During the week of Feb. 15 to Feb. 21, the Westman RCMP dealt with 56 police activities.
Feb. 16 – RCMP were dispatched to a report of witchcraft and spirits being sent by a neighbour. By the time police arrived, the situation resolved itself.
Feb. 16 – RCMP were dispatched to Sioux Valley for a report of a disturbance at a residence. Upon police attending, the intoxicated individual causing the disturbance had already left.
Feb. 17 – RCMP were dispatched to Oak Lake for a threats complaint. It was alleged that the coordinator for the pandemic call centre had received several threats, including threats to cause bodily harm by a resident of Oak Lake. The report was made for information purposes.
Feb. 18 – RCMP were dispatched to Sioux Valley for a report of an intoxicated person causing a disturbance inside a residence. Upon police arrival, the individual made his way to the security office. He was arrested and transported to the detachment, as he was too intoxicated to care for himself. He was released the following morning when sober.
Feb. 19 – RCMP were dispatched to Melita for a report of a stolen truck. The truck was running with the keys in it. The vehicle was later determined to be in Saskatchewan where the occupant(s) committed another break and enter. The vehicle was spotted near Regina and later recovered in a field. The matter is still under investigation as we continue to liaise with Saskatchewan RCMP.
Feb. 21- RCMP responded to a report of a domestic assault that occurred in the last week in the RM of Pipestone. The matter is still under investigation.
Three Covid compliance checks and 22 traffic enforcement actions were undertaken during this reporting period.
By Cpl. Kevin Bruce