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RCMP Report: July 1, 2016

Sergeant Ed Riglinreported 56 calls for service between June 20 and June 28. Five false alarms and 11 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. June 20 A false alarm to a building in Virden. A report of a break in at a Kola residence.

Sergeant Ed Riglinreported 56 calls for service between June 20 and June 28. Five false alarms and 11 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame.

June 20

  •  A false alarm to a building in Virden.
  • A report of a break in at a Kola residence. There was about 250 dollars worth of items in the garage taken. Still under investigation. There are no suspects at this point.
  • A report that someone had gone to farm in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth and been into several farm vehicles looking through things. At this time nothing has been noted to have been stolen. This is still under investigation.
  • Report of mischief; some teenagers went through a yard in Virden and threw something at the door and wrecked flowers and flower pots.

June 21

  • Received a call of a theft of a bike in Virden. The bike was recovered an hour and a half later.
  • Revenue Canada calling again and leaving messages saying unless the person calls back they will be charged. It is a scam please beware that they are still calling.
  • An abandoned 9-1-1 call. It was traced and was determined that it was a phone line issue.
  • A 9-1-1 call about an individual possible driving intoxicated. A description of a vehicle was provided and patrols were made but could not locate.

June 23

  • A report of three males looking in vehicles in Virden. Police located the three males and they were checked by police and released. There were no charges.
  • Received a call of a suspicious vehicle in Virden. A description was provided, but the police could not locate.
  • Police responded to a sudden death in the RM of Sifton. A male had collapsed while working in his farm yard; he was not able to be resuscitated.
  • A report of a gas and dash at a gas station in town. Could not get plate number of the vehicle but had a description. The police could not locate the vehicle.
  • Charges were laid on a motor vehicle that wasn’t insured and the driver was disqualified from having a license.

June 24

  • Received a call of a truck and a car driving erratically around town. The police went out and did locate one of the vehicles and spoke to them about their driving.
  • A false alarm call to a business in Oak Lake. It was found that it was accidentally set off.
  • A report of an assault between a female and her ex boyfriend in Virden. The victim had light bruising on her arm but didn’t require medical attention. The suspect was located later and arrested and will be appearing in court next month.

June 25

  • A false alarm to a business in Virden. Police attended and found the alarm was set off by the heavy rain and the storm that was happening at that time.
  • Police stopped a vehicle on the service road in Virden and found that there was open liquor in the vehicle. A male was charged.

June 26

  •   Received an alarm to an Elkhorn business. The police attended, they looked around but couldn’t find anything. Everything was secure.

June 27

  • A call of a traffic hazard on the TransCanada Highway, where a couple of horses and a colt were on the road way. The animals got put back in and were safe.
  • A call about a suspicious parked vehicle in Virden. The police got a hold of the vehicle owner and there was nothing suspicious about the vehicle.

June 28

  • A suspicious person call in Elkhorn. The person was on the side of the road. The police checked but couldn’t locate them.
  • Three complaints of off road vehicles driving around town. Still under investigation.

June 22: $2,000 from the RCMP Regimental Ball proceeds went to the Skate Park committee.

Reminder when trying to contact the RCMP in Virden, if you need to speak to the police right away for something that has happened call 748-2135; that puts the call immediately through to the call centre in Winnipeg and dispatch can be made right away. For messages and administrative use the 748-2046 phone number.

Be Aware: The RCMP are having complaints lately of off road vehicles riding in town. That is not legal. The RCMP will be taking action on complaints concerning off road vehicles driving on road ways and those can result in fines, or seizure of vehicle. The police have received complaints of it this week in the Virden area and they will be cracking down.