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Friday, November 10, 2017
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Friday, November 3, 2017
Homicide Update: C17-247660 As previously released on November 2, 2017:
On November 1, 2017, at approximately 2:010 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured male in the area of Martha Street and Henry Avenue. Upon arrival, a 42-year-old male was located suffering from a stab wound to the upper body. He was transported to hospital in critical condition.
The investigation revealed that the victim was involved in an altercation with a female near the corner of Austin Street and Henry Avenue when he was stabbed once with a knife.
An adult female was located on the scene and placed under arrest.
Harriet Jane Pascal, a 31-year-old female of Winnipeg,has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Possess Weapon, and Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x3). The victim remains in hospital at this time.
The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.
On November 8, 2017, the victim succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Richard Irvine Gilbert Chartrand, a 42-year-old male of Winnipeg.
On November 9, 2017, investigators attended the Headingley Correctional Centre and placed Pascal under arrest. She now faces a charge of manslaughter.
She was detained in custody.
Attempted Child Abduction Investigation: C17-253867 On November 9, 2017, at approximately 12:00 p.m., a 10-year-old girl was in the area of Alexander Avenue and Beacon Street walking home from her middle school when she was approached by an unknown male.
The male told the girl he knew her mother and where she lived. He then said he would help get her home.
The girl told the male she didn't know him and kept walking, at which time the suspect grabbed the victim by the shoulder and pulled on her. The victim bit the suspect on the hand and he ran away.
No description is available at this time and the investigation is continuing.
Garage Break & Enters Arrests: C17-253478 During the early morning hours of November 9, 2017, a number of suspects went on a crime spree in the River Heights area and broke into detached garages in the following locations:
- The 900 block of Centennial Street. - The 600 block of Centennial Street. - The 500 block of Centennial Street. - The 100 block of Fulham Avenue.
West District General Patrol members, along with the assistance of the K9 unit, attended the area.
At approximately 4:50 a.m., two suspects were located in the area of Academy Road and Kenaston Boulevard riding two specialized mountain bikes and carrying hockey equipment that had been stolen from the Fulham Avenue address.
The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit. One of the suspects was identified as being responsible for a break & enter to a detached garage in the 300 block of Cordova Street that occurred on October 17, 2017.
A 15-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:
- Break Enter & Theft - Place (x2) - Break & Enter with Intent - Place (x2) - Fail to Comply with Sentence (x4)
A 16-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:
- Break Enter & Theft - Place (x3) - Break & Enter with Intent - Place (x2) - Fail to Comply with Sentence
They were detained in custody.
Robbery - Arrest: C17-254055 On November 9, 2017 at approximately 8:20 p.m. Winnipeg Police received the report of a male with a knife inside the University of Winnipeg who had since fled the building.
Air-1 quickly responded, located and tracked the male suspect in the area. Air-1 was able to direct Canine Units and general patrol officers to the suspect's location. A Canine Unit was able to locate the male who was hiding in a yard in the 600 block of Maryland Ave. and took him into custody.
Officers who attended the University of Winnipeg learned that a 19-year-old male was sitting at a table when he was approached by the suspect who attempted to take the victim's laptop computer which the victim held onto. The suspect male then grabbed the victim's cell phone, produced a knife, and stabbed the victim once in the upper body and walked away.
The suspect was confronted outside of the University by a group of people who witnessed the incident. At this time, a second adult male was stabbed once in the midsection by the suspect who threatened the victim and fled the area.
The first victim received minor injuries and did not require hospitalization. The second victim was transported to hospital in stable condition, treated and later released.
Justin Michael HENDERSON, 28-year-old of Winnipeg was arrested and charged with the following offences:
Assault with a Weapon X2
Robbery: C17-254190 On November 10, 2017 at approximately 12:05 a.m. the Winnipeg Police Service was alerted to a female yelling for help in the area of Dalhousie Drive and Silverstone Avenue.
General patrol officers attended the area and located items belonging to the victim. At the same time, the adult victim contacted police and alerted them to her current location. The victim reported that she was walking in the area Dalhousie Drive and Silverstone Avenue when she was approached by a male who held a knife to her throat and demanded money. The male suspect then punched the victim in the face, grabbed her and dragged her into a secluded spot in a lane. The victim was assaulted and grabbed in a sexual manner.
As a vehicle was approaching, the victim yelled out for help causing the suspect to flee.
The victim was transported to hospital in stable condition, treated for minor injuries and released.
The suspect is described as: Caucasian male, mid-twenties, wearing all black with a toque and scarf covering his face.
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