An ex-NHL agent has been charged by Winnipeg police after alleging defrauding former Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips and Dany Heatley out of $12 million.
Police say Stacey McAlpine, 54, used funds provided by the victims to invest on their behalf. Instead, police say McAlpine used the cash for personal business and provided both players with fraudulent account statements for their bogus investments.
Winnipeg police officers spotted a man concealing a firearm while on duty in the North End on Saturday.
Members of the Tactical Support Team were in the area of Salter Street and Mountain Avenue at around 8:40 a.m. when they confronted the man. Police say he tried to throw the weapon over a nearby fence, but was apprehended.