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Volume XIX, Issue CDXX
Saturday, April 20th, 2019
Point Douglas Riot Inquiry Raises Questions
The flash protest in Point Douglas that turned into a riot has been at the center of a police investigation, in which over 30 people were arrested.
People have been arraigned for charges ranging from vandalism to aggravated assault. It has been leaked that police body-cam footage aided in many of these arrests, identifying those that attacked police officers, damaged property and looted houses.
Gimli Mayor Charles DeBuyler has asked for calm and to allow the Police to do their job. Meanwhile, Point Douglas MLA Stephanie Bern has criticised the Winnipeg Police, calling out the arrests as racial profiling.
Accident at Dufferin Yards
The Dufferin Railyards have cleared the last of the debris from the tracks after the accident that happened on April 6, 2019. A Volvo sedan with Ontario plates drove into the yards and was struck by a train.
"It was moving fast and the driver wasn't paying attention.That car had no business being there, an accident was bound to happen." said Yard Manager Simon Kirk.
The driver of the vehicle was not on scene, and police are working with Ontario Provincial Police to track down the owner, Gary Miller. Police are asking if anyone has seen this man to please contact them with information.
Regina - Arson Damages Floral Conservatory
The Regina Floral Conservatory suffered over $100,000 in damages when a fire was set in the women's washroom. The fire was set after hours by an unknown assailant, disrupting a private function. There were no reported injuries.
Regina Police are investigating the Arson and have confirmed that they have a suspect in custody.
"Childcare Cutter" Charged
Police have charged former Daycare Manager Wendy Cook with aggravated assault against a minor, and dropping the charges of child neglect. According to sources, the injured child was interviewed by police and gave accounts of her finger being cut off by another. Additional injuries discovered on the child have been submitted as evidence that they were held down and attacked, rather than an accident as originally thought.
At the arraignment Wendy Cook has pled not guilty to the charges.
Police are asking the public for information on Iris Mah, 43 year old woman of Filipino descent. 4'11", Black hair, brown eyes. May be accompanied by a large Rottweiler/German Sheperd cross that answers to "Sweetums". Iris was reported missing on April 8th, 2019.
Any information on the whereabouts of Iris Mah should contact the police at 204-555-TIPS.
Missing: Ryan Brown, 24 year old Bicycle Courier. Last seen at Post Office in Cityplace on April 6, 2019.
6'1", blonde hair, blue eyes, wearing a brown riding jacket, white dress shirt and black dress pants. If you have any information please contact parents Irene and Jacob Brown at 204-555-1234.