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May 9, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Break & Enter – Arrests: C17-96679

On May 9, 2017 at approximately 2 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service received a report of individuals who had entered a house under construction in the 100 block of Margaret Swann Drive.

A General Patrol unit, with the assistance of K9 units and AIR1, attended to the house and observed entry had been forced. A K9 unit was utilized to safely take two suspects into custody.

It has been determined that the suspects had stolen copper piping and wiring, causing significant damage to the house.

An adult male and female have both been arrested for theft related offences.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Male Shot Investigation: C17-96689

On May 9, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an individual suffering from a gunshot wound in the first 100 block of Agate Bay.

Upon arrival, General Patrol members located a 31-year-old male suffering from a gun-shot wound to the lower body. The male was transported to hospital in stable condition.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

MISSING PERSON – James TURNER : C17-90846 - Located

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 53 year old male, James TURNER. 

TURNER was last seen in the Elmwood area of Winnipeg on the morning of May 1, 2017. 

TURNER is described as Caucasian, 5’8”, thin build, with short black hair and brown eyes.  TURNER uses black wire-framed glasses and was believed to be wearing a black bomber style quilted jacket, blue jeans, brown runners, and a small grey and white back pack.

The Winnipeg Police Service is concerned about TURNER’s well-being and is asking anyone with any information regarding his whereabouts to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.

Last Update: May 10, 2017

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

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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