Three arrests in connection with about forty break and enters
Friday, the Police Department recovered some of the stolen property for a value of $10,000. (archives)
The Winnipeg Police Service has arrested three people in connection with a series of crimes that occurred between November 4 and December 14.
During this period, the three defendants allegedly broke into 40 homes in addition to stealing six vehicles.
Police estimate the value of the damage at $250,000 and $100,000 the value of stolen items.
The series of crimes affected the entire city of Winnipeg.
A map of Winnipeg listing the various break and enters the three suspects are charged with.
The first arrest was made Thursday afternoon when one of the defendants, a 26-year-old man, was seen driving a stolen car near Henderson Highway and Chelsea Avenue.
He now faces multiple counts, including 36 for break and enter, 29 for theft under $5,000 and six for auto theft.
Later that evening , the other two suspects, a 44-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, were also arrested near Main Street and Redwood Avenue.
The 40-year-old faces , including 34 counts of breaking and entering and 29 counts of theft under $5,000. The woman, meanwhile, faces 15 counts of breaking and entering and three counts of theft under $5,000, among other charges.
The three suspects have also been charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm.
Police Service issued a search warrant in the St. , allowing them to recover some of the stolen goods worth $10,000.