Two Charged with Kidnapping in Winnipeg Following Incident on June 29th

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Members of the Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit have arrested a 24-year-old male and a 21-year-old female in relation to a serious incident which occurred on June 29, 2017.

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Trevor Thomas CHIEF has been charged with the following offences:

  • Point Firearm
  • Possess Prohibited Weapon
  • Possess Goods Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose x 2
  • Possess Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized x 2
  • Robbery with a Firearm x 2
  • Use Firearm in the Commission of Offence
  • Disguise with Intent
  • Kidnapping x 2
  • Carry Concealed Weapon x 2
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammo
  • Tampering with Serial Number
  • Warrant of Arrest x 2
  • Fail to Comply Probation
  • Fail to Comply Recognizance x 6

Brooke CAMERON-DANIELS has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possess Prohibited Weapon
  • Possess Goods Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose x 2
  • Possess Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Robbery with a Firearm x 2
  • Use Firearm in the Commission of Offence
  • Kidnapping x 2
  • Carry Concealed Weapon
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammo
  • Tampering with Serial Number

Both accused have been detained in custody.

In the early morning of June 29, 2017, an 18-year-old-male and a 25-year-old-male went to a residence in the 300 block of Aberdeen Avenue. Once there, the 25-year-old victim was assaulted and robbed of his personal possessions. Both victims were then forced into a van at gunpoint and driven outside of the city to the area of Springfield Road and Provincial Highway #207 where they were ultimately released. The 25-year-old victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police located the suspects in the 300 block of Aberdeen at approximately 11:00 p.m. Cameron-Daniels was arrested immediately. Chief was subsequently arrested after a brief foot-chase on July 4, 2017. Police recovered a sawed-off rifle at the time of his arrest.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Kidnapping – Arrest: C17-142728

Winnipeg Police Service


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