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April 23, 2009
Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release
Break Enter Arrest Involving Level 4 Offender
On April 3rd, 2009, while in possession of a stolen vehicle, a 16 and 17 year old male youth attended to a residence in the first 100 block of Balaban Place. They forced entry to the residence, only to come across the homeowner who was inside. The youths fled the residence making good of their escape in the stolen vehicle.
On April 3rd, 2009, the youths attended to a residence in the 400 block of Helmsdale Avenue, where they forced entry. The youths then stole various electronic equipment and fled.
On April 22, 2009, the 16 and 17 year old youths were arrested by members of the Winnipeg Police Service Stolen Auto Unit.
The 16 year old who is identified as a level 4 offender in the Winnipeg Auto Theft Suppression Stratagey, was charged with Break Enter and Theft, Break Enter with Intent, Possession of Goods Obtained by Crime, Fail to Comply with Disposition X2, Drive Dispualified.
The 17 year old male was charged with Break Enter with Intent, Possession of Goods Obtained by Crime, Fail to Comply with Disposition x2, Drive without Drivers Licence (HTA).
Both accused were detained at the Manitoba Youth Centre.
The Investigation is continuing by members of the Stolen Auto Unit.
On April 22nd, 2009, members of the Winnipeg Police Service District 3 Community Support Unit with the assistance of District 3 uniformed members and the Tactical Support Team, executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act Search Warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Mountain Avenue.
As result a result, the following was located and seized:
- 33 grams of cannabis marihuana (approximate street value $330.00)
- 17 ecstacy pills (approximate street value $170.00)
- 72 undetermined pills
- $215.00 Canadian currency
- Packaging material, digital weigh scales, and score sheets were seized from the residence.
A 27 year old adult male is facing the following charges: Possessing a substance for the purpose of trafficking (Cannabis Marihuana), Possessing a substance for the purpose of trafficking (Ecstasy), and Possess proceeds of crime.
The accused was released on a Promise to Appear.
Liquor Control Act Investigation
Between April 15th and April 20th, 2009, members of the Winnipeg Police Service Morals Unit were involved in a Liquor Control Act investigation. The investigation revealed that varieties of antiseptic mouthwash and hairspray were sold as intoxicating substances.
As result a local food store has been charged under the Liquor Control act with: Sell as Beverage Non-potable Intoxicating Substance.
The investigation is currently ongoing by the Morals Unit.
The Winnipeg Police Service would like to warn members of the public that the consumption of this product is extremely dangerous and consumption in large quantities can be fatal.
For Further Information Contact Either:
| Cst. Jason Michalyshen
Public Information Officer
| Cst. Jacqueline Chaput
Public Information Officer
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