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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Stabbings Investigations Members of the Winnipeg Police Service have responded to a number of stabbing incidents over the past four days.
On August 17, 2018, at approximately 5:55 a.m., a 48-year-old male was stabbed in the lower-body in the area of Princess Street and Notre Dame Avenue and robbed of his bicycle. The male was transported to hospital in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.
At approximately 3:50 p.m., a 16-year-old female attended a hospital with stab wounds to her mid-body. The female advised she had been stabbed while in the 900 block of Banning Street.
On August 18, 2018, at approximately 1:25 a.m., a 24-year-old male and a 28-year-old male attended a hospital with stab wounds to their mid-bodies. One male advised he had been stabbed on Princess Street.
At approximately 1:50 a.m., a 19-year-old male and a 21-year-old female were the victims of a violent attempted robbery in the area of Central Park. The male was found with multiple serious stab wounds to his upper-body. He was transported to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable condition. Two individuals were located nearby and placed under arrest.
The above incident was previously released on August 19, 2018.
On August 19, 2018, at approximately 1 a.m., a 58-year-old male was stabbed in the upper-body in the 700 block of Wellington Avenue. The male declined an ambulance but was transported to hospital by officers and admitted in stable condition.
On August 20, 2018, at approximately 6:10 p.m., a 16-year-old male, a 20-year-old male, and a 48-year-old male attended a hospital with stab wounds to their mid-bodies. Two of the males suffered serious stab wounds and the incident is believed to have occurred in the 500 block of Agnes Street.
At approximately 10:20 p.m., a 19-year-old male was stabbed in the mid-body in the first 100 block of Edmonton Street. He was transported to hospital in unstable condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.
On August 21, 2018, at approximately 7:35 a.m., a 30-year-old male was stabbed in the upper-body in the 400 block of Maryland Street. He was transported to hospital in unstable condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.
Major Crimes Unit detectives are continuing with the investigation of most of the incidents. Others have been handed by General Patrol unit members. At this time, there is no information to believe any of the incidents are linked.
Anyone with information that may assist investigators may call the Winnipeg Police Service non-emergency line at 204-986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Person Robbery Arrest: C18-180553 On August 20, 2018, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Central District General Patrol units, with the assistance of AIR1 and K9, responded to a report of a robbery to a person in the 400 block of Cumberland Avenue.
Officers met with a 33-year-old male victim who advised two male suspects had robbed him of his mobile phone. The victim had suffered minor injuries and declined medical treatment.
Two male suspects were located in the area and taken into custody. One suspect provided a false name but was later identified through fingerprinting with the help of the Forensic Services Unit. The other suspect was found to be in possession of the stolen phone.
Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation and believe the robbery occurred after the victim came into contact with the suspects in the lobby area of a nearby apartment building.
Ahmed Masabo, also known as Jordan Masabo, a 20-year-old male of Saskatchewan,has been charged with:
- Robbery - Public Mischief - Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x4)
Masabo was also processed on three outstanding arrest warrants for charges including:
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x5)
Mohammed Yousuf Ali, a 23-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
- Robbery - Fail to Comply with Probation Order
Both were detained in custody.
Drug and Weapon Arrest: C18-180878 On August 20, 2018, at approximately 1:55 p.m., East District Community Support Unit members were in the area of Alfred Avenue and Aikins Street when they observed a male on a bicycle committing an infraction of the Highway Traffic Act.
Officers stopped the male and found the bicycle had been reported stolen on August 9, 2018, while locked up at a restaurant in the area of Erin Street and Portage Avenue.
The male was placed under arrest and a search of him resulted in the seizure of a collapsible baton weapon and 1 ounce of methamphetamine (estimated street value of approximately $850).
The stolen bike will be returned to its owner.
Cory Jason Carvajal, a 33-year-old male of Winnipeg,has been charged with:
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 - Possession of a Weapon - Possession of Scheduled Substance Methamphetamine
He was detained in custody.
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