During the week of May 10th to May 16th, the Westman RCMP dealt with 53 police activities. Officers were dispatched to:
May 11 – RM of Wallace Woodworth for a report of a barn fire. No injuries were reported.
May 12 – Sioux Valley for a report of an individual hearing voices in the attic. A referral was made to a mental health worker.
May 12 – a residence in Sioux Valley for a report of a disturbance. Subsequent to investigation it was determined that a 40-year-old male also uttered threats to stab the caller. He was arrested and released on a future Court date on the condition that he have no contact with the victim.
May 12 – Sioux Valley for a report of harassment. It’s alleged that a 49-year-old male has been going to the victim’s home and place of work. The investigation is ongoing.
May 13 – Virden for a report of an adult male who chased some teenagers with a crowbar. Once the teenagers fled, the male took one of their bicycles to his home. A 54-year-old male was arrested for theft and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. He was released on a future Court date with conditions that he have no contact with the victims.
May 14 – the RM of Ellice-Archie for a report of a Semi tractor fire. The vehicle had been parked for two weeks in a field. The investigation is ongoing.
May 15 – a residence in Sioux Valley for a report of a disturbance. Upon police arrival, a 30-year-old male was located outside of the residence. He was arrested and transported to the Virden detachment for the night as he was too intoxicated to care for himself.
May 16 - Rd 254 for a report of a vehicle fire in the RM of Wallace Woodworth. The driver was later located sitting in the ditch. He was transported to the hospital for assistance. The investigation is ongoing.
Nine traffic enforcement actions were undertaken during this reporting period.
Cpl. Kevin Bruce, Virden RCMP