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Two Charged in Thompson Drug Seizure

Two Charged in Thompson Drug Seizure

RCMP Logo VehicleTwo people have been charged after RCMP in northern Manitoba seized drugs and associated drug paraphernalia on Tuesday.

Officers executed a search warrant at home on Ospwagon Drive in Thompson, where they located 207 grams of crack cocaine, 100 grams of marijuana, and a large sum of Canadian currency.

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Brandon Police Seize Weapons, Drugs from East End Residence

Brandon Police Seize Weapons, Drugs from East End Residence

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Brandon police seized weapons and drugs from a home in the city’s east end on Tuesday. (BPS / TWITTER)

Police in Brandon executed a search warrant Tuesday afternoon, seizing several weapons and a number of drugs.

Officers first arrested a man spotted leaving a residence in the 100 block of Frederick Street at around 4:45 p.m. Shortly after, they pulled over and arrested a woman also seen leaving the home.

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Vehicle Attacks Already Part of Winnipeg Police Plans as Jets Fans Party

Vehicle Attacks Already Part of Winnipeg Police Plans as Jets Fans Party

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jet fans celebrate at Portage an Main in downtown Winnipeg after the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild in game five NHL playoff action to win the first round 4-1 in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Police in Winnipeg say they were already considering a potential vehicle attack as they planned security for Jets fans looking to party downtown during the NHL playoffs.

Insp. Dave Dalal says attacks such as the one in Toronto on Monday are becoming more common, and Winnipeg police are prepared to keep fans at the so-called Whiteout street parties safe.

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‘Death Road to Canada’ Game Release on Hold Due to Toronto Van Attack

‘Death Road to Canada’ Game Release on Hold Due to Toronto Van Attack

By Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press

Death Road to Canada
An image from the video game “Death Road to Canada” is seen in this undated handout photo. Wednesday’s scheduled console release of the video game “Death Road to Canada” has been delayed due to Monday’s horrific van attack in Toronto. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Rocketcat Games)

TORONTO – Wednesday’s scheduled console release of the video game “Death Road to Canada” has been delayed due to Monday’s horrific van attack in Toronto.

London-based Ukiyo Publishing says it has put the game’s release on hold because of the rampage that killed 10 pedestrians and injured 15 others.

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Identities of 10 Killed in Toronto Van Attack Will Take Days to Confirm: Coroner

Identities of 10 Killed in Toronto Van Attack Will Take Days to Confirm: Coroner

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press

Toronto Van Attack
Police secure an area around a covered body in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a number of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – Investigators probing the deadly van attack that killed 10 people and injured 14 others in north Toronto have not yet identified any of those who died, Ontario’s chief coroner said Tuesday.

Dirk Huyer said confirming the identities is a time-consuming process complicated by the fact that the attack took place over at least a one-kilometre stretch of one of Toronto’s busiest streets.

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Winnipeg Residents Frightened with Prank Audio Declaring a Nuclear Attack

Winnipeg Residents Frightened with Prank Audio Declaring a Nuclear Attack

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Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) Constable Jay Murray addresses media regarding reports of a emergency message being played over a loud speaker in the Osborne area in Winnipeg, Monday, April 23, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

People in Osborne Village area were told to seek immediate shelter Sunday night when audio of an imminent nuclear attack was broadcast over a loud speaker.

Police responded to the area at around 9:20 p.m. and the audio ended.

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Three Suspects Arrested After High-Speed Chase in Stolen SUV

Three Suspects Arrested After High-Speed Chase in Stolen SUV

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG – Three people were taken into police custody on Saturday after officers spotted a stolen SUV shortly before midnight.

Police say they noticed the speeding vehicle travelling westbound on Polson Avenue near Sinclair Street and attempted to pull it over. When the vehicle took off, Air 1 was assigned to track its location.

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RCMP Investigating Homicide in Thompson

RCMP Investigating Homicide in Thompson

RCMP Logo VehicleRCMP in Thompson are investigating the death of a 35-year-old man on Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the Burntwood Hotel just before 1 a.m. for a report of an injured man in the parking lot. The victim was found with serious injuries and later died in hospital.

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