RCMP discover stolen vehicles, intervene in self-harm

During the week of Feb. 22 – Feb. 28, Westman RCMP dealt with 56 police activities. Members were dispatched to the following calls:


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Feb. 24 – to the RM of Pipestone for a report of a mischief that occurred at the hydro sub station. There was damage to the gate and barbed wire was cut. The investigation is ongoing.

Feb. 24 – RCMP conducted a curfew check at a residence in Sioux Valley. Subsequent to investigation it was determined that a 33-year-old male was in breach of his Court imposed curfew. A warrant for his arrest has since been issued.

Feb. 24 – to a residence in Sioux Valley for a report of a disturbance. It was determined that an intoxicated female inside the residence made a comment about committing self-harm, and kept trying to reach for a knife. The female was arrested and transported to the Virden detachment as she was too intoxicated to care for herself. She received assistance from mobile crisis the following morning prior to being released.

Feb. 25 – to a residence in Sioux Valley for a report of a disturbance. Upon police arrival the intoxicated male causing the disturbance had left the residence. Patrols were made of the area in an attempt to locate him. The individual was not located, it is suspected the individual was avoiding police due several warrants for his arrest.

Feb. 25 – to the RM of Wallace-Woodworth for a report of two individuals who tried to sell a stolen vehicle. The individuals got spooked and left the vehicle on the grid road. The vehicle was recovered, the investigation continues.

Feb. 25 – to Reston for a vehicle theft. A 2014 Grey Dodge Journey was stolen, the vehicle is still outstanding and the matter remains under investigation.

Feb. 25 – to Sioux Valley for a report of an individual who shot at his neighbour with his rifle. Subsequent to investigation it was determined that no one was shot at with a rifle.

Feb. 27 – to Sioux Valley for a report of a female who attempted to commit self-harm. She was transported to the hospital to receive further assistance from medical personnel.

Four COVID compliance checks and six traffic enforcement actions were undertaken during this reporting period.

Cpl. Kevin Bruce, Virden RCMP

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