody.
The Winnipeg Police Service would like to sincerely thank our great community for their relentless support during this challenging investigation. We truly cannot effectively do our job without the support from members of the public, media and our partners in the community.
Thank you.


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

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

Share this mailing with your social network by clicking on the appropriate link:   Facebook  Twitter 


Winnipeg Police Service

Report a Crime Online

Crime Stoppers



If you do not want to receive these emails anymore, unsubscribe.
 Please do not reply to this email. This e-mail was sent from a notification-only address and replies are not monitored.

Mailing address: City of Winnipeg, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3B 1B9

Privacy Statement

The City of Winnipeg values your privacy. We do not sell or share your personal information with third parties. You are receiving this email as a result of your signing up for the Winnipeg Police Service Email News list offered on the City of Winnipeg website. You may unsubscribe or change your subscription options at any time.

No comments: