Dog bites, a trapped cat and more assaults

Westman RCMP report

During the week of March 8 to March 14, the Westman RCMP dealt with 58 police activities.

March 8 – RCMP were dispatched to Oak Lake for a report of a suspicious male walking by the school. The male was described to have face tattoos and a camouflaged backpack. Patrols were made however the male was not located. 

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March 8 – RCMP were dispatched to Pipestone for a report from a lady that her cat was trapped at her neighbours. Police attended and returned the cat to the owner. 

March 9 – RCMP received a report of a Break and Enter in the RM of Pipestone. The caller believed the break and enter occurred in November 2020. Household goods such as dishes, shoes and clothing were missing. 

In addition, the RCMP were dispatched to the following locations:

March 9 – To Sioux Valley for a report that dogs bit a 15-year-old boy. The boy was transported to the hospital for treatment. The injuries were not life threatening. 

March 9 – To Sioux Valley for an assault involving bear spray. Subsequent to investigation, it was determined a 20 year old female dispensed a can of bear spray inside a residence assaulting four people including two children under the age of 12. The 20-year-old female was arrested and is facing four counts of assault with a weapon charges. 

March 10 – To Melita for a report of a domestic assault. Subsequent to investigation, a 29-year-old male was arrested for assault and mischief. It was also learned that the male was on probation. He was remanded into custody. 

March 10 – To Sioux Valley for a report of an intoxicated female lying on the road. She was too intoxicated to care for herself so she was arrested and transported to the Virden detachment. She was released the following morning when sober. 

March 13 – To Sioux Valley fort a report of a domestic assault. Subsequent to investigation, a 22-year-old male was arrested for assault. The male was released on a future Court date with conditions he cease any contact with the victim. The victim had obtained minor injuries. 

March 14 – To Sioux Valley for a report that three people had been sprayed with bear mace. Three people were treated by EMS; the matter is currently under investigation. 

One Covid compliance check and thirteen traffic enforcement actions were undertaken during this reporting period.

Submitted by Cpl. Kevin Bruce

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