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Police Recover $30,000 in Stolen Property


Tuesday, May 16, 2023 - Winnipeg Police have charged three people and recovered $30,0000 in stolen good.


Police said that on May 13, around 10:00 a.m. officers responded to a robbery of goods from a trailer in progress call on Ferry Road.

Police spoke with the 39-year-old male victim, who them he interrupted four male suspects stealing property (construction tools) from his enclosed trailer. Police believe the four suspects entered an awaiting vehicle, narrowly avoided running over the victim, and fled before the police arrived. The victim reported he was uninjured as a result of the incident.

Later in the day, around lunch time, police spotted the vehicle involved on Westgrove Way and arrested three occupants without incident.

The Major Crimes Unit assumed the investigation and recovered some of the stolen property through subsequent search warrant execution of the vehicle and a linked residence. The value of the recovered stolen property is estimated at $30,000.

The suspects are all known to one another but previously unknown to the victim.

Tyler Royden Paul VIEIRA, 25, of Winnipeg, has been charged with the following offences:

- Robbery

- Theft Over $5,000

- Operation of a Conveyance While Prohibited by Order Under Criminal Code

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance – Cocaine

Jesse Robin SMITH, 31, of Winnipeg, has been charged with the following offences:

- Robbery

- Theft Over $5,000

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance – Cocaine

Jesse Elijah James YOUNG, 35, of Winnipeg, has been charged with the following offences:

- Robbery

- Theft Over $5,000

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance – Cocaine

All three suspects were detained in custody. One suspect remains outstanding.

The Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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