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Winnipeg Police Service

Operation Clean Sweep - December Update

As of November 21st, 2005, the Winnipeg Police Service mobilized a special task force of 45 uniform officers focusing initially on the City's West End. Aggressive enforcement and high visible police presence has been used to suppress general street violence and disorder, including but not limited to gang, drug and prostitution related offences. The task force is also attending to charged/convicted persons subject to bail restrictions, curfews, probation orders and conditional sentences and is gathering and exchanging intelligence with other police units.

The following statistical data of activities spans from December 1st, 2005 to December 31st, 2005:

Activity

Total for
the Month of December, 2005

Total since
Project Start
(Nov. 21/05
to Dec. 31/05)

ARRESTS

173

257

Criminal Code ( Canada ) Charges

127

157

Warrants of Arrest

63

102

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act ( Canada ) Charges

55

76

APPREHENSIONS

Persons Apprehended under The Intoxicated Persons Detention Act

11

17

SEIZURES

Firearms

7

15

Other Weapons (stun guns, batons, knives)

5

10

Drugs:    

    Cocaine

408.1 g

621.8 g

    Marihuana

230.4 g

244.4 g

    Ecstasy

3 pills

3 pills

    Khat leaf

22.5 g

22.5 g

    Marihuana resin

1.0 g

1.0 g

Cell phones

11

15

Vehicles

6

7

Currency:

 

 

    Canadian

$79,635.42

$79,755.42

    U.S.

$8,500.00

$8,527.00

Other Seizures

66

66

SPOT CHECKS

Known Gang Members/Associates

229

307

Suspicion of Criminal Activity

365

632

Park-and-Walk (Licenced Establishments, etc.)

16

53

Traffic Stops

242

338

OFFENCE NOTICES ISSUED

58

105

The Liquor Control Act ( Manitoba )

5

5

The Highway Traffic Act ( Manitoba )

51

98

Municipal By-Laws

1

1

Other

1

1

VISIBILITY

Visible Beat Walking, in Person-Hours

1,143.5

1,693.5

TIPS RECEIVED

Phone/Web Site

50

76

Checks/arrests made (included in relevant totals)

53

94

SEARCH WARRANTS EXECUTED

15

18

The Winnipeg Police Service would like to remind everyone that they can call the Clean Sweep Tip Line at 204-986-8435 or email tips via the Operation Clean Sweep link on this website, or contact Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

The Tip Line and this website are not to be confused with the existing Emergency 911 and non-emergency phone line 204-986-6222.

 

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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