COVID-19: City of Winnipeg response and latest updates on City facilities and services COVID-19 : Mesures prises par la Ville de Winnipeg et dernières nouvelles sur les installations et services municipaux

February 28, 2021 Media Release

Warrant/Weapons Incident – Arrests: C21-45631

On February 27, 2021, members of the North District Community Service Unit were granted a pair of entry warrants for a residence in the 600 block of McGee Street. It was believed that two males, who were subjects of outstanding arrest warrants, were at the house (Monkman & Simard).

At approximately 11:09 a.m., with the Tactical Support Team's assistance, both entry warrants were executed. Several individuals exited the residence, including Monkman, who was taken into custody without incident.

It was determined that Simard was still inside, along with another male (Daher, who was wanted for second-degree murder from a homicide in October 2020 and a shooting incident in January 2021). Both males were uncooperative, and it was believed that they could be armed with firearms.

General Patrol officers, along with the Armoured Rescue Vehicle (ARV), were deployed. With the Crisis Negotiation Unit's help, contact was made with the two males – who were understood to be hiding in an attic.

Throughout the afternoon, officers worked diligently in an attempt to take the males into custody safely. At 6:40 p.m., Daher surrendered to police. About 10 minutes later, Simard did the same.

A loaded sawed-off 12 gauge shotgun, along with ammunition, was later seized from the house. No injuries were reported throughout the incident.

Terry Ryan Monkman, a 37-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

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

He was also processed on three outstanding arrest warrants for charges that include:

- Fail to Comply with Probation
- Fail to Attend Court (Release Order)
- Fail to Comply with Probation (Public Interest)

Jesse James Daher, a 28-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

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

He was also processed on three outstanding arrest warrants for charges that include:

- Second Degree Murder
- Aggravated Assault
- Pointing a Firearm
- Possession of a Weapon
- Discharge Air Gun or Pistol with Intent
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x3)
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x5)

Dwayne Louis Simard, a 37-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x3)

He was also processed on three outstanding arrest warrants for charges that include:

- Utter Threats
- Unlawfully at Large
- Suspension of Statutory Release

All three were detained in custody.

Homicide – Public Assistance Requested: C20-242271

Update:

With Jesse Daher's arrest, members of the Homicide Unit are still asking the public for their help with locating Evan Brightnose-Baker, a 21-year-old male of Winnipeg.

Brightnose-Baker is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for Second-Degree Murder and is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Brightnose-Baker is described as Indigenous, 5'5" tall, approximately 126 lbs in weight and has a medium build. He has brown eyes and is believed to have black hair.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911. The public is cautioned not to approach him. Additional information that may assist investigators can be relayed to the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

As previously released:

The Homicide Unit is asking the public for their help with locating a pair of suspects wanted for the death of Mohamed Mohiadin Ahmed, a 29-year-old male of Winnipeg.

On October 12, 2020, at approximately 8:00 a.m., a passerby had been walking their dog in the area of Churchill Drive and Hay Street when they noticed what appeared to be a deceased person in the Red River. Emergency personnel responded and recovered the body, which was later identified as Ahmed.

Members of the Homicide Unit began an investigation, and it was determined that Ahmed had been murdered at a residence in the Fort Garry area just days earlier.

On January 19, 2021, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a plea to the public for help with locating a suspect: Jesse James Daher, a 28-year-old male of Winnipeg.

Daher is described as white, 6'3" tall, approximately 155 lbs in weight and has a thin build. He has green eyes and is believed to have a shaved head or short brown hair.

Daher is still outstanding.

Today, February 10, 2021, investigators are releasing the name of a second suspect: Evan Daniel Bill Brightnose-Baker, a 21-year-old male of Winnipeg.

Brightnose-Baker is described as Indigenous, 5'5" tall, approximately 126 lbs in weight and has a medium build. He has brown eyes and is believed to have black hair.

Both males are wanted on Canada-wide warrants for Second-Degree Murder and are considered to be armed and dangerous. The public is cautioned not to approach them.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911. Additional information that may assist investigators can be relayed to the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Robbery – Arrests: C21-45419

On February 26, 2021, at 10:38 p.m., East District General Patrol officers responded to the area of Meadowood Drive and St. Anne's Road for a report of two people that were seen seriously assaulting an adult female.

Upon arrival, officers located an injured 47-year-old female. The victim was transported to hospital in stable condition.

A female suspect was found attempting to leave the immediate area and was taken into custody. With the help of the K9 Unit, two additional suspects (a male and a female) were tracked to Richfield Avenue and St. Anne's Road, where they were also taken into custody.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.

It is believed that the victim had been walking in the area when she was approached by the two young females and asked for money. When the victim declined, the two pushed her to the ground and attempted to steal her purse – dragging her a short distance. She was then aggressively assaulted. A male bystander observed the attack and intervened, pulling one of the suspects from the victim before they fled.

A 14-year-old female and a 15-year-old female, both of Winnipeg, have been charged with:

- Robbery
- Assault Cause Bodily Harm
- Overcome Resistance by Attempting to Choke, Suffocate or Strangle Another Person
- Possession or consumption of liquor by minor (The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act)

They were detained in custody.

The male, 19, was released without charges.


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

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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

Aggravated Assault – Arrest: C21-45537

On February 27, 2021, at approximately 3:05 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a pair of stabbing incidents. A female caller reported she had been stabbed and was in a vehicle on the Arlington Street Bridge. Another caller reported a male had been stabbed and was knocking on doors asking for help in the 900 block of Magnus Avenue.

Officers attended to both locations and located each victim suffering from serious injuries. The female was transported to hospital in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable condition. The male was transported to hospital in unstable condition and later upgraded to stable condition.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.

It is believed that the female victim had advertised on a social media platform that she was available to be hired for rides. The suspect (and two acquaintances) subsequently enlisted her.

Along with a male victim keeping her company during the rides, the female victim picked up the three at a residence in the 200 block of Selkirk Avenue. An argument occurred during the ensuing drive, and the suspect stabbed the two victims numerous times.

The male victim bailed out of the vehicle as the three fled at the same time. The female victim drove away and requested help.

At approximately 4:44 a.m., the suspect was located at the Selkirk Avenue residence and placed under arrest. Officers later recovered a knife believed to be involved in the incident from the house.

Terry Wilfred Sutherland, a 21-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Aggravated Assault (x2)
- Assault with a Weapon (x2)
- Possession of a Weapon
- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x2)

He was detained in custody.

Assault with a Weapon – Arrest: C21-44666

As previously released:

On February 26, 2021, at approximately 3:50 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service Central District officers responded to the report of an adult male who had been stabbed at a business in the 200 block of Isabel Street.

Police confirmed that a 41-year-old male employee had been stabbed and conveyed to hospital where he had been admitted in serious condition but was later upgraded to stable.

A youth has been taken into custody, and members of the Major Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate.

Update:

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.

It is believed that a 13-year-old male had entered the convenience store without a face mask/covering. When he was asked to wear one, the youth became upset and stabbed the employee after purchasing several food items. The incident was determined to be unprovoked.

The youth was later located and arrested at a residence in the West Alexander area.

A 13-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Assault with a Weapon
- Aggravated Assault

He was detained in custody.