The following is the RCMP report to September 19, 2023. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service.
- 20 traffic violations
- 8 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fire Prevention Act, Coroner's Act, 911 Act)
- 20 common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public)
- 18 crimes against property
- 5 other criminal code
- 8 crimes against persons
- 2 impaired investigation
- 6 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.
September 5, 2023
Police received a report of a male being unlawfully in a dwelling in the RM of Prairie Lakes. The matter was unfounded.
September 6, 2023
Police received a report of mischief in Killarney. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
RCMP received a call for someone unlawfully at large near Boissevain. Police located the female who was arrested on a warrant. She was released on an appearance notice.
Police received a report of credit card fraud in Killarney. The matter is under investigation.
Police received a report of cheque fraud in Killarney. The matter is being investigated.
Police received a report of theft in Killarney. The matter is still under investigation.
Police received a report of uttering threats in Killarney. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
Police received a 911 call wanting police to do a well-being check on a male in Boissevain. Police located the male safe.
Police were dispatched through 911 to a disturbance in Goodlands. One male was located, arrested and lodged in cells until sober. Homeowner did not want charges.
RCMP were advised of a possible stolen truck from Goodlands. Police located the truck and arrested two males. Both males were lodged until sober and released on undertakings the following day.
September 7, 2023
Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Baldur.
Police received a report of semi's not slowing down when going through Elgin. More patrols will be done in the area.
September 8, 2023
Police received a report of an assault with a weapon in the Cartwright-Roblin area. The victim declined to proceed.
Police received a report of personating a peace officer in Boissevain when a resident received a phone call regarding a fraud and the caller wanted to know if they had new credit card information. No information was released and there was insufficient evidence to proceed.
Police received a report of an assault in Killarney when an injured male showed up at a resident's door with blood all over his face, advising that two men came into the house and assaulted another person inside the residence. Police attended and located the injured male and stated that two unknown males pushed in the residence and came in and punched him in the face several times and injured a female. Eventually the female answered the door and stated that two males entered the home and assaulted them. The matter is being investigated.
Police received a report of a plane flying over the RM of Prairie Lakes area and it was causing problems for farm animals. The number for NAV Canada customer service was provided.
Police received a report of an abandoned vehicle on highway 21. Police attended and determined the vehicle was stolen from out of province. The vehicle was towed and being processed for evidence. The investigation is ongoing.
September 11, 2023
Police received a report of a suspicious person in Boissevain. The matter was investigated and resolved.
Police received another report of a suspicious person in Boissevain. There was no one there when police attended.
Police received a report of loud music on Laurier Avenue in Killarney. Police attended and spoke to the homeowner who turned off music and apologized. The complaint was received before the by-law would have been in effect.
September 12, 2023
Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle, flashing headlights in some cameras in Boissevain. The caller thinks someone was trying to break into the house or the business next door. Police made patrols and nothing was located.
September 13, 2023
Anonymous tip received of an ongoing impaired driver in Waskada. The matter is under investigation.
Police were dispatched to a collision on highway 3. Minor injuries were sustained, and one driver was issued a ticket for failing to yield the right of way when turning left.
Police received a 911 call to report an unknown male driving a side by side in the town of Deloraine. No plate obtained. Police were near Deloraine at the time of the call and made some patrols but did not locate a side by side.
Police received a 911 call of a disturbance in Hartney. An intoxicated female was yelling at people and was asked to leave 3 times but was still on the property. Police attended and the female was gone. The complainant was advised to call back if she returned.
RCMP received call for an animal complainant in Pleasant Valley area. The complainant reported cattle in the ditch grazing, not on the road. Not a police matter, matter for farmer/owner. Police unable to locate or contact any farmers in that area.
Police received a report of a female attending a residence on several occasions yelling and screaming at the homeowner and they wanted information on how to obtain a peace bond. The complainant was provided the court office phone number. The complainant was also advised that if it happens again, she can phone the police with a disturbance in progress.
September 14, 2023
Police received a report of an assault in Killarney. The matter was unfounded.
Police received a report of a series of lights in the sky, 21 in total for 3 minutes, then disappeared over Goodlands Customs. Police contacted the complainant and advised the sightings were Starlink satellites.
September 15, 2023
Police responded to a two-vehicle collision at an uncontrolled intersection in the Brenda-Waskada area. One driver sustained minor injuries.
Police received a 911 call of a disturbance in Ninette. A male was asked to leave multiple times but refused. Police responded and the male was gone.
While patrolling in Killarney, police hear screaming coming from a residence on Broadway Avenue in Killarney. An injured male was located, and ambulance was called as he wasn't making sense, and a head injury was suspected. The male was taken to hospital. Statements were taken and the matter is under investigation.
September 16, 2023
Police conducted a traffic stop at 5:30 a.m. in Killarney. The driver blew a fail on the roadside screening device and was given an Immediate Roadside Suspension for 90 days and a fine.
Police received a report of vandalism to election signs in Killarney.
Police received a report of uttering threats in Deloraine when there was information in a chat calling someone a bad person etc. Police advised that this was not utter threats under the criminal code and it was not against the law. The matter was unfounded.
RCMP received a report of an impaired driver on Highway 5. Anonymous caller reported a blue Toyota Camry, with a male driver was parked on the side of the road, appeared to be passed out. Driver then woke up and drove away, north on highway 5. Police were in the area and extensive patrols were conducted with negative results. Brandon RCMP advised they would be looking for the vehicle as well.
September 17, 2023
RCMP received a report for of a break and enter in Fairfax. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
Police assisted with a matter under the Family Relations Act in Ninette.
September 18, 2023
Police received a report of a theft from a boat in Ninette. The matter is being investigated.
Police received a report of a suspicious cow on the road on highway 5 in the RM of Argyle. Patrols were made and there was no sign of any rogue cow causing problems!!
Police received a report of harassing communications at Lake Metigoshe. The matter is under investigation.
Police received a report of fraud in Boissevain. The matter is being investigated.
September 19, 2023
Police received a report of mischief in Ninette. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
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.