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January 29, 2016

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Missing Person – Tyler Everett - C15-271682 - Located

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the following 15-year-old male, Tyler Alexander EVERETT. EVERETT was last seen in the downtown area of Winnipeg on Saturday, January 23, 2016.
 
EVERETT is described as an Aboriginal male, 5’10” tall, approximately 150 pounds with a thin build, brown eyes and short black hair. He was last seen wearing a Chicago Bulls Baseball cap, black jacket, black jeans and red and white Nike runners

Missing Person – Tyler Everett - C15-271682 - Located 

Police are concerned for EVERETT’s well-being and are asking anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.

 

Suspicious Female – C16-19007

On the morning of January 28, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service received the report of a suspicious female seen shortly before 9:00 a.m. on January 27th.
   
The 11-year-old victim related that she had been walking in the area of Farmingdale Boulevard and Lindenwood Drive East when a vehicle, with a lone occupant, pulled up beside her.  The driver stated “I’m driving you to school, come on get in, get in.”  The victim refused and continued on her way.  The vehicle was last seen turning westbound onto Lindenwood Drive.
   
The driver is described as a black female, approximately 40 years of age with shoulder length black, curly hair.
   
The vehicle is described as being a smaller, four door car, and black in colour.
   
The investigation is continuing by members of the West District Crime Unit. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-2877 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Missing Person – Corrina Monkman –R16-217 - Located

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 18-year-old female, Corrina MONKMAN. MONKMAN was last seen in the downtown area of Winnipeg on the afternoon of Wednesday January 27, 2016.

MONKMAN is described as an Aboriginal female, 5’9” tall, 150 pounds with long black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black jacket and black/red shoes.

Missing Person – Corrina Monkman –R16-217

Police are concerned for MONKMAN’s well-being. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.



5th ANNUAL GUNS Vs. HOSES CHARITY HOCKEY GAME

On Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service Patrolmen Hockey Club will be playing the Winnipeg Fire Department Fire Fighters Hockey Team in the 5th Annual Guns vs. Hoses Charity Hockey game. The game will be held at the MTS Ice Plex located at 3969 Portage Avenue.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

This event continues to build bridges between the Winnipeg Police Service and the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, strengthening our relationship while raising money for well deserving, important charities. Modelled after the program in New York City where the New York Police Department and the New York Fire Department play in a charity hockey match, the game brings members, their families, friends, and the community together to celebrate the event and the daily life of a Police Officer or Fire-fighter.

Tickets are being sold by each team and are $10.00 each.  Additional tickets will be sold at the door.  There will be prizes which have been donated by the Winnipeg Jets as well as a 50/50 draw.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend.

This year, proceeds raised by the Patrolmen are in support of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) while the funds raised by the Fire Fighters will be in support of Huntington Disease.

For information on these debilitating and often fatal diseases, please see:

http://curesma.ca/
or http://www.huntingtonsociety.ca/

The Guns Vs Hoses charity hockey game has raised approximately $50,000.00for charity since its inception.

Since the team formed in 2000, the Patrolmen have raised approximately $750,000.00 for Manitoba charities.

5th ANNUAL GUNS Vs. HOSES CHARITY HOCKEY GAME

Utter Threats Investigation - Arrest – C16-18667

On the evening of January 27, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service received the report of an unknown male having posted a threatening video on YouTube regarding a high school, along with specific students that attend the school which is in the East Kildonan area.

The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit who were able to identify a suspect.  On January 28th at approximately 1:30 p.m. he was located and arrested without incident.

An 18-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges of Uttering Threats, Harassing Communications x 4 and Mischief Under $5000/Obstruct in Enjoyment for his alleged involvement.

He was released via a Promise to Appear.

The investigation is continuing.

Marihuana Grow Operation Arrest – R15-96997

On January 27, 2016, members of the Winnipeg Police Service Marihuana Grow Operation Unit, with the assistance of Uniform and Tactical Support Team members, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in the 1st 100 block of Deering Close.  A lone male was arrested without incident.

The subsequent search of the residence resulted in the seizure of the following:

  • 488 marihuana plants with an estimated street value of $546,560.00
  • Grow operation equipment valued at $13,600.00

Due to his alleged involvement, a 57-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges of Produce a Scheduled Substance - CANNABIS (MARIHUANA) and Possession of a Substance for the purpose of Trafficking – CANNABIS (MARIHUANA).

He was released via Promise to Appear.

 

For Further Information Contact:

Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs
   
   
Office: 204-986-3061
Fax: 204-986-7992
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca

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