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April 25, 2018

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Firearm – Arrests – Update: C18-36299

As previously released on February 23, 2018,

During the evening of February 22, 2018, members of the District 3 Community Support Unit, with the assistance of the Tactical Support Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Aberdeen Avenue.

A number of individuals were taken into custody and an investigation has led to the seizure of a number of items including the following:

- A loaded sawed-off .22 calibre rifle.
- Scales.
- Packaging materials.

Rheal Joseph Derek Savard, a 38-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Steven Donovan Green, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)

Gina Julianna Dobran, a 30-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order

They were detained in custody.

Officers continued with the investigation and identified a number of additional suspects.

On March 9, 2018, at approximately 10:40 p.m., District 3 General Patrol members were conducting a patrol in the area of Aberdeen Avenue and Salter Street when they came into contact with a male with an arrest warrant in relation to this incident and placed him under arrest.

Matthew John Sanderson, a 34-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order

He was detained in custody.

On April 24, 2018, at approximately 11:00 a.m., District 3 Community Support Unit members attended a residence in the 300 block of Aberdeen Avenue and placed a male under arrest.

Charles Corey Chamakese, a 19-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x2)

He was detained in custody.


Last Update: April 25, 2018


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