Arrest in Virden on firearms charges

RCMP report

During the week of Dec. 14 to Dec. 20, the Westman RCMP dealt with 50 police activities.

 

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Dec. 15 – Westman RCMP were dispatched to a report of uttering threats in the RM of Two Borders. A 52-year-old male from the area had threatened a local crown corporation. He was arrested and released on a future court date.

 

Dec. 16 – Westman RCMP were notified of a theft that occurred in Virden. A gas card was stolen from a commercial vehicle and fraudulently used in Saskatchewan. The investigation is continuing.

 

Dec. 16 – Westman RCMP were dispatched to some suspicious activity in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth. After attending and investigating, it was learned that the complaint was false, and was due to some mental health struggles from the complainant. When attempting to deal with the complainant regarding this, she assaulted the two attending officers while she was being arrested. She was brought to the hospital for a Mental Health assessment and released on a future court date.

 

Dec. 17 – Westman RCMP along with MWD CREST executed a search warrant on a residence in Virden.  As a result, a prohibited firearm was located. A 20-year-old male from Virden was arrested and charged for several firearms related offences.

 

Dec. 18 – Westman RCMP were called to a report of theft that occurred in Virden. It was reported that a youth continually steals items from family members and had been ongoing for quite some time. After investigating, the youth was charged for theft under $5000 and released for a future court date.

 

Dec. 19 – Westman RCMP were dispatched to Oak Lake for a report of a vehicle going through the ice. Police attended and learned that there were no injuries. Arrangements were being made to remove the vehicle from the lake.

 

Dec. 20 – Westman RCMP were dispatched to Hwy 1 in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth for a report of a commercial vehicle overturning. The occupants were uninjured and road conditions are believed to have played a role in the collision.

 

Five COVID compliance checks were undertaken during this reporting period.

 

 

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