A suspected bank robber is in Winnipeg Police custody.
Three banks have been robbed since December in Winnipeg.
The first was on December 16th on Sargent Avenue, in the 500 block; the second on December 30th on Osborne Street, in the 600 block — at roughly 350pm, and the third was this past Tuesday… at that same bank on Osborne, at roughly 350pm.
Police tracked the suspect down Friday morning in the 300 block of Portage Avenue.
Thirty-five year old Ortez Elmer Argueta, of Winnipeg, has been remanded into custody, and has been charged with the following:
Ortez Elmer ARGUETA, 35 years old of Winnipeg has been charged with the following due to his alleged involvement:
Armed Robbery using a Firearm x 2
Disguise with Intent x 2
Unlawfully at Large
Possession of a Weapon x 2
Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Probation Order x 2
Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm
Assault with a Weapon
Possession of a Scheduled Substance – Cannabis