Police Arrest Man After Rash of Vehicle Break-Ins

Winnipeg Police CrestA rash of vehicle break-ins in the downtown Winnipeg area has ended with a 42-year-old man in police custody.

Between June 11-12, police say 11 vehicles were broken into and had contents stolen.

The break-ins occurred as vehicles were parked in the area of Waterfront Drive and James Avenue, including:

  • Subaru SUV – window smashed, purse and contents stolen.
  • Toyota Camry – windows smashed, money stolen.
  • Dodge Ram – window smashed, money stolen.
  • Chevrolet Sonic – window damaged, money stolen.

The following vehicles were broken into while parked in the 100 block of Fort Street:

  • Toyota Camry – window smashed, lock damaged, money stolen.
  • Toyota Corolla – window smashed, money stolen.
  • Honda Civic – window smashed, camera and money stolen.
  • Nissan Maxima – lock damaged, money stolen.
  • Ford Focus – window smashed, money stolen.
  • Chevrolet Cavalier – door damaged, backpack containing various electronics stolen.
  • Honda Civic – window smashed, money stolen.

On Sunday, police witnessed a man breaking into another vehicle shortly after midnight on Fort Street. He was taken into custody and found to be in possession of stolen property.

David Moodie of Winnipeg has been charged with 11 counts each of theft under $5,000 and mischief under $5,000. He was also charged with possession of a weapon and carrying a concealed weapon or ammunition.

He remains in custody.

— Staff


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