June 5, 2021 Media Release

MVC – Police Unit & Motorcycle: C21-128173

On June 4, 2021, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a marked Winnipeg Police cruiser car was traveling in the area of Redwood Avenue and Powers Street when it was involved in a collision with a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The two police officers in the cruiser car were also treated in hospital and released.
 
The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has been notified and will assume responsibility for the investigation. No further information is available at this time.

Commercial Robberies – Arrests: C21-126153

Detectives from the Winnipeg Police Service Major Crimes Unit investigated a series of armed robberies and thefts that first began in March of this year.
 
- On March 9, a theft of gas was reported from a gas bar in the 1000 block of Keewatin St. Later that evening, a suspect (believed to be the same male) returned. He produced a knife and stole money from the till and a quantity of cigarettes.
 
- March 13, a male armed with a knife robbed a gar bar in the 3300 block of Portage Ave. He took money from the till, cigarettes and the employee’s personal vehicle.
 
- On March 13, a male armed with a knife robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of Osborne St. of cigarettes.
 
- April 22, a male armed with a knife robbed a restaurant in the 1400 block of Inkster Blvd. where he took cash from the till.
 
- April 29, a male armed with a knife robbed a gas bar in the 1000 block of Keewatin St. of cigarettes and other merchandise.
 
- May 2, a male stating he had a gun robbed a convenience store in the 600 block of Watt St. of a quantity of cigarettes.
 
- May 14, a suspect indicating he had a gun robbed a convenience store in the 1100 block of Narin Ave. where he took a quantity of cigarettes.
 
- May 14, a male armed with a knife robbed a business located in the 900 block of Keewatin St. of cash from the till.
 
- May 16, a male robbed a gas bar in the 900 block of Henderson Hwy. where he took cigarettes and cash.
 
- May 17, a male armed with a knife robbed a grocery store in the 900 block of Keewatin St. of cash and product.
 
- May 17, a male armed with a knife robbed a convenience store located in the 200 block of Tyndall Ave. of cash from the till.
 
- May 18, a male indicating he had a gun robbed a convenience store in the 400 block of Talbot Ave. of cash and cigarettes.
 
- May 23, a male robbed a convenience store in the 600 block of Watt St. of a quantity of cigarettes.
 
- May 31, a male with a handgun robbed a convenience store in the 600 block of Watt St. of cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes.
 
- On June 2, a male suspect armed with a gun (and accompanied by a female suspect) robbed a convenience store in the 700 block of St. Mary’s Rd. of cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes.
 
The total value of merchandise and cash stolen was approximately $46,000. Investigators believe the same male was responsible for all 15 robberies.
 
On June 2, investigators arrested a male and laid charges related to all of the above incidents. At the time of his arrest, the accused was found to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine. A subsequent search warrant located a CO2-powered handgun. The accused was also Unlawfully at Large (UAL), and an arrest warrant was executed to that effect. A second warrant issued by RCMP was also executed. 
 
Kyle Aron PARISIAN, 27, has been charged with 22 separate offences. He was detained in custody.
 
A 30-year-old female will be charged with Robbery and Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking. She was processed by way of Release Order.


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