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Winnipeg Police Service

January 1, 2020

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Assault Police Officer – Arrest: C19-303540

On December 31, 2019, at approximately 10:05 p.m., an East District General Patrol unit responded to a report of a family-related incident in the first 100 block of Dzyndra Crescent. A male had assaulted a female in her 50’s and threatened to kill her as he fled the house, damaging the residence in the process.

Soon after, the police unit located the male in the area of Rougeau Avenue and Bournais Drive. The male became combative and fought with officers in an attempt to resist arrest. After a struggle, the male was taken into custody. Both officers were injured during the incident, with one requiring treatment at a hospital.

Alen Mikic, a 39-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Assault a Peace Officer (x2)
- Assault
- Uttering Threats - Cause Death or Bodily Harm
- Mischief Under $5,000/Obstruct in Enjoyment
- Resist Peace Officer

He was detained in custody.


Assault – Arrest: C19-303572

On December 31, 2019, at approximately 10:57 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) were at an apartment building in the 500 block of Elgin Avenue for a report of a fire alarm. The firefighters were clearing the apartment building manually floor-by-floor resetting the fire alarms as they went.

While on the 8th floor, the WFPS members encountered a group of people outside of a suite. For unknown reasons, one of the individuals punched a firefighter and threatened to kill them before arming himself with a knife. A further confrontation occurred, which resulted in a second firefighter being injured. The male was subsequently restrained by the WFPS members.

At 11:02 p.m., Winnipeg Police Service officers arrived. The male resisted arrest and was taken into custody soon after. Both firefighters and the suspect were treated at a hospital for injuries sustained during the incident.

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

- Assault with a Weapon
- Assault
- Uttering Threats - Cause Death or Bodily Harm
- Resist Peace Officer

He remains in custody at this time.

Assault Police Officer – Arrest: C20-227

On January 1, 2020, at approximately 5:56 a.m., a North District General Patrol unit observed a truck travelling on Inkster Boulevard at Keewatin Street with no lights and no licence plates.

The police unit caught up to the vehicle in the 100 block of Kinver Avenue where it came to an abrupt stop. The male driver exited the truck and faced away from officers as if he was going to flee, but upon hearing police yell for him to stop, he turned and came at them with a knife. A conducted electrical weapon (“Taser”) was successfully used to take the male into custody.

The vehicle was determined to have been stolen from the Heritage Park area on December 30, 2019, after it had been left running.

Kevin Bradley Sinclair, a 34-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Assault a Peace Officer with a Weapon
- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x2)

He was detained in custody.


Robbery – Arrest: C19-303387

On December 31, 2019, at approximately 4:51 p.m., North District General Patrol officers responded to the area of Mountain Avenue and Salter Street for a report of a robbery that had just occurred to a 17-year-old female.

The teenager had attended a residence in the 300 block of Salter Street to sell a mobile phone after making arrangements through an online classifieds service. She was invited inside the suite, at which time a firearm was pointed at her and she was robbed of the phone before fleeing.

Upon arrival, officers located a loaded sawed-off .22 calibre rifle that had been hidden just outside of the suite and took two occupants into custody.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation and executed a search warrant at the suite. Several items were seized from within, including .22 calibre ammunition, 1.36 grams of cocaine, and 3.94 grams of methamphetamine. The stolen phone was also recovered.

Chelsey Dawn Osborne, a 21-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Armed Robbery using a Restricted Firearm or Prohibited Firearm
- Use of Firearm During Commission of an Indictable Offence
- Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x2)
- Pointing a Firearm
- Possession of a Weapon
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine
- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Cocaine

Kelly Marie Kroeker, a 27-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine
- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Cocaine

They were detained in custody.


Assault with a Weapon – Investigation: C20-148

On January 1, 2020, at approximately 3:24 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service was notified of a male in his 20’s that had attended a Winnipeg hospital with a stab wound and was in unstable condition.

Central District General Patrol units responded and determined that the male had been assaulted while outside of a bar in the 400 block of Main Street.

The male has since been upgraded to stable condition and members of the Major Crimes Unit are continuing with the investigation.


Last Update: January 1, 2020

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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