Wednesday, September 7, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Professional Standards Unit Charges Former RCMP Officer
In April 2014, a 31 year old male RCMP member met a femalewhile on duty and acting in his official capacity.
The officer pursued an intimate relationship with the female for a period of time which continued until approximately August 2014.
The nature of the relationship was brought to the attention of the Winnipeg Police Service by the RCMPand due to the circumstances; members of the Professional Standards Unit commenced an investigation.
Following a lengthy investigation and in consultation with Manitoba Justice, a charge of Sexual Exploitation has been authorized.
On September 6, 2016, the former RCMP member, now 33 years old, turned himself into police and was arrested. He was released on a Promise to Appear in court in October 2016.
The name of the accused will not be made public to ensure that the identity of the victim involved is protected.
The accused was a 6 year member of the RCMP when he resigned in May 2016.
Fraud Investigation Arrest – C16-171925
During the past several weeks, the Winnipeg Police Service has received multiple reports regarding an individual canvassing door-to-door in residential neighbourhoods soliciting funds in the name of Cancer Care Manitoba.
The legitimacy of this canvasser came into question resulting in further investigation and community notifications.
The investigation continued by members of the West District Crime Unit. As a result, it was determined that between July 31st, 2016 and August 18, 2016 a male attended to the St. James and River Heights area and canvassed these neighbourhoods fraudulently.
The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash from several unsuspecting victims. The male was identified and arrested on September 6, 2016.
Cory John OGER, 38 years old of Winnipeg has been charged with the following offences due to his alleged involvement:
Fraud Under $5000.00 x 8
Fail to Comply with Probation Order x 8
He was remanded into custody.
Information on donating to Cancer Care Manitoba Foundation can be found at:
In addition, general fraud information can be found at the Anti-Fraud Centre:


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:

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