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Winnipeg Police Service

April 25, 2019

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Winnipeg Police Service — Alarm Permit Application/Renewal

The Winnipeg Police Service is launching a new online Alarm Permit Application. Effective immediately citizens of Winnipeg will be able to apply for new alarm permits, update their permit information, and pay for their renewal online.

Alarm permits are required for all alarm systems installed in any residential or commercial building and are valid for four years. Renewal notices are sent out upon expiry.

Renewal notices have been sent to all citizens with alarm permits expiring December 31, 2018, or prior. If you believe your alarm permit expired before December 31, 2018, and you did NOT receive a renewal notice, please contact 311.

Renewal notices for permits expiring between January 2019 and April 2019 will be sent out in May 2019.

For more information on alarm permits visit  Winnipeg Police - Alarm Permits

Information on the Alarm By-law can be found at The Alarm By-Law No. 4676/87

Homicide – Update/Arrest: C19-46471

Members of the Homicide Unit have laid charges against a second suspect involved in the homicide of Jaime Adao on March 3, 2019.

During the afternoon of April 24, 2019, Homicide investigators attended the Headingley Correctional Centre and placed a male under arrest. It is believed that the male was inside the residence and present during the homicide.

Geordie Delmar James, a 34-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Manslaughter

He has been returned to custody.

As previously released on March 17, 2019:

On March 3, 2019, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Central District officers responded to a report of a residential break & enter in progress at a home in the 700 block of McGee Street. Information received at the time was that a 17-year-old male resident was home alone with his grandmother.

General Patrol officers arrived within minutes and entered the home where they located a 17-year-old being assaulted by an intruder with a weapon. In order to stop the threat, officers discharged their firearm striking the attacker. The 17-year-old victim and the 29-year-old accused were both conveyed to hospital in critical condition. The 17-year-old victim has later succumbed to his injuries. The accused remains in hospital in critical condition.

Members of the Homicide Unit continued with an investigation into the murder of Jaime Adao, a 17-year-old male of Winnipeg. The Independent Investigation Unit assumed responsibility for the officer-involved shooting.

On March 16, 2019, Ronald Bruce Chubb, a 29-year-old male of Winnipeg, was charged with:

- Second Degree Murder
- Attempted Murder
- Fail to Comply with Probation


Aggravated Assault – Investigation: C19-88228

On April 24, 2019, at approximately 11:25 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a residence in the 400 block of Flora Avenue for the report of a stabbing.

Upon arrival, an injured female in her 30’s was located and transported to hospital in critical condition but has since been upgraded to stable condition.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


Assault – Investigation: C19-88384

On April 25, 2019, at approximately 7:30 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a residence in the 800 block of Harbison Avenue East for the report of an injured individual.

Upon arrival, a male in his 20’s was located suffering from serious injuries. The male was transported to hospital in unstable condition where he remains at this time.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


  • Last Update: April 25, 2019

Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca


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