During the week of March 29 to April 4, Westman RCMP dealt with 88 police activities including the following dispatches:
March 29 – a residence in Sioux Valley for a report of an intoxicated person causing a disturbance. Upon police arrival, the female had already departed the residence. She was later located at her own home, intoxicated with children present. Child family services was contacted.
March 29 – received a report from Child and Family Services who reported a possible child abuse incident that occurred in the RM of Ellice-Archie. The investigation is ongoing.
March 29 – Sioux Valley to keep the peace while a resident was served with an eviction notice by the housing authority. The resident was not happy, however no offence occurred.
March 30 – Hwy 1 in the RM of Sifton for a report of a semi-trailer blocking a lane. Police activated emergency equipment to warn motorists of the upcoming hazard until a tow truck could move the trailer.
March 31 – Sioux Valley for a report of an assault at a residence. It is alleged that a 38-year-old male was assaulted by three people while he was sleeping. One of the individuals was said to have used an axe. The investigation is ongoing.
April 1 – an oil spill behind the Petro-Canada in Virden. Footage showed a red Ford truck and a black Chevrolet pulled a used oil bin that created the spill.
April 1 – the Co-op in Melita, a male allegedly walked in and pulled out a hunting knife. There was also information that the male was carrying a hand gun. A 33-year-old male was safely taken into custody. He was later released on a future Court Date. The investigation is ongoing.
April 1 – Sioux Valley for a report of a missing female. She was located by police later that same evening.
April 1 – Elkhorn for a report of an ex-tenant threatening to assault his landlord. The investigation is ongoing.
April 2 – Hwy 1 in the RM of Sifton for a report of a deer carcass on the highway, which was removed.
April 2 – a residence in Sioux Valley for a report that $387 was stolen from a purse. The investigation is ongoing.
April 2 – Sioux Valley for a report that an intoxicated neighbour showed up and wanted to fight people. The intoxicated person departed prior to police arrival. The complainant did not request any further action, and did not co-operate with any further police investigation.
April 2 – Sioux Valley for a report of an attempted overdose. A 50-year-old female was transported to the Brandon Hospital via EMS for medical treatment.
April 2 – Sioux Valley for a report of an intoxicated female trying to fight people outside a residence. The female was too intoxicated to care for herself and attempts to find her a place to stay were unsuccessful. She was therefore arrested and transported to the Virden detachment and released the following morning when sober.
April 2 – Sioux Valley for a report of an assault. The victim had a cut on his forehead and required medical treatment. The accused (28-year-old male) ran from the scene into a tree line and was later located and arrested at a residence. He was released on a future Court date.
April 3 – Melita for a report of a female threatening self-harm. She was brought to the hospital where she received further assistance.
April 3 – a collision on Hwy 2 in the RM of Pipestone. Subsequent to investigation, it was determined that the 34-year-old driver was intoxicated. He was arrested and transported to the Virden detachment where he provided two samples of 200mg/100 ml. He was released on a future Court date and is facing impaired driving charges.
April 3 – Melita for a report of two teenage boys repeatedly knocking on the door at a residence. Attempts are currently being made to identify the two teens.
April 4 – Virden for a report of an individual who was in possible breach of his No Contact order. The investigation is ongoing.
April 4 – Sioux Valley for a call from an intoxicated female who was reporting that she was drinking at a friend’s house and that she was no longer wanted there. She was issued a warning for misuse of 911.
April 4 – Sioux Valley for a report of an intoxicated male threatening to kill himself. He was located and arrested under the Mental Health ACT. Once cleared by a doctor he was lodged at the Virden detachment as he was too intoxicated to care for himself. He was released when sober, and was provided contact information for mobile crisis.
Six Covid compliance checks, two wellbeing checks and 22 traffic enforcement actions were undertaken during this reporting period.
Submitted by Cpl. Kevin Bruce