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RCMP Report - August 19, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 31 calls for service between August 9 and August 15. One false alarm and 10 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. August 9 Report of a suspicious vehicle driving around Virden.
10 Controlled burn
Billows of black smoke a few kilometres south of Virden on Hwy #83 were an alarming sight on Thursday evening, August 11. However, a derelict barn was being disposed of at the owner’s request, and several fire trucks were on hand, dowsing the surrounding area with water to contain the fire to the barn.

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 31 calls for service between August 9 and August 15. One false alarm and 10 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame.

August 9

  • Report of a suspicious vehicle driving around Virden. This matter is still under investigation
  • Police received a call of a residential alarm. RCMP attended and didn’t appear to be any entry.
  • Received a call advising of a male who was breaching his conditions. This matter is still under investigation.

August 11

  • Report of an assault in Sioux Valley. This matter is still under investigation
  • RCMP were called to a tractor fire in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. The fire department attended and put out the fire. The fire did not appear suspicious.

August 12

  • Complaint of an older male walking around Co-op with his hands in his pockets inappropriately. Police made patrols, but he was gone upon arrival.
  • Report of a break and enter to a garage in Virden. The door had been left open; a lime green lawn mower was stolen. No suspects or witnesses at this time.

August 13

  • While on patrol police spotted someone ingesting drugs on the roof of their vehicle. RCMP attended and seized drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • A complaint of locks being cut on sheds in Oak Lake.

August 15

  • Another report of a break and enter to some sheds in Oak Lake. This matter is still under investigation. 
  • Report of an abandoned vehicle. Police advised that the vehicle was not stolen and that the property owner could have the vehicle towed if they wished.
  • A youth was driving on Highway 41 and charged with speeding. The youth was going 167 Kilometers in a 100 Kilometer zone.
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