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RCMP Report: July 15,2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 56 calls for service between July 6 and July 11. Three false alarms and 21 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. July 6 Theft of a vehicle; SUV, the keys were left in it.

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 56 calls for service between July 6 and July 11. Three false alarms and 21 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame.

July 6

  •  Theft of a vehicle; SUV, the keys were left in it. The vehicle was believed to be driven over a lawn. It was located and towed to the detachment. This matter is still under investigation.
  • A vehicle on Nelson Street was located by the police while they were out making patrols. The vehicle had tires slashed.

July 7

  • A person was reported missing and was later was located. There were no concerns for safety.
  • A gas and dash to a business in Virden. This matter is still under investigation.
  • Report of a suspicious female in the Town of Oak Lake. The RCMP attended and found an intoxicated female. She was arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act and lodged until sober.

July 8

  • Police received a report of a stolen red Yamaha Scooter. This matter is still under investigation.
  • Complainant called to advise that they were contacted by someone from Canada Revenue Agency. Reminder: People in the town and surrounding area are still getting calls from individuals who are saying they are from Canada Revenue Agency saying if they don’t send a certain amount of money there is going to be a warrant for their arrest. These are fraudulent calls and they have no bearing. Revenue Canada will send written letters out. They do not call people and say if they don’t pay they will be arrested.
  • Received a 9-1-1 hang-up call. The police had GPS coordinates, they attended the area but were unsure where the call came from. They checked various locations in the area with no concerns.
  • Theft of two different bikes at different houses on Nelson Street. Still under investigation
  • A female was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Brandon hospital by ambulance.

July 9

  • Received a call from a male complaining of a suspicious vehicle following them closely. The RCMP located the vehicle; pulled it over and spoke to the occupants and warned them not to follow other vehicles so closely. The driver was apologetic.
  • Police were called by natural resources, which had a vehicle pulled over. RCMP members attended. The driver appeared to be impaired and was arrested and brought to detachment for breath samples.
  • Greyhound called to advise that a passenger was intoxicated on the bus. The police attended and arrested the passenger under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act. The person was lodged until sober.
  • Received an alarm call to a business in Virden. The police attended, cleared the building. The door was found to be insecure but no signs of entry.

July 10

  • Police received a call of dirt bikes driving up and down a road in town. Both riders were located and warned.

July 11

  • Received a complaint of mischief to a vehicle. It was parked and someone spray painted it. No suspects or witness at this time.
  • Received a 9-1-1 hang-up call. The RCMP attended and believed it was kids dialing the phone.