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RCMP Report - August 5, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 123 calls for service between July 19 and August 1. Six false alarms and 52 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. July 19 Report of a fire in Virden.

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 123 calls for service between July 19 and August 1. Six false alarms and 52 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame.

July 19

  • Report of a fire in Virden. Everyone was outside the building and it was determined to be a carbon monoxide alarm and not a fire alarm. Fire department attended and vented the house.

July 20

  • A 9-1-1 call from a land location in the RM of Wallace- Woodworth. RCMP determined that there was no problem.

July 21

  • Police received a report from a female that she was assaulted by her boyfriend. This matter is still under investigation.
  • Received a report of a hit and run to a parked vehicle on Nelson Street in Virden. No suspects or witness at this time.
  • RCMP received a report of a residential alarm. Police attended the building; it was secure with no signs of entry.

July 22

  • Police were dispatched to a collision on a rural road in the RM of Wallace- Woodworth. There were no injuries and both vehicles were towed
  • An alarm to a residence in Virden. RCMP attended the building; it was secure with no signs of entry.
  • Police received a 9-1-1 call of a complaint of two girls missing on Oak Lake. Police were on their way when they received another call stating that the girls had been located.

July 23

  • RCMP came across a male in Virden highly intoxicated walking in socks. He was arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detentions Act and lodged for the night until sober.
  • While on patrol police observed a vehicle swerving. It was pulled over and found to be an impaired driver. The driver was arrested and brought back for a breath test. The subject was released on a promise to appear in court and the vehicle was towed.
  • Police were flagged down by an impaired male. The male was found to be on a warrant. He was arrested for failing to comply with a recognizance and was lodged.

July 24

  • An alarm to a business in Virden. RCMP attended and no signs of entry.
  • Received a complaint that flowers were pulled out of boxes at a local church.

July 25

  • Police received a call of a male threatening to harm himself. RCMP attended and the male was transported to a hospital.
  • Received a complaint that approximately 10 storage lockers had been broken into.
  • Police received a report of a two-vehicle collision at the TransCanada Highway and King Street. RCMP attended and one of the drivers was taken to the hospital. There were also small amounts of marijuana that was located in one of the vehicles; that driver was charged with possession and careless operation of a motor vehicle.

July 26

  • Police were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in Elkhorn. The vehicle was located and the driver left the vehicle and ran. He was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and refusal to provide a breath sample. He was held in custody at Brandon Correctional Centre.

 

July 27

 

  • An alarm to a business in Oak Lake; while en route the alarm was cancelled.
  • A 9-1-1 hang up call in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. Police attended; there were no issues or concerns.

July 28

  • Police received a 9-1-1 call stating that three males were blocking the road in front of a vehicle in Virden. The males had weapons and were threatening this other vehicle. The vehicle drove by and one of the males threw a hammer at the vehicle. A suspect vehicle was later stopped and there was various break in tools and three males were arrested and brought to the Virden detachment. In relation to this investigation, all three have been linked to break and enters; which approximately $25,000 of stolen property has been recovered.
  • Received a call from the RM of Wallace-Woodworth that a booster station had been broken into and an unknown male was sleeping in there. The unknown male left on foot and was carrying a hammer. RCMP attended and located the male, who was arrested for break and enter. He gave the police a false name and was later identified and was charged with obstruction, failure to comply with probation, and with break in tools.

July 29

  • Police attended Oak Lake to assist EMS with a possible overdose. Upon attending a female was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for causing a disturbance. She was transported to Brandon Correctional Centre.
  • Police received a report of 40-50 youths drinking around Oak Lake Beach Campground. Patrols were made and numerous liquor bottles were poured out and tickets were issued.

July 31

  • Police located a vehicle that had previously been reported stolen. RCMP recovered the stolen vehicle; it was highly damaged. Later a male was arrested for theft of the vehicle. He has been charged with theft, obstruction, and driving while prohibited. The male was later released on a promise to appear and an undertaking.
  • An alarm to a business in Kenton. Police attended; no signs of entry.

August 1

  • Received a call of a possible impaired driver. A male was located asleep with the vehicle running. He was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for impaired care and control and returned to Virden detachment for a breath test. He was released on a promise to appear in court.
  • Dispatched to a complaint of a suspicious person; a senior male. The complainant advised that the male was disoriented. Police located him and he advised that he was looking for a ride; hitchhiking to Brandon as there are no shelters in Virden.
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