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Five Charged in City-Wide Break & Enter Spree

December 9, 2016 11:40 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — Five people are making Santa’s naughty list this year after a string of residential break-ins between September and November.

Winnipeg police say approximately $240,000 worth of property was stolen from homes across the city, including five vehicles and numerous credit cards used to make purchases at stores.

Officers executed a search warrant at a home in the first 100 block of Prince Edward Street, where several firearms were located and seized.

The following locations were targeted during the crime spree:

  • Walter Copp Crescent
  • Beacon Hill Place
  • McCreary Road
  • Cambie Road
  • Edna Perry Way
  • Devonshire Drive
  • Outhwaite Street
  • Chadwick Crescent
  • Van Slyk Way
  • Murray Avenue
  • Alex Taylor Drive
  • Sydney Avenue
  • Centennial Street
  • Borebank Street
  • Carpathia Road

Rueben Jaymes Sinclair, 29, and Maverick Rock Woodhouse, 24, face 16 break, enter and theft charges, as well as fraud under $5,000, use of a credit card, possessing goods obtained by crime, mischief under $5,000 and several weapon/firearm-related offences.

Chelsea Desmarais, 19, and Jerilyn Catcheway, 36, and Dora Chartrand, 41, have been charged with various property and weapon related offences.

All five remain in custody.

— Staff