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Monday, May 8, 2017
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Monday, May 8, 2017
Commercial Robbery Arrests C17-94261
On May 6, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m., three adult males attended a convenience store in the 1000 block of Autumnwood Drive and confronted a lone male employee.
The employee was assaulted and the suspects fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and merchandise. A witness observed the incident and contacted the Winnipeg Police Service.
Upon arrival, emergency personnel located the employee and he was transported to hospital in stable condition.
A K9 unit, with the assistance of General Patrol and Community Support unit members, tracked the suspects to an apartment building in the same 1000 block of Autumnwood Drive.
All three males were located and placed under arrest. The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.
The following individuals have been charged with robbery-related offences for their involvement:
- Scott Jason Gibbs, a 26-year-old male of Winnipeg.
- John Edward Hornbrook, a 33-year-old male of Winnipeg.
- Kevin James William, a 35-year-old male of Winnipeg.
They have been detained in custody.
Commercial Robbery Arrest C17-95004
On May 7, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m., an adult male attended to a convience store in the 800 block of Cavalier Drive. The suspect concealed his identity and confronted a lone male employee with a weapon.
An undisclosed amount of money and merchandise was obtained by the suspect who fled on foot.
A K9 unit, with the assistance of General Patrol members, attended and tracked the suspect to the 400 block of Hillary Crescent where the suspect was taken into custody. The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.
Troy Dean Dumas, a 22-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with Robbery and Disguise with Intent for his involvement.
He has been detained in custody.
Male Shot Investigation C17-95083
On May 7, 2017 at approximately 6:45 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an individual that had been shot in the area of Mountain Avenue and Aikins Street.
Upon arrival, General Patrol members located a 25-year-old male suffering from a gun-shot wound to the mid-body. The male was transported to hospital in critical condition.
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
For further information contact either: Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs