Friday, July 20, 2018

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Friday, July 20, 2018

Robbery - Arrest: C18-154416
On July 18, 2018, at approximately 12:20 a.m. emergency services personnel responded to a report of a male stabbed in the area of Oxbow Bend Road and the Perimeter Hwy. A 25-year-old male was transported to hospital in stable condition.
The victim advised that he was fishing along the Assiniboine River with a friend when a male arrived and began fishing alongside them. After a short time, the victim's friend left and the suspect began arguing with the victim, who decided to pack up his gear and leave. The suspect entered his own vehicle and drove it into the victim's vehicle. The victim approached the suspect and noticed he was armed with a knife. The suspect made several threats to the victim, before attacking him. The victim suffered slash wounds to the upper body and a stab wound to his lower body as he attempted to get back to his vehicle.  
The suspect then entered the victim's vehicle and escorted him to a nearby bank machine. Upon arrival, the victim managed to quickly remove his keys from the vehicle and run to a nearby Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Station for assistance.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., the suspect was located in the first 100 block of Harvlong Avenue and placed under arrest.
A 31-year old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:

  • Robbery
  • Possess Weapon

 A warrant of Apprehension and Suspension of Parole was also executed. He has been returned to federal custody.

Robbery - Investigation: C18-155341
On July 19, 2018, at approximately 5:40 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service was alerted to a Robbery at a convenience store in the 1100 block of Portage Avenue.
General patrol officers attended and learned that four males entered the store and were asked by staff to leave their bags at the door. The males refused and one male approached the counter, pulled out a handgun and ordered the employee, a 28-year-old male, to get on the ground.
The suspects then jumped the counter, filled their bags with an unknown quantity of cigarettes and fled.
The victim was not injured.
The suspects are described as three Indigenous males and one Caucasian male, all in their early 20's.
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).
Drug - Arrest:  C18-155913

On July 19, 2018, at approximately 9:05 p.m., District 1 General Patrol members were patrolling in the area of Notre Dame Avenue and Albert Street.  This area is under heavy construction with barricades limiting both pedestrian and vehicular traffic. At this time, two males were observed running when one of the males ran through the barricaded area and into the side of a Winnipeg Police Service marked cruiser car, striking his upper body against the side mirror.
Officers exited the cruiser car to check on the well-being of the first male. The second male, who had not crossed through the barricades, attended to the cruiser car. Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Services were called for the male who made contact with the cruiser car. While waiting for Ambulance to arrive, the first male passed a clear plastic baggie with a white substance to the second male. Both males were taken into custody.
Anthony HOWDLE, a 48-year-old male of Alberta, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance-Cocaine

Levi HOWDLE, a 21-year-old-male of Flin Flon, Manitoba has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance-Cocaine
  • Fail to Comply with Conditions of Recognizance

Both males were 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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