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Winnipeg Police Service

November 7, 2019

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Break and Enter — Investigation: C190260858

On November 4, 2019, at approximately 10:50 a.m., Winnipeg Police received a report of a break and enter to a residence in the 200 block of Smithfield Avenue.

General Patrol officers, with the assistance of a K-9 Unit and Air1, were able to identify and locate the suspect in the 300 block of Redwood Avenue.

A 19-year-old male has been arrested. He has been identified as a suspect in other break and enters, and officers continue to investigate.

Update

Emmanuel SPENCE, 19-years, of Grand Rapids, Manitoba has been charged with Break, Enter and Theft X2, Break and Enter with Intent X2, Fraud Under $5000 and Mischief Under $5000. At the time of his arrest a warrant for Break, Enter and Theft and Fail to Comply with Recognizance X3 was executed.

The investigation revealed the male to be responsible for the following incidents:

  • October 6, 2019 - Break and Enter to a residence in the 200 block of McAdam Avenue. Electronics and personal items were stolen, including a bank card. The suspect was identified, and a warrant was issued.
  • October 6, 2019 - The stolen bank card was used at a convenience store in the 200 block of Salter Street
  • November 4, 2019 - Break and Enter to a garage in the 200 block of St Anthony Avenue.
  • November 4, 2019 - Attempt Break and Enter to a garage in the 200 block of St. Anthony Avenue. An outdoor surveillance camera smashed.
  • November 4, 2019 - Break and Enter to a residence in the 200 block of McAdam Avenue.
  • November 4, 2019 - Break and Enter to a residence in the 200 block of Smithfield Avenue.

SPENCE has been detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.


Homicide – Update: C19-255700

As previously released:

On October 30, 2019, at approximately 2:35 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a residence in the 300 block of Pritchard Avenue for a report of a child that had been seriously assaulted.

Upon arrival, officers located a 3-year-old child suffering from stab wound injuries. The child was subsequently transported to hospital in critical condition.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation and identified a male suspect known to the family.

At approximately 4:05 p.m., a North District General Patrol unit was travelling in the area of McPhillips Street and Leila Avenue when they observed the suspect and placed him under arrest.

Daniel Jensen, a 33-year-old male of Winnipeg, had been charged with:

- Attempt to Commit Murder
- Assault Cause Bodily Harm
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x6)
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order

On November 2, 2019, the 3-year-old child succumbed to his injuries.

Update:

In consultation with Manitoba Justice, members of the Major Crimes Unit obtained a warrant for the arrest of Daniel Jensen for Second Degree Murder.

On November 6, 2019, investigators attended the Winnipeg Remand Centre (WRC) and placed Jensen under arrest.

Jensen has been returned to custody.


Carjacking/Assault Police Officer – Arrest: C19-261710

On November 5, 2019, at approximately 11:20 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police service responded to the 300 block of Sherbrook Street for the report of a carjacking. An online food delivery driver had been in the process of making a delivery when he was approached by a female and had his vehicle taken at knifepoint.

At approximately 11:45 p.m., a K9 unit in the area of Dufferin Avenue and Parr Street observed the stolen vehicle being driven by a female. After a brief pursuit with the assistance of General Patrol members, the car was stopped in the 400 block of Pritchard Avenue. As police attempted to take the occupants of the vehicle into custody, the driver put the car into drive and dragged a K9 officer a short distance before managing to flee. The officer was not injured significantly.

A second pursuit ensued and came to an end when the female driver abandoned the stolen vehicle in the 300 block of Powers Street and fled on foot. She was taken into custody after a brief foot chase. A male passenger also fled.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.

Klarrisa Faye Muswagon, a 25-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Robbery
- Flight While Pursued by Peace Officer
- Assault a Peace Officer with a Weapon
- Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
- Fail to Comply Condition Undertaking by Judge/Justice (x2)
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order
- Drive without licence or with invalid licence (Highway Traffic Act)

She was detained in custody.


Last Update: November 7, 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

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