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April 15, 2010
Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release
Sexual Assault Arrests
On April 13, 2010, the Winnipeg Police Service released information regarding an investigation involving allegations of assaults at St. Johnís-Ravenscourt School.
The investigation has resulted in the arrest of four males aged between 16 and 18 years of age in connection with a number of incidents that occurred beginning in the fall of 2009.
The males have all been charged with the following:
- Sexual Assault with a Weapon
- Forcible Confinement
- Utter Threats
The three youth suspects were detained at the Manitoba Youth Centre. The 18 year old suspect was detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.
The investigation is continuing by the Winnipeg Police Service Child Abuse Unit and Sex Crimes Unit and additional charges are pending.
On April 15, 2010 at approximately 2:10 a.m., police were called to the 1700 block of Henderson Highway regarding an injured male that had been located outside.
The 18 year old male was conveyed to hospital in critical condition with upper body injuries consistent with an assault. He remains in critical condition at this time.
No arrests have been made and no additional information is available as the investigation is continuing by the Criminal Investigation Bureau.
Break and Enter Arrest
On April 14, 2010 at approximately 2:30 p.m., an unknown male was observed entering a residence in the 500 block of Machray Avenue as the homeowner was working in his back yard. An acquaintance of the resident followed the male and confronted him in the residence.
Police were notified and promptly attended and arrested the suspect. Donald Keith NOLIN, 47 years was charged with Break and Enter and Breach of Probation in connection with the incident. He was detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.
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The Winnipeg Police Service would like to remind citizens to lock out-of-view doors when doing yard work. Many persons are taking advantage of the warmer weather to complete yard work and gardening tasks. All the while, persons involved in criminal activity attempt take advantage of unsuspecting homeowners by entering residences through unlocked doors and stealing personal property. Taking a few minutes to ensure doors are locked can assist in protecting homeowners.
Additional safety tips can be found on the Winnipeg Police Service website at www.winnipeg.ca/police.
Attempted Murder Arrest
On April 13, 2010 at approximately 5:30 p.m., a number of persons were socializing in a suite in the 1300 block of Main Street.
Two males became involved in a verbal dispute resulting in one of the males physically assaulting the second male and fleeing the residence. The 21 year old victim was conveyed to hospital in critical condition with multiple injuries throughout his body. He remains in critical but stable condition at this time.
The investigation by the District 3 Crime Unit resulted in the arrest of Christopher Blair McDOUGALL, 22 years, on April 14 in connection with the incident. He was charged with Attempted Murder and Fail to Comply with the Condition of a Recognizance and detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on April 15, 2010, police were called to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in a parking lot in the 1100 block of Dakota Street.
An elderly male pedestrian was conveyed to hospital in critical condition and has since succumbed to his injuries.
Speed and alcohol are not being considered as factors in the collision. No additional details regarding the incident are available at this time as the investigation continues by the Central Traffic Unit.
For Further Information Contact Either:
| Cst. Jason Michalyshen
Public Information Officer
| Cst. Jacqueline Chaput
Public Information Officer
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