The Independent Investigation Unit has been called in after an altercation between a man and an RCMP officer in Thompson, Manitoba.
Two officers responded to a call on September 12 about an intoxicated female. Once police arrived, an altercation began between one of the officers and a bystander, in which the man was punched several times in the face.
A summer crime spree has come to an end for a Winnipeg woman, accused of robbing liquor stores and several other retailers within the past two months.
Between June 15 and August 27, police say the woman was responsible for hitting various Liquor Mart locations in Winnipeg and leaving without paying. Approximately $3,760 in liquor was stolen in 19 incidents.
NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. – The RCMP has cancelled an Amber Alert for a six-year-old Saskatchewan girl who was in the back of her family’s sport-utility vehicle when it was stolen in North Battleford.
Police say Emma O’Keeffe, who is autistic, epileptic and non-verbal, was found safe within the city of North Battleford around 6:45 a.m. Monday, more than 12 hours after the SUV was taken from in front of a strip mall.
WINNIPEG – Manitoba RCMP have called in outside investigators to probe historical alleged assaults linked to hydro projects in the province’s north, but First Nations leaders say the government should still commit to an inquiry.
A report released last month by the province’s Clean Environment Commission — an arm’s-length review agency — outlined discrimination and sexual abuse at the Crown utility’s work sites in the 1960s and 1970s. The report said the arrival of a largely male construction workforce led to the sexual abuse of Indigenous women and some alleged their complaints to RCMP were ignored.