Man charged with second-degree murder in death of 27-year-old from Teulon

Winnipeg police have made an arrest in the weekend murder of Teulon man Christopher Helstrom.Helstrom, 27, died as a result of an assault in a Flora Avenue apartment building Saturday afternoon.READ MORE: Christopher Helstrom, of Teulon, Man. killed in Winnipeg apartment hallwayPhilip William Bennett, 46, was arrested Monday and has been charged with second-degree murder.He was detained in custody.View original article here Source

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Winnipeg man behind bars for allegedly assaulting police

A Winnipeg man is facing a number of charges after he allegedly became violent toward officers who were checking on his well-being.Police said they went to a home on Guay Avenue to respond a report of people fighting, when they found a man lying on the front steps.READ MORE: Officer escapes attack outside Winnipeg police headquartersWhen officers checked to see if he was OK, police said he charged and punched one of them and tried to take the officer’s firearm.He was taken into custody with the help of a taser,…

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Multiple stabbings, assaults, keep Winnipeg police hopping over holiday weekend

While most Winnipeggers were enjoying fireworks and family fun over the Canada Day long weekend, Winnipeg police were busy tackling less wholesome activities.Between Saturday and holiday Monday, police dealt with – among shootings, robberies and an attempted murder – four assaults, three of which were stabbings.On Saturday around 6:40 a.m., police answered a call about an injured woman near Kate Street and Notre Dame Avenue.Police said they found a woman whose injuries were consistent with a bladed weapon.She was taken to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable.READ…

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Suspect tried to damage Russell RCMP vehicle while they investigated: police

A Brandon man is facing numerous charges in connection with an assault and robbery in Russell on Monday afternoon.Russell RCMP said a 56-year-old man told them another man, 39, had assaulted him, threatened him, and stolen his belongings.While police were still on scene, the suspect arrived and tried to smash the windows of the police car. After a struggle with police, the man was eventually subdued with the help of a taser.READ MORE: Unlicensed Winnipeg daycare operator charged for head injuries to six-month-old babyWhile in custody at the Russell RCMP…

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Two men wanted by First Nations Police Service thanks to video footage of assault

Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) are searching for two suspects facing aggravated assault charges after they discovered video footage of a June 20 attack.Police said officers from the Sandy Bay detachment responded to a call about a man being assaulted on Thursday afternoon, but when they arrived at the scene, both the victim and suspects were gone.Story continues belowLater that evening, police said they were tipped off to a video that showed the assault taking place, and learned that the victim had visited the hospital in Portage la Prairie…

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3 stabbings in 3 days in Thompson

Thompson RCMP are investigating a rash of serious incidents, including two stabbings in the northern Manitoba city – three such incidents in three days.RCMP said the first incident, Tuesday night, involved a 14-year-old boy being chased by a group of teenagers armed with machetes near Juniper Drive.The victim was able to escape without injury.Police arrested a 15-year-old on Wednesday and charged him with assault with a weapon and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.READ MORE: Thompson, Man. dealing with record amount of crimeThe second suspect has been named by…

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Winnipeg police ask for public’s help seeking suspects in lawyer’s murder

Winnipeg police have released more details in the Sunday morning murder of local lawyer Justin Silicz.Silicz, 32, was with two other adults around 4:30 a.m. Sunday when a fight broke out with three other men near Arlington Street and McDermot Avenue.The situation escalated as the groups moved to Winnipeg Avenue between Arlington and Tecumseh Street, police said.Silicz suffered serious injuries in the fight and was taken to hospital in critical condition, where he later died.Story continues belowHis obituary called the assault an act of “random, senseless violence from being in…

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Two teens charged in shooting of Dorian Sanderson, 17

The teenage victim in a May 26 homicide has been identified.Winnipeg police said Wednesday that Dorian Glenn Sanderson, 17, died from a gunshot wound after a shooting in the 300 block of Alfred Avenue.READ MORE: North End incident is the city’s 19th homicide: policeOn May 26, police arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the shooting and charged him with assault.A second 15-year-old was arrested Tuesday. He faces second-degree murder charges and was detained in custody.View original article here Source

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32-year-old Winnipegger named as victim in city’s 20th homicide

Winnipeg police have named the victim in the city’s 20th homicide of 2019.Justin Silicz, 32, was the victim of a Sunday morning assault near Arlington Street and Notre Dame Avenue.READ MORE: Serious assault on Notre Dame Avenue becomes Winnipeg’s 20th homicide of 2019: policeHe was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died of his injuries.Police are asking anyone with information to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).View original article here Source

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Serious assault on Notre Dame Avenue becomes Winnipeg’s 20th homicide of 2019

A man is dead after an early morning assault on Notre Dame Avenue.The man was located injured by Winnipeg police officers near the intersection of Notre Dame and Arlington Street at around 4:35 a.m. Sunday morning.Police are saying an assault took place, and a weapon was used.The man was taken to hospital in critical condition and was upgraded to stable condition hours later.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Winnipeg police investigating two weekend homicidesWinnipeg police gave word just after 4 p.m. that the man died from his injuries.The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide…

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