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November 7, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Impaired Driving – Arrest: C17-251081

On November 6, 2017, at approximately 12:20 a.m., Air-1 was performing regular flight operations when it observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed in the area of McPhillips St. and Inkster Blvd. The vehicle, an SUV, had extensive front-end damage and was throwing off sparks due to its front passenger tire being at a 90-degree angle to the vehicle.

The SUV's position was relayed to General Patrol Units which located the vehicle stopped in the 300 block of Kingsbury Ave. At approximately 12:30 a.m. arrested an adult male outside of the vehicle.;

Jessie Hawk COOKE, 20, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Drive While Impaired
  • Refuse to Provide Breath Sample
  • Fail to Comply Probation Order
  • Drive While Disqualified
  • Driver Carry Open Liquor

Cooke was detained in custody.


Child Sexual Imagery - Arrest: R17-84575

On September 18, 2017 a female youth contacted the Winnipeg Police Service advising that intimate images of her had been posted on social media. She advised that this image of her had been taken approximately one month earlier.

On October 23, 2017 members of the Internet Child Exploitation reviewed a Cybertip report and confirmed that the victim's images had been shared.

On November 6, 2017, a 17-year-old male of Winnipeg has been arrested and charged with Distribute Intimate Image without Consent.

Information or tips regarding the online sexual exploitation of children can be made at



The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit (MIHRSOU), which consists of both WPS and RCMP Members, is requesting assistance from the public in locating Quentin Allan SUMNER, who is wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant for breaching his release conditions.

40-year-old Quentin SUMNER was declared a Long-Term Offender in 2005 following a conviction for Sexual Assault, Choke to Overcome Resistance and sentenced to a five year long term supervision order.  In 2007, following another conviction for Sexual Assault, Forcible Confinement, Choke to Overcome Resistance, the Judge extended the Long Term Supervision Order to 10 years.  SUMNER is assessed as a high risk to re-offend both sexually and violently.   All females are at risk.  SUMNER did not return to his approved residence and is currently unlawfully at large.

SUMNER is described as an Indigenous male, 5'9", 246 lbs, black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information regarding Quentin SUMNER's whereabouts, please contact the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit at (204)984-1888.  After hours please contact either the appropriate RCMP detachment or the Winnipeg Police Service at (204)986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at 786-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

Quentin Allan SUMNER
NAME: Quentin Allan SUMNER
AGE: 40 years
HEIGHT: 5'9" / 180 cms
WEIGHT: 246 lbs / 112 kgs
HAIR: Brown
EYES: Brown
RACE: Aboriginal
TATTOOS: Left hand "INC" and "Q" on middle finger, "Quenton Jr" on left forearm, "HUNILUV" On right hand, "Blaine" on Right forearm, "Sumner" on Upper back

7th Annual Tip a Cop Fundraiser

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 uniform members of the Winnipeg Police Service will be celebrity servers at all 10 Winnipeg area Boston Pizza Restaurants. The event takes place between 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Officers will be raising funds for the University of Winnipeg Opportunity Fund which provides scholarships to inner city youth in memory of injured and fallen police officers. The scholarships provide opportunities for inner city youth to continue with post-secondary education at the University of Winnipeg.

To date, the event, combined with other fundraising efforts has raised approximately $150,000.00.

This year's servers will include Superintendent Scot Halley at the City Place location.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend any of the 10 Winnipeg area Boston Pizza's and support this very worthwhile cause.


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