January 1, 2022 Media Release

Aggravated Assault – Arrest: C22-71

On January 1, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., North District General Patrol officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Leila Avenue to check the wellbeing of a female.

Officers located an injured adult female and took an adult male into custody upon arrival. The victim was transported to a hospital where her condition worsened, and she remains with serious injuries.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation, and the incident is believed to be domestic violence.

Cody Rain Roulette, a 30-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Aggravated Assault
- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order

He was detained in custody.

Robbery – Arrests: C22-379

On January 1, 2021, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Winnipeg Police Service members responded to the first 100 block of Stadacona Street for a report of a male who had been shot while attempting to sell a phone.

Upon arrival, officers located an injured male in his 30’s and began providing emergency medical care. The victim was transported to a hospital in unstable condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.

At approximately 3:00 p.m., three suspects were taken into custody when they were observed travelling in the area in a vehicle. A search of the suspects and their car resulted in the seizure of a number of items, including the following:

- A .22 calibre rifle with a collapsible stock, a suppressor and an obliterated serial number
- A .22 calibre handgun
- The phone that had been stolen
- $1,856 in Canadian currency
- 20.73 grams of cocaine (estimated street value of $1,500)
- 18 Percocet pills

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.

It is believed that the suspects and victim had arranged a meeting to buy a phone via an online classifieds service. During the meet-up, an argument ensued, and the victim was shot before the device was stolen from him.

Jayden Neil Travis Firth, a 22-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Armed Robbery using a Firearm
- Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent
- Possession of a Weapon (x2)
- Use of Firearm During Commission of an Indictable Offence
- Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Serial Number has been Tampered With
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Franco John Dixon, a 21-year-old male of Norway House, has been charged with:

- Armed Robbery using a Firearm
- Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent
- Possession of a Weapon (x2)
- Use of Firearm During Commission of an Indictable Offence
- Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Serial Number has been Tampered With
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

Both were detained in custody.

A 27-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges of:

- Possession of a Weapon (x2)
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Serial Number has been Tampered With
- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Oxycodone

He was released on an Appearance Notice (as mandated by the Criminal Code).

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision – Investigation: C22-464

Update:

The driver of the vehicle has succumbed to their injuries.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information regarding the matter or that may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-7085.

As previously released:

On January 1, 2022, at approximately 5:50 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the area of Fermor Avenue and Beaverhill Boulevard for a report of a severe single-vehicle collision.

The driver of the vehicle, a male in his 20’s, was transported to hospital in critical condition, where he remains at this time.


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