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Winnipeg Parking Officer Assaulted on the Job: Police

Winnipeg Parking Officer Assaulted on the Job: Police

A Winnipeg Parking Authority employee was assaulted last Sunday and now a city man is facing charges.

The officer was patrolling in the 200 block of De Vos Road at around 3:30 p.m. when a man stopped his vehicle in front of the officer and blocked him from moving forward.

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Winnipeg Police Going Door-to-Door to Talk Crime Prevention

Winnipeg Police Going Door-to-Door to Talk Crime Prevention

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police and cadets will be going door-to-door in the William Whyte neighbourhood to discuss crime prevention.

Police say officers are making the rounds to inform residents how the community can play a role in reporting and preventing crime through the Make the Right Call initiative.

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Winnipeg Firefighters Deploy Drone to Get Grip on Selkirk Avenue Blaze

Winnipeg Firefighters Deploy Drone to Get Grip on Selkirk Avenue Blaze

Selkirk Avenue Fire
Firefighters work to extinguish a blaze at 702 Selkirk Avenue on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. (CITY OF WINNIPEG)

Winnipeg firefighters deployed a drone for the first time Tuesday night while fighting a fire at 702 Selkirk Avenue.

Residents of the building self-evacuated by the time crews arrived at around 7:45 p.m. No injuries were reported, but the city says two cats remain missing.

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Winnipeg Police Make Second Arrest in Fatal Bar Italia Shooting

Winnipeg Police Make Second Arrest in Fatal Bar Italia Shooting

Bar Italia
Bar Italia, 737 Corydon Avenue (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

Winnipeg police have made a second arrest and laid charges in relation to a fatal shooting at Bar Italia this past spring.

Joshua Lucien Peter Turner, 24, was taken into custody on Monday. Police have charged him with first-degree murder, attempting to commit murder using a firearm and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

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Winnipeg Police Warn of Fraudulent Text Message Scam

Winnipeg Police Warn of Fraudulent Text Message Scam

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A screenshot of a sample fraudulent text message police say can dupe unsuspecting recipients. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police are warning about a scam involving fraudulent security alert text messages.

The messages arrive unsolicited and warn a person’s bank account will be closed or access limited if certain prompts aren’t followed.

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