Police Report | Jan 14, 2019

January 7 – January 13

The following are some of the files that were opened with the Winkler Police Service during this time period. January 8 – A resident of 1st Street reported that her unlocked vehicle was rummaged through sometime during the night and a pair of sunglasses was stolen. January 9 – Staff...

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January 7 – January 13

Police Report | January 14, 2019

The following are some of the files that were opened with the Winkler Police Service during this time period. January 8 – A resident of 1st Street reported that her unlocked vehicle was rummaged through sometime during the night and a pair of sunglasses was stolen. January 9 – Staff...

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December 17 – January 6

Police Report | January 7, 2019

The following are some of the files that were opened with the Winkler Police Service during this time period. December 18 – Police received a report of theft that occurred on December 13th involving a male who stole several items from inside a company vehicle. When the male suspect was...

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On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Winkler Police Service, with assistance from the Regional Support Tactical Team, executed a search warrant in the 500 block of Park Street. This search warrant was part of an on-going investigation into methamphetamine trafficking that was initiated with a traffic stop on December 29, 2018.

On December 29, 2018, at approximately 2:00 p.m., police initiated a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle leaving a residence in the 500 block of Park Street. The driver of this vehicle was found to be suspended from driving and was placed under arrest for driving while disqualified, at which time he was found in possession of approximately one gram of methamphetamine.

As a result of this traffic stop, Travis Danial Aaron Hall, age 40, of Manitou, was charged with Possess Methamphetamine as well as the Highway Traffic Act offences of Driving while Disqualified and Driving and Unregistered Vehicle. He was released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of January 29, 2019 in Morden Provincial Court.

The investigation continued with a search warrant executed at the same residence in the 500 block on Park Street on January 9, 2019. One adult female and two adult males were arrested inside the residence.

A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of approximately five grams of methamphetamine as well as evidence of methamphetamine trafficking.

As a result of this search warrant, Cornelius Thiessen, age 53, of Winkler, has been charged with Possess Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possess Proceeds Obtained by Crime. He was remanded in custody and was set to appear in court in Winnipeg on January 11, 2019.

The other two individuals were released without charges.
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Wanted

If you have information about the location of any of the following people, contact the Winkler Police at 204 325-0829.

Brooklyn Klassen

Year of birth: 1998

Wanted for: Assault with a Weapon, Aggravated Assault

Carl Penner

Year of birth: 1992

Wanted for: Breach Recognizance

Cole Mowatt

Year of birth: 1983

Wanted for: Use Stolen Credit Card Data, Mischief Over $5000, Theft Under $5000, Breaches

Dylan Strykiwsky

Year of birth: 1994

Wanted for: Operate Motor Vehicle While Disqualified, Fail to Comply (x2)

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