The following is the RCMP report to February 19, 2019. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service.

- 1 traffic violations

- 8 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fire Prevention Act, Coroner's Act, 911 Act)

- 2 common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public)

- 6 crimes against property

- 1 crimes against persons

- 1 impaired

- 1 traffic accidents

Criminal Record Checks and Vulnerable Sector Searches: Our goal (Killarney, Boissevain & Deloraine) is to complete these checks in a timely manner, however please plan ahead as they can take up to 3 weeks to complete. People are reminded they themselves can only request and pick up their own checks and are asked to bring two pieces of identification, one photo.

February 12, 2019

Police received a report of mischief to a vehicle in Killarney. The complainant refused to make a statement.

February 13, 2019

Police received a report of a theft in Waskada. The matter is under investigation.

Police received a report of an abandoned vehicle in a parking lot in Boissevain. The owner was contacted and asked to move the vehicle.

Police received a report of harassing phone calls in Baldur. The matter is under investigation.

February 14, 2019

Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Boissevain.

February 15, 2019

Police received a tip of impaired driving in Hartney. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.

Police received a report of a scam in Killarney when the complainant received a text asking some questions for a grant. Personal information was released and the matter is under investigation.

Police received a report of an email received in the Grassland area from Bill Gates stating he wanted to gift him 5 million dollars. The complainant was informed it was a scam and advised not to give out any personal information.

February 16, 2019

Police received a report a red skidoo was driving on the ditch by a person that seemed to be under 12 years old, wearing a white helmet and brown suit. Then the skidoo came onto the road and was driving heading east. Police explained to the complainant that the skidoo can use the road momentarily if they can’t proceed in the ditch to get to the trail, as long as road rules are being followed. Police patrolled the area but did not find the skidoo.

Police received a report of an abandoned dog and dead cats on a property in the Killarney-Turtle Mountain area. The dog was taken by an animal protection officer to be cared for. The matter is still under investigation.

February 17, 2019

Police received a report of a disturbance at the Ninette Hotel Bar. A group of unknown males broke a table in the bar. Police attended and all involved had already left. Police reviewed the video and observed three males dancing on a bar table causing it to break. One male was identified. This male contacted the complainant the next day and will pay for damaged table. The owner requests no further police action and is satisfied with his agreement.

Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Hartney.

If you have any information about these crimes or any other crimes, please contact the RCMP Office or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Reminders:

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 Phone Busters Fraud Center immediately for further instructions on what you can do. Phone Busters can be reached directly at 1-888-495-8501, however also report same to the local detachment.

Child Abuse Registry checks are NOT done through the RCMP. Please call 1-800-282-8069 for any information on the Child Abuse Registry. Criminal Record Checks and Vulnerable Sector Searches: Our goal is to complete these checks in a timely manner, however please plan ahead as they can take up to 3 weeks to complete. People are reminded they themselves can only request and pick up their own checks and are asked to bring two pieces of identification, one photo.

Please also remember that Criminal Checks and Vulnerable Sector Searches for volunteers must provide a letter from the organization stating their volunteer status or there will be a $10.00 fee.

Criminal Record Checks for employment are $10.00 each.

Police would like to remind the public that if anyone requires fingerprinting services, they must make an appointment at the Killarney RCMP detachment. Drop-ins cannot be accommodated.

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 RCMP will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Deloraine RCMP business hours are Tuesday and Thursday are 8:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The general public is encouraged to attend during those hours to ensure someone will be here. It is also recommended to call ahead, however, in the event of an emergency, call 911 or the emergency line.

RCMP WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE PUBLIC THAT AFTER HOURS AND ON WEEKENDS TO USE THE POLICE EMERGENCY LINE FOR YOUR LOCAL OFFICE 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 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 YOUR CALL.

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