Man Arrested for Waving Knife at Winnipeg Airport

By Sarah Klein

A 19-year-old American man was arrested at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport on Sunday for waving a knife in the air.

Winnipeg police were called to the airport’s groundside entrance at about 7:15 p.m. to deal with the matter.

After several minutes of officer’s verbally directing the man to drop the folding knife, he was taken into custody.

No one was hurt in the incident.

Joshua Haerle of Missouri has been charged with possession of weapon for dangerous purposes.

He is being held at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.


Pssst, while you're here... is Winnipeg's only independent digital news outlet, producing reliable journalism and localized content since 2007. As we grow as a company, so do our expenses into creating the news, sports and entertainment coverage you've come to expect from us. We ask that if you enjoyed reading this article that you consider making a small donation towards our efforts. It would be greatly appreciated in helping us reinvest to expand our reach and hire additional freelance reporters and photographers. Thank you!

Support ?

Sports Highlights