Thursday, May 17, 2018

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Aggravated Assault - Arrests: C18-99926
On May 15, 2018, at approximately 12:10 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a female assaulted in the 700 block of Maryland Street. An adult female was located suffering from stab wounds to the upper body. She was transported to hospital in critical condition. She has since been upgraded to stable condition.
Officer's learned that the victim was walking in the area when she was approached by two females who demanded her personal property. After robbing the victim of several personal items, one of the females produced a knife and stabbed her multiple times.
At approximately 1:30 a.m., officers located a female matching the suspect description in the 600 block of Sargent Avenue and placed her under arrest.   

Billie Jo COOKE, a 30-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Robbery
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance 

She has been detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.
On May 16, 2018, at approximately 12:10 p.m., the second suspect, a 16-year-old female, was located and taken into custody. She was charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery, Possess Weapon, and Fail to Comply with Under Undertaking. She has been detained at the Manitoba Youth Centre.

Robbery - Arrest: C18087451 & C18-100801
On April 29, 2018, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a robbery in the 300 block of Portage Avenue. A security guard advised that he was assaulted by a male who is responsible for a theft of two cell phones from the store in the area.
Officers attended and learned that the suspect first attended the store at approximately 1:15 p.m. and stole a cell phone. A security officer attempted to arrest him for shoplifting and was kicked in the upper body and head-butted by the suspect before he fled. The suspect returned to the same store at approximately 3:35 p.m., and stole another cell phone and fled.
Officers were able to identify the suspect however they were not able to locate him. A warrant was issued for his arrest.
On May 16, 2018, at approximately 12;30 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service was alerted to a break-in alarm at a business in the 400 block of Notre Dame Avenue.  Division 11 officers attended and located an insure door and evidence inside of a break, enter and theft.
At approximately 2:30 a.m., general patrol members attended an address in the 500 block of Ross Avenue where they encountered the shoplifting suspect. He was arrested for the outstanding warrant for his arrest.
During his arrest, the suspect was found to be in possession of approximately half a gram of methamphetamine.
Through the course of the investigation, officers learned that the suspect was responsible for the break and enter on Notre Dame Avenue. Officers were able to locate the majority of the jewelry stolen.
Greg Joseph DUMAS, a 31-year-old male of Pukatawagan, Manitoba was charged with:

  • Break, Enter and Theft
  • Possess Methamphetamine 

He was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for Robbery, Theft Under $5000 and Assault.  
He has been detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre. 

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

   Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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