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June 13, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision - Arrest: C17-114295

As previously released on May 28, 2017:

On May 28th, 2017, at approximately 3:25 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of a hit and run incident involving a pedestrian at Jefferson Avenue and McPhillips Street.

Upon arrival, an 18-year-old male was located and transported to hospital in critical condition where he remains.

Traffic Collision Investigators entered into an investigation and as a result were able to identify a suspect driver.

On June 12, 2017, Daniel BEMBENEK, 22-years-old, of Winnipeg has been arrested and charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Cause Bodily Harm and Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident Involving Bodily Harm.

The accused has been detained in custody.

Commercial Robbery - Arrest: C17-127643

On June 12, 2017 at approximately 5:20 a.m. Winnipeg Police responded to the report of a commercial robbery in the 800 block of Arlington St.

Two suspects had entered the business, one armed with a machete, and demanded money and cigarettes. 

One adult male was located in the area a short time later and taken into custody. Officered recovered the machete and a quantity of cigarettes stolen.

Shayne Kelvin Curtis PETERS, 32-years-old of Winnipeg has been arrested and charged with the following offences:
- Robbery
- Disguise with Intent
- Possess Weapon
- Resist Peace Officers
- Possess Scheduled Substance
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order.

The accused was detained in custody.

Anyone with further information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Commercial Break & Enter - Arrest: C17-128526

On June 13, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Winnipeg Police were alerted to the sound of banging followed by an alarm sounding at a commercial property in the 100 block of Austin St.

A lone suspected entered the property and caused extensive damage to the contents within the building before fleeing on foot. He was later located in the immediate area of the break-in.

Rance Clifton ABRAHAM, 40-years-old, of Winnipeg has been arrested and charged with the following offences:
- Break & Enter with Intent
- Mischief Over $5000
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order X2

    • Last Update: June 13, 2017

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