April 15, 2021 Media Release

Break and Enters – Arrests: C21-65977

Between December 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021, more than a dozen residential and commercial break-ins occurred, totalling over $20,000 in damages. 

The Winnipeg Police Service Major Crimes Unit, with the assistance of General Patrol officers, undertook an extensive investigation linking the suspects involved in these offences.

- Between December 26 and December 27, 2020, a stolen building key was used to gain access to a business in the first 100 block of Furby Street. Electronics and a tenant’s personal belongings were stolen. There was a significant amount of cost associated with re-keying several tenant’s locks. 

On January 30, 2021, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a male and female entered through an insecure condominium’s front door in the 2600 block of Portage Avenue. Once inside, they broke into a storage area, stealing a tenant’s property. 

- On February 9, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m., a male and female entered a residential building through an insecure door in the 100 block of Roslyn Road. Once inside, they broke into a bicycle storage area and subsequently fled the area. 

- On February 19, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m., a male and female obtained a stolen key to access an apartment in the 500 block of River Avenue. Once inside, they broke into the parking garage, where they entered more than one tenant’s parked vehicles and fled the area. 

Minutes later, the same suspects broke into another nearby condominium in the 200 block of Roslyn Road. Once inside, they were confronted by building personnel and fled the area.

- On February 20, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a male and female entered a business in the 400 block of Des Meurons Street through an insecure door. Once inside, they broke into the mailroom, stealing mail and building keys. 

- Between March 3 and March 4, 2021, a male broke into a business while in the company of five unidentified suspects in the 500 block of Sargent Avenue and stole various electronic items.

- On March 4, 2021, at approximately 10:40 p.m., a male and female re-entered the business in the 500 block of Sargent Avenue, where they stole a set of keys. The suspects were startled by employees inside the business and fled the area. 

- On March 10, 2021, at approximately 3:00 a.m., a male and female broke into a retirement residence in the Mathers Community. Once inside, they damaged locks and stole property.

- On March 14, 2021, at approximately 5:30 a.m., a male and female broke into a condominium in the 100 block of Swindon Way. Once inside, they entered the parkade and broke into a tenant’s locker, and stole property. 

- On March 24, 2021, at approximately 2:00 a.m., a male and female broke into a condominium in the 300 block of Waterfront Drive. Once inside, they broke into numerous rooms, including storage areas. Electronics, bicycles and mail were stolen but later recovered in the underground parking lot.  

- On April 3, 2021, at approximately 1:00 p.m., two males broke into a business in the first 100 block of Nassau Street. Once inside, they entered an office and stole rental cheques. 

- On April 4, 2021, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a male and two females broke into a business in the first 100 block of Goulet Street. Nothing was reported stolen; however, the cost associated with re-keying all the locks was over $12,000. 

On April 12, 2021, at approximately 11:30 a.m., police observed one of the female suspects leaving a business in the 3100 block of Portage Avenue. She was arrested on the strength of five outstanding warrants. 

On April 13, 2021, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a male broke into an apartment in the 600 block of Strathcona Street. Once inside, he attempted to access the parkade when a witness observed him and contacted police. General Patrol officers quickly responded and arrested the suspect for break and enter-related charges and eight outstanding warrants. 

Tamara Gwendolynn GLADU, 30, of Winnipeg, was charged with: 14 break and enter-related charges and five break and enter-related warrants.

Michael Johnathan Peter MOORE, 29, of Winnipeg, was charged with: 13 break and enter-related charges and eight break and enter-related warrants.

GLADU and MOORE were both detained in custody. 


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