November 19, 2021 Media Release

Firearm – Arrests: C21-270037

On November 18, 2021, the Winnipeg Police Service’s Guns & Gangs Unit entered into a firearms investigation. With the assistance of the Tactical Support Team, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 500 block of Redwood Avenue. Three adults were taken into custody, where a firearm, ammunition and 3 grams of methamphetamine were seized.

Johnathon Robert Alexander GUNN, (28), Flora Jane CARIBOU, (34), and Lester Alvin Ray SPENCE, (43), were charged with 17 firearms and drug-related offences. They were all detained in custody.

Robbery – Investiation: C21-270306

On November 18, 2021, at approximately 8:40 p.m., Winnipeg Police General Patrol officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred in the 400 block of Stradbrook Avenue. An adult male was in the process of delivering pizza in the area when he was confronted by the male suspect. The suspect brandished an axe and demanded the pizza. The victim fled but was pursued a short distance until he was able to get to safety. The victim was not injured.

This investigation is contining by the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


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