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RCMP keep folks calm

For the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 6 the Westman RCMP dealt with 44 police occurrences.

Oct.31 – RCMP were dispatched to Sioux Valley for a call of a 42-year-old male breaching a Court imposed no contact order. Prior to police arrival, the male had departed the residence. Attempts are currently being made to locate him. A warrant for his arrest has been issued.

Nov. 3 – RCMP were dispatched to Sioux Valley for a call that an unknown male was being chased by several people. Possibly with firearms. Police located the individual who was allegedly being chased. He appeared to be paranoid and possibly under the influence of drugs. He would not provide a statement to police.

Nov. 4 - RCMP received a 911 hang-up call in Sioux Valley. Officers called back the number and spoke to the property representative who stated that she thought her van was stolen. While placing the phone call to 911, she learned it was parked in a different spot.

Nov. 6 – RCMP were dispatched to Virden for a house fire. Fire and EMS attended prior to police arrival and extinguished a small fire. Subsequent to investigation, the fire was deemed not to be suspicious.

Westman RCMP also responded to the following:

  • Four calls under the Mental Health Act
  • Three animal calls
  • Two reports of missing people (both were located safe)
  • Two false alarm calls
  • Three Wellbeing checks


Cpl. Kevin Bruce, Virden RCMP

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