Tuesday, August 30, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

 



Reduced Speeds in School Zones
In June of 2014 the City of Winnipeg Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works voted in favour of reducing speed limits in the area of elementary schools.

Starting September 1, 2016, reduced speeds in school zones will be back in effect.

The following signs are posted in the areas around 171 Winnipeg schools.


 

   

Enforcement of these reduced speed zones, in compliance with the Reduced-Speed School Zone Regulation found in the Manitoba Highway Traffic Act, will include both traditional and photo enforcement to ensure the safety of our children.

Further information, including a list of the schools and roads affected, may be found at the following link:

http://www.winnipeg.ca/Publicworks/InformationAndResources/TrafficControl/ReducedSpeedLimit-SchoolZones.asp

Remember, children are our most precious resource and the seconds lost travelling at these lower speeds is nothing in comparison to the possible loss of even one life.

Just Slow Down.


Robbery Investigation Arrest – C16-154674
Between July 26, 2016 and August 23, 2016, a male suspect engaged in a crime spree involving robberies, residential break-in and numerous fraud related offences.    

The incidents are as follows:   

  • July 26th – Break-in to residence on Island Shore Boulevard. A vehicle and personal identification was stolen.
  • August 15th – A business on Wilton Street was robbed of cash.
  • August 16th – A business on Pembina Highway was robbed of cash.
  • August 20th – A vehicle was broken into while parked on Abraham Bay and personal identification/credit cards were stolen.
  • August 22nd-23rd - A vehicle was broken into while parked on Ormiston Road and personal identification was stolen.
  • August 23rd - A vehicle was broken into while parked on Sweetwater Bay and personal identification was stolen.

The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit. As a result of the investigation, the suspect was identified and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On August 29, 2016, Patrol members observed the suspect riding a bike in the area Chevrier Boulevard and Pembina Highway. He was arrested on the strength of the warrant and taken into custody.

Scott James Henry, 29 years has been charged with over 25 offences due to his alleged involvement.

He was 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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