Counterfeit money is suspected in Virden

RCMP Report

During the week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 4 the Westman RCMP dealt with 63 police activities.


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Sept. 28 - RCMP were dispatched to the Scotiabank in Virden for a report of a counterfeit bill. The bill was forwarded to Ottawa for further analysis.

Sept. 29 - RCMP conducted a traffic stop in Melita. As a result of the traffic stop, a 32-year-old male was determined to be intoxicated. He was issued a 90-day licence suspension, and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Sept. 30 - RCMP were dispatched Reston for a report of several vehicles that were vandalized. The matter is still under investigation.

Sept. 30 - RCMP were dispatched to Sioux Valley for a report a female suffering from mental health issues. With assistance from a nurse, she was driven to Brandon Hospital for assistance.

Oct. 1 - RCMP were dispatched to Elkhorn for a report of a shed fire. Upon attending, it was determined no one was injured as a result of the fire.

Oct. 3 - RCMP were dispatched to Virden for a report of a bar fight. Upon police arrival, the patrons had left the bar. Police located the victim who requested no further action be taken.

Oct. 4 - RCMP located a 34-year-old male in Melita who was in possession of a stolen truck. The male was arrested for being in possession of stolen property, and released with a future Court date.

One COVID-19 compliance check, and 29 traffic enforcement actions were undertaken during this reporting period.


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