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RCMP REPORT: June 10, 2016

Corporal Ed Riglin reported 69 calls for service between May 31 and June 6. Three false alarms and 15 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. May 31 Four abandoned 9-1-1 calls. None of the calls were found to be an emergency.

Corporal Ed Riglin reported 69 calls for service between May 31 and June 6. Three false alarms and 15 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame.

May 31

  • Four abandoned 9-1-1 calls. None of the calls were found to be an emergency.
  • Complaint that someone had left purse in their vehicle and it was stolen. RCMP want to remind people to please keep vehicles locked and valuables taken out of the vehicles at all times.
  • Complaint of a fire just outside of Virden close to the RM of Sifton. The fire was at a house, it was caused by an electrical issue. There were minor damages. No injuries.
  • Complainant reported a male sleeping outside a recycle bin. Turned out the male was very intoxicated and couldn’t care for himself. He was lodge in the detachment until sober and released without charge.

June 1

  • Report of a traffic collision. A semi reported hitting wildlife on Highway 254 west of Virden. There were no injuries to the driver.
  • A false alarm to residence in Oak Lake.
  • A report of theft of a vehicle from Virden, sometime over night. Later on that day the vehicle was located in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth, burned. Still looking for suspects.
  • Traffic collision at the TransCanada Highway and Highway 83. A vehicle crossed the TransCanada Highway, hitting another vehicle pulling a travel trailer. There was significant damage.
  • A report that a wallet was stolen out of someone’s vehicle. The doors weren’t locked. Again police remind everyone to lock doors and take valuables out of your vehicles.
  • Two other complaints; one of mischief to a vehicle and theft from a vehicle. The one vehicle was parked outside, but was not locked and a bunch of items were stolen. The other vehicle was damaged by an unknown individual.
  • Complaint of people receiving threats over Facebook. This is currently under investigation.

June 3

  • Received a complaint of some males bullying another male at a school. The school is aware of the incident and is taking measures to correct that.
  • Called to a complaint of a fight between three adults in Virden. Police arrived and no injuries were found to anyone there. No one wanted to talk to police. They found out that one of the subjects had an arrest warrant. She was lodged and appeared in court the next day.

June 4

  • A vehicle was checked in Virden by the police. The driver appeared to be intoxicated. The driver was arrested and taken to the detachment where a breath test was taken. The driver was lodged and charged with impaired driving.
  • Received a domestic assault complaint. The police arrived sorted it out. A male was taken into custody and charged with assault.
  • The police received a report of an erratic driver in town; speeding and spinning their tires. The police located the vehicle and an odor of liquor was noted on the driver. A road side check was done, the driver blew a warn on the road side screening device. The driver had a license that allowed zero liquor. He was issued a 72 hour suspension.
  • Police were called to an intoxicated person walking around at Oak Lake. The male was taken into custody under the Impaired Persons Detention Act. He was lodge until sober.

June 5
 

  • Report of fire wood being stolen over a period of time at a residence in Virden. This matter is still under investigation. Check stop: A person was going 129km in a 100km zone. The vehicle smelt like marijuana. Police seized 8.6 grams of marijuana, and the male was charged.