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Winnipeg Police Service

October 9, 2018

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Landlord Information Session – North District area

On October 16, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., the North District Community Support Unit will be hosting a ‘Landlord Information Session’ to provide landlords within the community with information that can help them better understand legal and social issues/constraints.

The Winnipeg Police Service is offering this information session to both current landlords and persons who are interested in becoming landlords, in order to promote successful and positive relationships with tenants.

There will be speakers present from the Winnipeg Police Service, Residential Tenancy Branch, Child and Family Services and Manitoba Justice (Safer Communities).

The information session will be held at the William Whyte School located at 200 Powers Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and attendance is free.

Thefts/Robbery – Arrest: E18-18528

Between June 16, 2018, and September 18, 2018, a male suspect attended various Liquor Mart locations around the city of Winnipeg. The suspect would often enter the store, select several liquor bottles and exit the store without making any attempt to pay. A quantity of liquor worth approximately $19,270 was stolen over the course of 18 incidents.

During one incident on July 4, 2018, a Liquor Mart employee was verbally threatened.

On October 8, 2018, at approximately 10:40 a.m., members of the North District Community Support Unit arrested a male in the 400 block of Banning Street. The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.

A 16-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with theft and robbery-related offences.

He has been detained in custody.


The Winnipeg Police Service's Counter Exploitation/ Missing Person's Unit, and General Patrol Members from Central 11, West District 12, North District 13 and East District 14, in partnership with Outreach Workers from the Community in Winnipeg (StreetReach, Winnipeg Outreach Network, Resources Assistance for Youth (RAY), MaMaWi, and the Bear Clan Patrol Inc) initiated a Joint Project from Friday, October 5, 2018 to Sunday October 7 , with the aim of protecting youth within our city who are at a high risk of being sexually exploited.

  • 18 males arrested between ages of 19-74 for Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration
  • 16 Vehicles seized under the Highway Traffic Act for Prostitution offences
  • 4 Deter and Indentify Sex-Trade Consumers (D.I.S.C.) Stops were conducted
  • 6 reported missing,  at risk youths were located. Each were transported to a place of safety (4 of these missing/high risk youths were arrested for outstanding warrants)
  • 37 Crime Prevention through Social Development (CPTSD) contacts were made to identify and assist those involved in the Sex Trade
  • 64 locations, known to be frequented by high risk missing youths, were checked

Our commitment to issues surrounding our missing youth and those at risk of sexual exploitation in the community will continue.

    • Last Update: October 9, 2018

Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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