Two additional counterfeit $100 bills were recently turned over to the Winkler police.
On February 1st, the manager of a retail business in the community brought the two fake bills to the police service and turned them in. The counterfeit currency was used to make a purchase at the store on January 16th.
The manager also provided police with a photo of the suspect taken from video surveillance inside the store.

Last month, the PembinaValley RCMP issued a warning to the public and local businesses of a rise in counterfeit bills in the region. During the month of January, businesses in Carman and Winkler were among a handful to report receiving the fake money.

Other Winkler Police Service Files, from the period of January 30th, 2022 to February 5th, 2023.

With the help of a witness to a theft, Winkler Police were able to recover some stolen goods. 

Shortly after 4 pm on February 1st,  officers were flagged down by a citizen alerting them that she had seen the occupants of a vehicle stealing items from a retail store. Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on Highway #14 near Main Street. 
There were four occupants inside the vehicle along with a large number of items that appeared to have been stolen from several businesses.
Four females from Ebb and Flow First Nation, ranging in age from 21 – 48 years old were charged with Possession of Goods Obtained by Crime.

Winkler police continue to investigate the theft of a vehicle from the Cedar Estates parking garage on 4th Street.
Police received the report about the stolen vehicle on the morning of January 30th. They also learned that several storage units in the parkade had also been broken into. 
Through watching video surveillance in the area police determined the vehicle was stolen at about 3:00 a.m. 
Later in the day the vehicle was located abandoned on Highway #14 just east of 1st East. 
Meanwhile, the same day, a report was received from a business on Roblin Boulevard East regarding a catalytic converter that was stolen from one of their vehicles. The theft is believed to have occurred at about 2:20 a.m.

And this past Saturday, Winkler Police received a report that several vehicles and storage units inside the parking garage of Crocus Village on 6th Street had been rummaged through sometime during the night. 
A moped was also stolen from inside the garage. 
This file is still under investigation. 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Winkler Police Service or Manitoba Crimestoppers.