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April 22, 2018

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Stolen Vehicle – Arrests: C18-81216

On April 21, 2018, at approximately 11:45 p.m., a District 3 General Patrol unit observed a stolen sport utility vehicle travelling westbound on Polson Avenue (near Sinclair Street) at a high rate of speed.

Officers attempted to catch up the vehicle as it turned northbound on McPhillips Street but were unable to keep up with it. AIR1 was assigned and located the stolen vehicle circling a condominium complex off Murray Avenue.

AIR1 continued to track the stolen vehicle as it began to speed southbound on McPhillips Street. It eventually turned eastbound on Jarvis Avenue where it came to a sudden stop near Sinclair Street and the occupants fled on foot.

Officers gave chase and took three suspects into custody as AIR1 and members of the K9 unit assisted.

The stolen vehicle was found to have a stolen licence plate affixed to it. The vehicle had been taken from an auto dealership in the 3700 block of Portage Avenue between April 8th and April 21st. The stolen licence plate had been taken from a vehicle in the 100 block of Buxton Road between April 12th and April 17th.

Traedon Troy Cook, a 19-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been arrested for:

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Travis Freddie Ducharme, a 20-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been arrested for:

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Ducharme was also processed on four warrants for the following offences (combined):

- Theft under $5,000 (x3)
- Theft of Motor Vehicle
- Driving suspended while disqualified (Highway Traffic Act)

They have been detained in custody.

A 19-year-old female of Winnipeg has been arrested for:

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000

She has been released on a Promise to Appear.

An earlier version of this release provided the wrong age for the female released on a Promise to Appear. It has been corrected.


    • Last Update: April 23, 2018


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