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April 21, 2012
Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release
Missing Person - Leah MACLEOD :: R12-28981 - Located
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17 year old female, Leah MacLeod. MACLEOD was last seen on February 28th, 2012 in the area of Burrows Avenue and Tyndall Avenue.
MACLEOD is described as Caucasian, 5’6” tall, approximately 130 pounds with medium length brown hair and blue eyes. MACLEOD may be wearing glasses.
Investigators are concerned for her well-being.
MACLEOD is believed to possibly be in the Vancouver, British Columbia area. Any assistance from media outlets in the Vancouver area would be appreciated.
Anyone with information regarding MACLEOD’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.
Project Flatlined - Arrest Warrants
As previously released, in May 2011, the Winnipeg Police Service Organized Crime Unit initiated an investigation into the criminal activity of a specific cell within the Manitoba chapter of the Hells Angels and the Redlined puppet club. As a result of the investigation, Project Flatlined was commenced in September 2011.
Between September 3rd, 2011 and February 29th, 2012 members of the Winnipeg Police Service, with assistance of the Integrated Proceeds of Crime Unit, utilized numerous techniques to gather evidence supporting various charges including;
- Trafficking narcotics
- Possession of proceeds of crime
- Laundering proceeds of crime &
- Participation in an Criminal Organization
Search warrants were executed and as a result of the continued investigation 23 individuals have been arrested in connection with this project.
The following outstanding individuals are wanted on arrest warrants:
Adam Matthew Wood, 34 years of Winnipeg
Trafficking cocaine X 5; fail to comply recognizance; possess proceeds of crime; and participate in & commission of offence for criminal organization
Shawn Justin COLBERT, 30 years of Winnipeg
Traffic cocaine X 8; possess proceeds of crime; conspiracy to commit indictable offence; participate in & commission of offence for criminal organization
Jesse Richard Thomas, 27 years of Winnipeg
Order Sec. 810.01 Participate or contribute to activities of Criminal Organization
Jared James IRVING, 26 years of Winnipeg
Order Sec. 810.01 Participate or contribute to activities of criminal organization
All efforts to locate the above noted individuals have been unsuccessful.
Anyone who has any information regarding the whereabouts of these outstanding males is asked to contact investigators from the Organized Crime Unit at 204-986-3411 or CrimeStoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
For Further Information Contact Either:
|Cst. Jason Michalyshen
Public Information Officer
|Cst. Natalie Aitken
Public Information Officer
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