December 4, 2014 12:31 pm
Updated: December 4, 2014 9:51 pm

Online ad for Canada Goose coats leads to parka theft arrests

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WINNIPEG – An online ad offering Canada Goose jackets for sale and publication of suspect photos have led to the arrest of four people.

More than 40 Canada Goose jackets worth more than $15,000 were stolen from an outdoor clothing store in the 2000 block of Corydon Avenue on Nov. 16.

Thieves got into the business by smashing the front window, police said.

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A 35-year-old man was arrested after an online ad offering Canada Goose jackets for sale led police to a business in the 700 block of Selkirk Avenue where the parkas had been taken.

The man was charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

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After police made surveillance photos of two women public on Monday, a 29-year-old woman was arrested and also charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

Police then searched a suite in the 500 block of Young Street at about 2 p.m. Tuesday and charged another man and woman in connection with the crime.

Tahnee Wapash, 27, is charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and break, enter and theft. Cornell Le Belanger, 33, is charged with break, enter and theft.

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