Friday, August 3, 2018

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service
Friday, August 3, 2018
Canada-Wide Parole Warrant – Public Assistance Requested: S18-1088
The Winnipeg Police Service Organized Crime Unit is requesting the public's assistance with locating Stephen Michael Konowalchuk, a 35-year-old male of Winnipeg.
He is described as Caucasian in appearance, 5'11" in height, approximately 293 lbs with a heavy build.
Konowalchuk is wanted on the strength of a Canada-Wide Parole Warrant that had been issued on July 3, 2018, after the suspension of his statutory release.
The public is cautioned not to approach this male. Anyone with information regarding Konowalchuk's whereabouts is asked to call 911. Additional information that may assist investigators can be relayed our non-emergency line at 204-986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Financial Robberies – Arrest: C18-166515
On August 1, 2018, at approximately 3:35 p.m., a male suspect attended a bank in the 300 block of Main Street and made comments to employees that he was there to rob the bank. The male fled on foot empty-handed.
At 3:50 p.m., the male suspect attended a bank in the 200 block of Portage Avenue while brandishing a knife and made comments to employees that he was there to rob the bank. The male received an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency and fled on foot.
Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.
On August 2, 2018, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Central District General Patrol officers located the suspect at a hotel in the 300 block of Smith Street and placed him under arrest. The suspect head-butted an officer as he was taken into custody and the officer suffered minor injuries.
Mitchell Gilmore Carpenter, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
- Robbery (x2)
- Possession of a Weapon 
- Assault a Peace Officer
He was detained in custody.
Attempt Murder – Arrest: C18-152970
On July 16, 2018, at approximately 8:15 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the report of an injured male in the 300 block of Boyd Avenue.
Officers arrived and located the injured male. He was transported to hospital in unstable condition.
The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit and it is believed the victim had been in the area when he was approached by an acquaintance and was shot in the upper body. The suspect fled on foot.
On July 24, 2018, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a suspect was located and placed under arrest in the area of Selkirk Avenue and McKenzie Street.
Darryl Louis Ross, a 46-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
- Attempt to Commit Murder
- Pointing a Firearm
- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x7)
Ross was also processed on two outstanding arrest warrants for:
- Fail to Attend Court
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x2)
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

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

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