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Man on meth imagines crime in Kenton

Westman RCMP report for Oct. 4 to Oct. 10


On Sept. 24, RCMP were dispatched to Reston for a report that 11 monuments were pushed over at the cemetery. The matter was under investigation, RCMP asked for tips or witnesses to send information. In a recent update, “As it turns out, the culprit was a Moose.” Tracks betrayed this four-footed nuisance.


During the week of Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, the Westman RCMP dealt with 91 police activities, including the following dispatches:


Oct. 4 – to Virden for a report of a missing 31-year-old male. The male was located safe that same evening by family.


Oct. 4 – to a residence in Sioux Valley for a report that kids were stealing wi-fi from the residence. The complainant was spoken to about steps that can be taken to ensure her security.


Oct. 5 – to Sioux Valley for a report of a domestic assault. It is alleged that a 41-year-old male punched, and struck his girlfriend with a baseball bat. Efforts are currently being made to locate and arrest the accused.


Oct. 5 – to the Esso in Elkhorn for a report that an unknown male stole ice cream. The value of the ice cream is estimated to be approximately $25.


Oct. 5 – to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 1 at Virden. Subsequent to investigation, it was determined that one of the vehicles entered onto the roadway when not safe to do so. A ticket was issued under the Highway Traffic Act.


Oct. 5 – to Sioux Valley for a report of a disturbance. Screaming was heard over the phone. Police attended and located an intoxicated female youth stating she wanted to die. She was transported to the hospital for further assistance. 


Oct. 6 – to the Jays Inn in Virden for a report of a stolen duffle bag that contained clothes. The suspect was located and arrested for theft. The suspect showed police where he hid the duffle bag and it was returned to the rightful owner.


Oct. 7 – to Sioux Valley for a report of an adult female attempting self-harm. She was transported to the hospital for further assistance.


Oct. 8 – to the RM of Sifton for a report that a female was lost and stuck in a farm field. Upon locating the vehicle, the 34-year-old female showed signs of intoxication. She was arrested, read the breath demand and transported back to the Virden Detachment. Breath samples of 210 mg/100 ml and 200mg/100 ml were obtained. The 34-year-old female was released on a future Court date.


Oct. 8 – to the Pierson area for a report that the strings of Hay Bales were cut along Highway 256. The investigation is ongoing.


Oct. 8 – to Kenton for a caller reporting that his neighbor was being sexually assaulted and administered drugs by upwards of 17 people. The caller also reported that there were people in the trees and voices could be heard. Police first attended the caller’s neighbor’s residence and determined the home owner’s wellbeing. When Police followed up with the caller, he disclosed he was high on methamphetamine. When suggested he attend the hospital, the caller handed over approximately 4 grams of meth to police. He was served an appearance notice, and will be appearing in Court facing a drug possession charge.


Oct. 10 – to Sioux Valley for a report of a domestic assault. The 40-year-old suspect departed the residence prior to police arrival. Efforts are currently being made to locate and arrest the accused.


33 traffic enforcement actions were undertaken during this reporting period.


-Cpl. Kevin Bruce, Virden RCMP