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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Serious Motor Vehicle Accident - Arrest: C17-114295 As previously released on May 28, 2017:
On May 28th, 2017, at approximately 3:25 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of a hit and run incident involving a pedestrian at Jefferson Avenue and McPhillips Street.
Upon arrival, an 18-year-old male was located and transported to hospital in critical condition where he remains.
Traffic Collision Investigators entered into an investigation and as a result were able to identify a suspect driver.
On June 12, 2017, Daniel BEMBENEK, 22-years-old, of Winnipeg has been arrested and charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Cause Bodily Harm and Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident Involving Bodily Harm.
The accused has been detained in custody.
Commercial Robbery - Arrest: C17-127643 On June 12, 2017 at approximately 5:20 a.m. Winnipeg Police responded to the report of a commercial robbery in the 800 block of Arlington St.
Two suspects had entered the business, one armed with a machete, and demanded money and cigarettes.
One adult male was located in the area a short time later and taken into custody. Officered recovered the machete and a quantity of cigarettes stolen.
Shayne Kelvin Curtis PETERS, 32-years-old of Winnipeg has been arrested and charged with the following offences: - Robbery - Disguise with Intent - Possess Weapon - Resist Peace Officers - Possess Scheduled Substance - Fail to Comply with Probation Order.
The accused was detained in custody.
Anyone with further information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Commercial Break & Enter - Arrest: C17-127643 On June 13, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Winnipeg Police were alerted to the sound of banging followed by an alarm sounding at a commercial property in the 100 block of Austin St.
A lone suspected entered the property and caused extensive damage to the contents within the building before fleeing on foot. He was later located in the immediate area of the break-in.
Rance Clifton ABRAHAM, 40-years-old, of Winnipeg has been arrested and charged with the following offences: - Break & Enter with Intent - Mischief Over $5000 - Fail to Comply with Probation Order X2
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