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Winnipeg Police Service

Further to Weapons Seizure

On January 20th, 2006 at 10:00 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service Organized Crime Unit seized a quantity of firearms, ammunition, and Cocaine from a residence on Four Mile Road.

Forty year-old Gail Alison ANDERSON and forty year-old Brian Joseph BRISSON have been charged with numerous firearms related offences and Possession of a Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking.

 

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision

This morning at 7:00 a.m. a 34 year old female was crossing St Anne's Road in the vicinity of Varennes Avenue when she was struck by a southbound vehicle. She was transported to the Health Sciences Centre with serious injuries. Police are currently investigating and St. Anne's Road between Sherwood Place and Avondale Road are closed for traffic.

Update

This morning at 7:00 a.m. a 34 year old female was crossing St Anne's Road at Varennes Avenue at the marked crosswalk. She was struck by a southbound vehicle. She was transported to the Health Sciences Centre with serious injuries. St. Anne's Road between Sherwood Place and Avondale Road continues to be closed as police continue their investigation. Next of kin have been notified.

Recent fluctuations in weather conditions have made many or our roadways icy and slippery. Police would like to remind all motorists to reduce their speed in these conditions and to pay extra attention to pedestrians.

 

Further to Damaged Community Mailboxes

On January 24th, 2006 at noon an area resident was walking in the vicinity of Vince Leah Drive and Red Maple Road when he located a small metal casing. He placed it in a garbage receptacle near this location. On January 25th, 2006 at 7:45 a.m. the resident learned of media reports regarding these incidents and contacted police. Members of the Winnipeg Police Service Bomb Unit were deployed as a precaution and a device similar to those of the previous incidents was located. The device was intact and subsequently removed for further examination.

Police are requesting anyone with information pertaining to the incidents contact the Winnipeg Police Service Division 13 Detectives at 204-986-2849 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Anyone who finds items that are clearly of a suspicious nature, not specific to them in their community mailbox or items near community mailboxes are asked to call police at 911.

 

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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