Westman RCMP Report

Week of July 15 - 22

During the week of July 15 to 22, 2019 the Westman RCMP dealt with 95 police activities.

July 17 - A resident of Virden reported that he had received a suspicious email from Canada Revenue Agency requesting that he click on a link within the email and provide personal information for a cash refund. The email was determined to be a scam and residents are reminded to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activities to the RCMP.

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July 18 - Two drivers were stopped in Sioux Valley and found to be driving unregistered vehicles.

July 18 - A driver was stopped on Highway #1 in the RM of Sifton and found to be impaired by alcohol. The 62-year-old male from Regina, Sask. provided two samples of breath that were more than two times the legal blood alcohol limit to drive. He has been charged and will appear in Virden court on Aug. 9.

July 19-21 - Westman RCMP responded to six reports of assault over three days at Sioux Valley Dakota Nation.

July 20 - Westman RCMP responded to a report of mischief on Ashburton Street in Virden.  An individual attempted to open the door of an unoccupied locked vehicle. There was no damage and nothing taken. The individual left the area prior to police patrols.

July 21 - A vehicle was stopped in the RM of Two Borders and the driver was found to be disqualified from driving.

July 21 - A 50-year-old man was arrested for impaired driving in Sioux Valley. The driver later refused to provide breath samples and is facing charges of driving while impaired and refusing to provide breath samples.

July 21 - A 30-year-old man was stopped at a check-stop in Sioux Valley and found to be in possession of pepper spray and other weapons as well as a small quantity of drugs. 

July 19-23 - Two break and enters occurred at a business on Sixth Ave. in Virden. Items reported stolen include new tools, camping, hunting and automotive equipment.

July 22 - RCMP responded to a report that a vehicle was involved in a collision with a deer on Highway 3 in the RM of Two Borders.


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