Westman RCMP Report

Vandals, scammers, and theft, oh my

October 28 - RCMP received a report that a vehicle parked on 7th Avenue in Virden had been vandalized.

October 29 - RCMP received a report of a possible fraud in Virden. A citizen was receiving calls reporting that he had several warrants for his arrest and his information had been found in a stolen vehicle. The caller was requested to give his SIN Number, date of birth and other information. This was call was deemed to be a scam.

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October 29 - RCMP received a report that a vehicle parked on Wellington Street in Virden was vandalized overnight.

October 31 - RCMP responded to a semi rollover on Highway 1 approximately 10 kms East of Virden. It was reported that the driver tried to manoeuver around wildlife and hit the ditch causing the semi to roll on its side. There were no injuries sustained in the collision.

November 1 - RCMP were called to a business in Virden for a report that an unknown person stole items. The matter is still under investigation.

November 2 - RCMP responded to a report that a 34-year-old had been stabbed on Sioux Valley. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and the suspect, a 31-year-old, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault.

November 2 - RCMP were called to a report of a disturbance at a business in Elkhorn. Upon arriving, police located the subject of the complaint in his vehicle. The subject was intoxicated and refused a roadside screening device. He was subsequently arrested for failing to provide a breath sample and causing a disturbance.

November 3 - RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 21 near Sioux Valley. The vehicle was determined to be unregistered and as a result it was towed and the driver was issued a ticket.

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