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May 3, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

UPDATE: Robbery - Arrest: C17-68881

On May 2, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Winnipeg Police arrested Christopher Brass in the area of Pritchard Ave. and McKenzie St.

Brass was arrested on the strength of two Canada-wide warrants. He faces numerous firearms charges and various other Criminal Code offences.

Brass has been detained in custody. The investigation is still ongoing by members of the Major Crimes Unit.

As previously released:
Public Assistance: C17-68881
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the following individual:

Christopher Matthew BRASS, 34
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 165 lbs.

Brass is the subject of two Canada-wide arrest warrants involving numerous violent offences including a number of incidents where he is believed to have discharged a firearm.

Brass is considered armed and dangerous and is not to be approached under any circumstances.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219, 911 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477) if they wish to remain anonymous.

High Risk Sex Offender: C17-90564 - Arrest

As previously released on May 1, 2017, High Risk Sex Offender Michael James FELLS, 34-years-old, was released on Parole from Stony Mountain Institution.


On May 2, 2017, Correctional Service of Canada issued a Warrant of Apprehension, Suspension and Recommitment to Custody of Statutory Release. At approximately 10:30 a.m. FELLS was arrested by members of the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit and returned to custody without incident.

    • Last Update: May 3, 2017

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