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April 18, 2016

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Males Wanted – Aggravated Assault - C16-70707 - Arrested

On April 9, 2016 at approximately 4:45 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a building complex located in the 100 block of Hendon Avenue regarding a serious assault.

A 50-year-old male victim was located with multiple serious injuries to his upper body. He was transported to hospital where his recovery is on-going.

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the following males allegedly involved:

Patrick James HALL, 55-years-old, Aboriginal, 5’8” tall, 233 pounds, heavy build and long curly hair.

Patrick James HALL, 55-years-old, Aboriginal, 5’8” tall, 233 pounds, heavy build and long curly hair.

Patrick James HALL, 55-years-old, Aboriginal, 5’8” tall, 233 pounds, heavy build and long curly hair.

Patrick Arthur HAPA, 37-years-old, Aboriginal, 5’8” tall, 166 pounds, medium build and straight dark hair.

Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact police at 204-986-2877 or 204-986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

These individuals should not be approached, call police immediately.  

 

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision – C16-74827

On April 16, 2016 at approximately 5:20 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a serious collision involving one vehicle and multiple occupants.
   
Attending members located a severely damaged Ford 500 next to a tree in the 1100 block of Wall Street. The investigation revealed that three occupants were involved. A 35-year-old male (driver) of the vehicle was pronounced deceased. A 30-year-old female and 25-year-old female sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision.
   
At this time, it appears that that the car was travelling at a high rate of speed northbound on Wall Street near Sargent Avenue when the driver lost control. As a result, the car left the roadway and collided with a fence and large tree.
   
Members of the Central Traffic Unit attended and continue to investigate.

Anyone with additional information that may assist investigators is encouraged to call 204-986-6271.

Grow Operation Arrests – R16-28421

On April 17, 2016 at approximately 4:50 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a working fire at a residence located in the 800 block of Ashburn Street.

Upon arrival, it was determined that two occupants including several cats escaped without injury.
   
Once the fire was extinguished, a marihuana grow operation was discovered inside the lower level of the home.

Members of the Winnipeg Police Service Marihuana Grow Operation Unit were notified and attended. A multi-stage cannabis marihuana grow operation was confirmed and subsequently dismantled after a Controlled Drug and Substance Act search warrant was executed. The following was located and seized by officers:

  • 292 Cannabis marihuana plants – estimated street value of over $327,000.00
  • Grow operation equipment valued at $5000.00
  • 157 grams of marihuana  - estimated street value of $1,570.00

A 40-year-old male and 30-year-old female are facing the following charges:

Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
Produce a Scheduled Substance
   
Both were released on a Promise to appear.


Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca

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