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ONGOING POLICE OPERATION – A house on Centennial Street between 12th Avenue and Super A is seen surrounded by yellow RCMP tape this morning after an incident that began Wednesday evening.

RCMP operation is ongoing

An unspecified situation involving Whitehorse RCMP in Porter Creek began Wednesday evening and was continuing early this afternoon.

By Whitehorse Star on September 29, 2022

An unspecified situation involving Whitehorse RCMP in Porter Creek began Wednesday evening and was continuing early this afternoon.

“Police are attending an active and evolving incident in Whitehorse,” the police said.

They are asking the public to avoid the area around Centennial Street, 14th Avenue and Elm Street until further notice.

“Police have, in person, notified homes that are in the immediate vicinity,” the RCMP said. “Police believe there is no threat to public safety at this time.”

The incident began at approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area until further notice,” police said.

“As this is an ongoing situation, police can release only limited details at this time. More information will be provided when available.

“Thank you for your understanding.”

Comments (8)

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Coys on Oct 1, 2022 at 11:04 am

I am sick and tired of the pathetic justice system and the left leaning judge’s giving the criminals a slap on the wrist and the crown giving NO SUPPORT to the victims.

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Toe on Sep 30, 2022 at 3:19 pm

@ Drum how you know about that - you a former customer? lol

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The Other Dave on Sep 30, 2022 at 6:10 am

According to CBC, one of the charges this guy is facing is 'Failing to comply with release order conditions.' So, this is yet another person that a judge and the court have slapped on the wrist and released back into the public in spite of being what the police describe (also from CBC) as a 'High risk prolific offender' and this time a police officer was shot because of it. We need to be able to start suing and firing judges and parole boards every time they make a decision that costs an innocent person injury or harm.

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Josey Wales on Sep 29, 2022 at 11:22 pm

Hey totally understand staying outta the tape zone, y’all doing your jobs.
But asking everyone to stay away from the area is a bit rich.
I drive by that place three or four times a day, as do buses and many other folks...busy damn place this Portland North of 60
Law enforcement in general is getting very comfortable with shelter in place orders, expansive crime scenes, and locking entire neighbourhoods down “looking for suspects”.
If traveling around with reasonable freedom is not possible due to “danger”? Maybe if that threshold is so high, the danger, perhaps citizens should be permitted open carry handguns?
Speaking generally, not about M and their appropriate response to this historical den of drugs.

Good job M and I hope your member heals up and does not have career comprising injuries.

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drum on Sep 29, 2022 at 9:18 pm

We know the property. It was used by a bootlegger and drug dealer for many years.

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JC on Sep 29, 2022 at 8:41 pm

Cops shot someone, and now it's CYA time.

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bonanzajoe on Sep 29, 2022 at 8:38 pm

Want information? Just talk to the person on the street. They'll get it before the media. Yawn.

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MILK on Sep 29, 2022 at 4:45 pm

Going out on a limb, drugs/guns/ammo/cash/ fatalities/other injuries will unfortunately be at the scene.

People will be arrested and set free on bail.
Guilty parties will be from B.C.
Mounties do their jobs and the justice system fails again.

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