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RCMP Report - May 27, 2016

Corporal Ed Riglin reported 98 calls for service between May 17 and May 23. No false alarms and 63 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. May 17 RCMP did a well-being check on a person living in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth.

Corporal Ed Riglin reported 98 calls for service between May 17 and May 23. No false alarms and 63 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame.

May 17

  • RCMP did a well-being check on a person living in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. The person had not been heard from for a few days; everything was okay.

May 18

  • Received a call reporting that someone had been trying to cash another person’s cheques. The person was forging his name on a number of cheques. This matter is still under investigation.

May 19

  • Police were called to the hospital to assist with a situation which fell under the Mental Health Act.

May 20

  • Received a complaint of a disturbance in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. There was a verbal argument between a boyfriend and a girlfriend. No charges were laid.
  • Received a complaint of a disturbance near Oak Lake Beach. There was a group of individuals blocking the roadway and an individual had a bunch of beer cans thrown at his vehicle. The police attended but everyone was gone. This matter is still under investigation.

May 21

  • Police were called to a Mental Health Act at a resident in Elkhorn. The police assisted the individual by getting them to the hospital.

May 22

  • Called to a break and entry to a business in Elkhorn. There were 22 mailboxes pried open. This matter is still under investigation. If you have any information on this matter, contact the Virden RCMP detachment.
  • Report of a hostage taking on the TransCanada Highway. Someone observed a vehicle, with one of the passengers in the vehicle with their hands on the neck of the other individual and knife held to the throat of that person. Police attended and called in Moosomin. Later that evening Moosomin police found the vehicle and it was actually just a passenger giving a massage.

May 23

  • A report of mischief at the Oak Lake campground. There were about 60 people on the beach drinking beer and being loud throwing beer cans around.
  • A report of mischief at the Oak Lake campground that someone was pulling signs down.
  • Another report of mischief at Oak Lake campground that someone overnight had smashed out tail lights on this persons truck. On April 26, RCMP received a report of mischief to a rental property in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. Someone came throughout the night and started this persons tractor and crashed the loader into a wagon and the shop on the property. This matter is still under investigation. If anyone has any information on this matter, contact the Virden RCMP detachment.