The following is the RCMP report to October 17, 2023. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service.
- 27 traffic violations
- 8 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fire Prevention Act, Coroner's Act, 911 Act)
- 8 common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public)
- 14 crimes against property
- 2 other criminal code
- 7 crimes against persons
- 1 impaired investigation
- 1 traffic accidents
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:
Just a reminder that RCMP DO NOT do child abuse and adult abuse registry checks. RCMP is responsible for criminal record checks and vulnerable sector checks. You require a vulnerable sector check if you are in a position of trust. You must present to the detachment when applying for a vulnerable sector check.
Position of Trust means a paid or voluntary position dealing with vulnerable people. Vulnerable people may include children, youth, the elderly, people with physical, developmental, emotional, social, or other disabilities, people who are addicted or dependent on addictive substances, and people who have been the victim of a crime or an accident.
Applicants who require a Vulnerable Sector Check from their organization must present themselves in person and provide written consent in order for the checks to be conducted.
Proper identification must be produced and recorded on the application: a government issued photo identification for the Primary Document, and a secondary document which verifies the Primary identification.
YOUTH CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS
Criminal record checks cannot be done on youth unless working in Government. It has been established that non-provincially or municipally run summer camps and pools, public/private schools including colleges/universities are not government employers.
October 3, 2023
Police received a report of a fraud in Belmont. The matter is being investigated.
October 4, 2023
Police received a report of a break and enter to a shop in the Brenda-Waskada area. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
October 5, 2023
Police received a report of identity fraud in Hartney. The victim was given information on the matter.
Police received a report of a stolen bicycle in Boissevain. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
Police received a report of uttering threats in Ninette. The matter did not meet the requirements of the criminal code.
October 6, 2023
Police received a report of a possible fraud in Killarney involving cryptocurrency. Police were unable to determine if this cryptocurrency exchange is fraudulent or not. Advised to speak with a lawyer and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
October 7, 2023
Police received a report of driving at a high rate of speed in Killarney. The registered owner was given a verbal warning.
Police received a report of mischief in Killarney. All subjects were gone on police arrival.
October 8, 2023
Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Cartwright.
Police received a report of a suspended driver in Hartney driving regularly. More patrols will be made in the area.
October 9, 2023
Police received a report of theft from a truck that was on Highway 253 overnight. Suspects stolen two items from the truck worth approximately $6,400.00. No witnesses. The matter is under investigation.
October 10, 2023
Police received a report of uttering threats in Waskada. The matter is under investigation.
Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Boissevain.
October 11, 2023
RCMP were dispatched to a 2-vehicle accident on Highway 18 when a vehicle hit another vehicle while it was attempting to make a left turn. Police attended and both drivers were taken to hospital for observation.
Police were dispatched to a well-being check in Killarney. Everyone located safe.
October 12, 2023
Police received a report of a fraud in Glenora. A caller claiming to be with visa said the account was jeopardized and had unauthorized charges on it. The complainant was told to buy gift cards and sent them to the scammer. The complainant tried calling the gift card company but it was too late the cards were cashed.
Police received a report of youth shooting air soft guns at houses in Killarney. Police spoke with the kids about firearm safety.
Police received a report of a vehicle on highway 3 that fail to yield ambulance. The matter is being investigated.
Police received an anonymous call regarding a male driving without a license in Ninette. Police ran the vehicle and it was registered and the driver license was valid.
October 13, 2023
Police were dispatched at 3:50 a.m. for a disturbance at a residence in Boissevain. The complainant reported her ex-boyfriend was trying to kick in the doors and broke a window, was threatening to kill the complainant and was wielding a knife while attempting to come into the bedroom. The suspect was under influence of drugs. Police attended and spoke with complainant and patrols were conducted and police unable to locate the suspect at that time. Later that morning, police were called back to the same residence for a 911 hang up. The suspect was located. He was arrested and lodged. The male was charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, uttering threats and mischief under $5000.00 He was later released on an undertaking and will appear in court at a later date.
Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Boissevain.
Police received a report of a dangerous driver on highway 253 and highway 18 going southbound. The complainant stated that a dark grey four door Chevy 1/4 pickup truck sped past them on highway 253 and did not stop at the stop sign and made a left turn onto highway 18 going southbound. Police advised the complainant they were unable to attend at the moment due to another priority calls for service but will have it documented and attempts can be made to patrol around town to look for concerning driving behavior.
Police received a report of uttering threats in Killarney. The subject of compliant was warned for their behavior.
Police received a report of single vehicle roll over on highway 21. Police, fire ambulance attended. Vehicle driver was uninjured, no other vehicles involved.
Police received a report of mischief in the RM of Argyle. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
October 14, 2023
Police received a report of an assault in the Killarney-Turtle Mountain area. The matter was unfounded.
October 15, 2023
Police received a report of an anhydrous ammonia leak. Leak was contained. No injuries.
Police received a report of a suspicious person sleeping in a car just north of Deloraine. Police attended and spoke to the man in the car. A male had been working nights in Deloraine, and needed to sleep.
October 16, 2023
Police received a report of a combine and semi that were left in a field in the Cartwright-Roblin area Saturday night and someone went into both vehicles and set off and stole the fire extinguishers in both. Suspects left behind some evidence and the matter is under investigation.
Reminder: It is important to report ALL thefts, stolen or lost property to police in a timely fashion so that it can be followed up on by police.
If you have any information about these crimes or any other crimes, please contact the RCMP Office or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Police continue to remind residents to never provide personal information such as birth dates, SIN numbers, credit card numbers, or e-mail address to parties you do not know. If you feel that you have been contacted by a fraudulent source, please contact police or Canadian AntiFraud Center immediately for further instructions on what you can do. Canadian Antifraud Centre can be reached directly at 1-888-495-8501, however also report same to the local detachment.
We would like to advise that the business hours of operation at the Killarney Detachment are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Boissevain Detachment business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
RCMP WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE PUBLIC TO USE THE POLICE EMERGENCY LINE FOR YOUR LOCAL OFFICE (204) 523-7255 or 911. The administration line may not be checked until the following day or possibly the Monday following a weekend. Members may be in another community or on the road.
DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE IF YOU REQUIRE IMMEDIATE POLICE ASSISTANCE, YOU MUST DIAL 204-523-7255 (Killarney), 204-534-7261 (Boissevain), 204-747-2575 (Deloraine) OR 911 TO HAVE A POLICE OFFICER RESPOND TO YOU. This will dispatch an officer without dispatching ambulance and fire unless required.