During the week of Sept. 20 to Sept. 26, Westman RCMP dealt with 71 police activities including the following dispatches:
Sept. 20 – to Sioux Valley for a report of unkind social media messages. It’s alleged the victim received a message that read “eat poop and die.”
Sept. 21 – to Sioux Valley for a disturbance at a residence. The complainant advised police that she wanted her son taken to the drunk tank because he had consumed beverage alcohol. It was reported that he was currently using the shower. Police determined that no Criminal offences or disturbances occurred. The complainant was educated that it is not against the law to consume alcohol in your own residence.
Sept. 21 – to a residence in Sioux Valley. A Mother reported that her 38-year-old daughter was intoxicated. Police determined that no Criminal offences or disturbances occurred. The complainant was educated that it is not against the law to consume alcohol in your own residence.
Sept. 22 – to the Virden Clinic for a report of vandalism. It was reported that paint was thrown all over the building. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information pertaining to this crime is encouraged to contact the Virden RCMP. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers.
Sept. 22 – to Sioux Valley for two 911 calls. The caller reported that the Police were wasting his time. Upon attending the residence, it was determined that an intoxicated person who had since left, made those phone calls.
Sept. 24 – to Melita for a report of a disturbance at a residence. Upon police attending, it was determined an intoxicated male at the residence had an unendorsed warrant for his arrest. He was remanded into custody.
Sept. 24 – to Reston for a report that 11 monuments were pushed over at the cemetery. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information pertaining to this crime is encouraged to contact the Virden RCMP. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers.
Sept. 25 – to Sioux Valley for several reports of an intoxicated male operating an ATV. The male was located outside of the Gaming Centre holding a piece of wood pretending to work. He was arrested for Impaired operation of a conveyance and read the breath demand. Once at the detachment he refused to provide breath samples. The 31-year-old male was charged for impaired operation of a conveyance, and for refusing to provide a breath sample.
Sept. 25 – A Traffic stop was initiated on Highway 1 in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. Meth, cash, and several weapons were located and seized from the vehicle. A 21-year-old female has been charged for possession for the purpose of trafficking. She was also charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. A 26-year-old male has been charged with Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon, failing to comply with an undertaking, and public mischief.
Sept. 26 – to Virden for a report of a domestic assault. Miscellaneous items had been thrown on the front lawn, and light bulbs were broken inside the residence. No injuries were sustained, the investigation is ongoing.
10 traffic enforcement actions and four wellbeing checks were undertaken during this reporting period.
Cpl. Kevin Bruce, Virden RCMP