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RCMP Report - April 6, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 91 calls for service between April 19 and May 2. Three false alarms and 31 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. April 19 A male advised he was paid to take two males to Brandon.

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 91 calls for service between April 19 and May 2. Three false alarms and 31 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame.

April 19

  • A male advised he was paid to take two males to Brandon. He let them out in Brandon and realized they stole his tablet and phone. This matter is still under investigation.
  • Police responded to a complaint of a male lying on his back on the shoulder of the TransCanada Highway. Patrols were made and police were unable to locate the male.

April 21

  • Report of a 9-1-1 hangup call to a business in Virden. Police attended and it appeared to be a faulty phone.

April 22

  • Received a complaint of a stolen truck in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. The vehicle was unhooked from the trailer and taken. The investigation is ongoing.
  • Police were called to assist with traffic control for a grass fire in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. •. Police conducted a curfew check on a male in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. The male presented himself at the door but the odor of liquor was detected. He was arrested for breaching the conditions of his undertaking and was again released on a promise to appear in court.

April 23

  • Police were called to the hospital. A male was causing a disturbance in the emergency room. The RCMP attended, calmed him down and he was treated by the hospital staff.
  • Received a complaint of a possible impaired driver, driving recklessly at Oak Lake Beach area. Police attended, made patrols but unable to located the vehicle.

April 24

  • Received an alarm call to a business in Virden. Police attended; there were no signs of forced entry.

April 26

  • Two males came to the detachment to report vandalism to a vehicle, which occurred on their property in Elkhorn. This matter is still under investigation.
  • Police were called to a residence where a male was threatening to harm himself. The male was arrested under the Mental Health Act and was brought to the hospital to be assessed by doctors.

April 27

  • Police executed a Mental Health Act warrant on a female in Virden. The female was later transported to the hospital in Dauphin.

April 28

  • Police were called by the fire department to attend a vehicle fire in the Virden area. It was later determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen. The investigation is still ongoing.
  • Received a call of a second stolen vehicle. The vehicle was later located burned near Highway 83.
  • Received a complaint of mischief to a vehicle. The vehicle had a smashed window. No suspects or witnesses.

April 29

  • Report of an alarm to a business in Virden. Police attended and found the door open. They cleared the building. Nothing had been stolen or was out of place. The owners were called to secure the building.
  • Police received a report of damage to a garbage can and gazebo. There are no suspects or witnesses.
  • Police received a complaint of vandalism to a vehicle. The driver side window was broken.
  • Police received a call of an alarm at a residence in Virden. It was determined to be false.
  • A male was arrested under the Intoxicate Persons Detention Act in Virden. He was lodged there and released when sober.
  • Police were called to a single vehicle collision in the RM of Wallace- Woodworth. The driver was found to be intoxicated. She was arrested and brought back to detachment. The vehicle was in the wire barriers and had to be removed. The female driver was charged with impaired driving and refusing to provide a breath sample.

April 30

  • Police heard a disturbance outside a downtown business. They attended and arrested a male and female under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act. Both were lodged at Brandon Correction Centre until sober.

May 2

  • Received a report of a female being intoxicated with children in the residence. RCMP attended, found the female intoxicated, but no children were present.
  • Police attend to 9-1- 1 hang-up call. Upon arrival found that the homeowner’s 1-yearold son had accidentally dialed the number.