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Shotgun, stolen electronics found in car outside Kildonan Place

Three men are facing charges after police found a sawed-off shotgun and stolen electronics in a car outside Kildonan Place Mall Sunday.

Police said they were checking out the area in a “proactive response” to vehicle break-ins and shoplifting when officers noticed a vehicle driving in circles around a parking lot, not appearing to have any intention of parking. 59 more words


Arrest made in beating death of homeless man

Police have made an arrest in a months old homicide they’ve kept quiet until this week.

The Homicide Unit and Major Crimes Unit began investigating after a passerby found Wayne Michael Harper, 31, critically injured in the 600 block of Century Street May 30. 75 more words


Winnipeg police discover weapons cache during tenants' dispute

Winnipeg police seized a cache of firearms and ammunition in an unlikely fashion earlier this week.

Police said they went to assist a landlord tenant dispute in the 500 block of Beverley Street on Wednesday. 81 more words


Murder charge dropped against man who stabbed teen during attempted robbery

A murder charge against a man dating to a case back in April has been dropped, Winnipeg police said on Friday.

The case dates back to April 19, when police were called to the area of Dufferin Avenue and Salter Street at about 11 p.m. 124 more words


Catching a bad guy on video: Good. Posting it online before talking to the cops? Not so good

With surveillance cameras becoming a more common sight around Winnipeg homes and garages—and new videos of thieves caught in the act seeming to go viral every week—police have a few tips on how homeowners can use the technology to their advantage. 219 more words


Man charged in University of Winnipeg groping

A man from outside Winnipeg is facing sexual assault charges after a woman was groped at the University of Winnipeg earlier this month.

The 23-year-old woman was heading up the escalators at the school just before noon Dec. 53 more words


Update: Suspicious death of woman now a homicide, common-law husband charged

Police now call the suspicious death of a woman found in a Balmoral Street apartment in March a homicide, and a man previously charged with forcible confinement and sexual assault in the case stands accused of manslaughter in her death. 174 more words