Man charged in cop car carnage
WINNIPEG — Police have laid a dozen charges against a 24year-old man in the ramming of police cars in front of Winnipeg headquarters. The charges against Wayne Daniel Rennie include dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, mischief and two counts of assaulting a police officer with a weapon. Police allege Rennie was displeased with a cellphone ticket he’d been given on Monday morning and deliberately drove into the cars with his moving truck before fleeing. They say he swerved into oncoming traffic on a highway outside city limits and drove towards a car with two Winnipeg police officers inside. They car had to swerve to avoid a head-on collision. Rennie was arrested near Portage la Prairie, about 80 kilometres west of Winnipeg, and remains in custody.