Sunday, July 10, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – C16-140291
As previously released, on July 7, 2016, at approximately 1:40 a.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to the 100 block of Austin Street North for a working fire in a multi-family residence.
   
Several people were transported to hospital as a result of the fire. Two of the victims were pronounced deceased.
   
The victims have been identified as:
 
- Brenda CAMPBELL, 51-years
   
- John McKinnon BENDON, 61-years
   
The investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
   
   
Weapons Arrest – R16-51206
On July 8, 2016, at approximately 10:30 p.m., general patrol officers performed a traffic stop on a taxi cab in area of McGregor Street and Pritchard Avenue as a result of a Highway Traffic Act infraction. When the cab stopped the front passenger fled from the vehicle.
   
This male was arrested after a brief foot pursuit. The rear passenger was also detained. A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the following items being seized:
 - 6 rocks of crack cocaine (value $120)
 - $1,290 in cash
 - Sawed-off shotgun
 - Shotgun ammunition
   
Jason Scott WOODHOUSE,22-years of Winnipeg, was charged with:
 - 6 firearms and weapons related offences
 - Possess Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
 - Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
 - Fail to Comply Conditions of Recognizance x 5
   
Mark Alexander YOUNG, 21-years, of Winnipeg, was charged with:
 - 7 firearms and weapons related offences
 - Possess Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
 - Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
 - Fail to with Probation Order x 2
 - Warrant of Arrest (Suspension of Parole/Statutory Release)
   
  Both accused were remanded into custody.
 

 

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:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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