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Winnipeg Police Service

Shooting Incident

On January 1st, 2006 at 4:30 a.m., police attended to the 300 block of Magnus Avenue in response to a shooting that occurred at that location.

The Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit is currently investigating the matter and there are no further details are available at this time.

Update

One male is deceased as a result of injuries sustained in the shooting. His name is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.

The investigation is continuing by The Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit.

 

Shooting Incident

On January 1st, 2006 at 3:30 a.m., police attended to the corner of Main Street and Machray Avenue in response to a shooting that occurred at that location. This shooting is not believed to be related to the shooting incident on Magnus Avenue.

The Winnipeg Police Service Major Crimes Unit is currently investigating the matter and no further details are currently available.

 

Commercial Robbery

On December 31st, 2005 at 6:00pm, two males brandishing knives entered a drugstore in the 700 block of Keewatin Street and demanded money and cigarettes. The males fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and left in an older model van.

The suspects are still outstanding and are described as follows:

  1. Male, 5'3, slim build, wearing a black winter jacket with a hood, a black balaclava and black gloves
  2. Male, 5'5, wearing a black winter jacket with the hood up and a black balaclava and black gloves

The investigation is continuing by The Winnipeg Police Service Major Crimes Unit.

 

Checkstop Program Update - Week 4 & Final Statistics

For the week of December 25th through December 31 st , 2005. The following are the statistics gathered by the Checkstop Program:

Week #4 December 25th to December 31st  

Total Vehicles Stopped: 260
Total Alcohol Screening Device Tests: 72
Total Pass: 47
Total Warn: 20
Total Fail: 6
Total Drive Impaired/Drive Over/Refuse Breathalyzer: 12
Total Provincial Offence Notices issued: 38
Other - Suspended Driver: 1
Total Arrests (warrant) 1

The Winnipeg Police Service Checkstop Program began on November 30th, 2005 and ran through until December 31st, 2005. The following are the statistical data gathered as a result of the program:

Checkstop Program Final Statistics

2005

2004

Total Vehicles Stopped: 1635 2197
Total Alcohol Screening Device Tests: 341 143
Total Pass: 234 84
Total Warn: 82 40
Total Fail: 25 19
Total Drive Impaired/Drive Over/Refuse Breathalyser: 77 65
Total Provincial Offence Notices issued: 229 176

 

For Further Information Contact Either:

P/Sgt Kelly Dennison
Public Information Officer
Cst. Jacqueline Chaput
Public Information Officer

   
Office: 204-986-3061
Fax: 204-986-7992
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca
 


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