The following is the RCMP report to July 24, 2018. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service.
- 2 traffic violations
- 2 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fire Prevention Act, Coroner's Act, 911 Act)
- 7 common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public)
- 1 crimes against persons
July 17, 2018
Police received a report of on-going harassing texts being received over a dispute about work that was done and the payment. Complainant was informed it was a civil matter and agreed to work things out through their lawyers.
Police received a report of an assault in the Municipality of Grassland resulting in charges being laid The investigation is ongoing. A request for further assistance under the Family Relations Act was dealt with.
July 18, 2018
Report of a theft from a home in Boissevain. Police attended and met with the complainant who wanted the items returned. The investigation is continuing.
Manitoba Hydro reports and break-in that their Boissevain Hydro yard. Nothing appears to be missing. Suspects went through the building, cut the lock and opened the gate.
Another break-in to Manitoba Hydro was reported at the Municipality of Grassland. The investigation is continuing.
A member was on patrol in Boissevain and attempted to stop a vehicle on Rae Street. The driver failed to pull over and stop for police and fled at a high rate of speed. A pursuit was not initiated as the identity of the driver was known to police. A Warrant for Arrest for Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act charges has been obtained and the investigation is continuing.
July 18, 2018
Killarney Detachment received a complaint under the Child Welfare Act. A parent is preventing the other parent from seeing their child as required by the child custody agreement. Police contacted the complainant and the matter has been worked out .
Killarney Detachment received a report of a driver being driven off the road by a semi-truck. No reported injuries however there was an infant in the vehicle. No medical attention was required. No damage was sustained to either vehicle. The drivers exchanged information and the driver of the semi was provided a ticket under the Highway Traffic Act.
July 19, 2018
Killarney Detachment received a report of theft of a car from a parking lot at a business.
July 20, 2018
Boissevain Detachment received a request from the Department of Families in Manitoba asking if a Member would look into a recently fired employee who was let go for watching and downloading and possibly viewing child porn. The RCMP Internet and Child Exploitation Unit has been contacted to assist. The matter is still under investigation.
Boissevain Detachment received a report of a dirty car with dirty unreadable plates driving into Boissevain from Brandon. Complainant thought the car had no brake lights. A Member was nearby and dispatched. Complainant called back explaining she saw brake lights and was sorry for the mistake. Police located the vehicle and completed traffic stop. Vehicle was very dirty, but the break lights did work. The driver was provided a verbal warning .
Call received at Boissevain detachment to report a Break and Enter at a residence. The homeowners were on vacation and upon their return they noticed cash was missing from their residence.
Boissevain Detachment received a report of a theft of gas at Co-op Gas Bar. The suspects purchased items inside the store but neglected to pay for their gas. Members attended the gas bar to obtain information and observe the video surveillance. Member asked employees to run the transactions to see what the suspect had bought to confirm that they did not pay for the fuel. When checking the receipts it came back that the people they complained about did in fact pay for the gas. Employees apologized for the mix up.
Killarney Detachment received a report of a fraud after the complainant gave her debit card information to someone who called about a camera that she was trying to return to Amazon. Complainant was told to buy $100.00 worth of iTunes cards, which was done and gave them the number off the back already. There was a charge of $135.00 on complainant's debit card as well. Reported to CIBC and they will look after the debit card.
July 20, 2018
Killarney Detachment received a 911 call of an ATV rollover near Baldur. Police and EMS attended and located a male driving a an ATV with two female passengers. No injuries were reported. The male exhibited signs of impairment by alcohol and was provided a roadside screening test which he failed and was subsequently arrested for Impaired Driving. The male was brought to the Killarney Detachment for breath testing and blew 100 mgs and 80 mgs. The ATV was seized for 30 days. The driver was provided with an initial drivers licence suspension of 72 hours and tickets under the Off Road Vehicles Act. The matter is still under investigation and further charges may be pending.
July 22, 2018
Boissevain Detachment were called to assist Canadian Border Agency at the Highway 10 border crossing as they had one male in custody for possession of drugs. Police attended and the suspect was already in custody by CBSA agents. Checks on the vehicle the male was driving revealed it was stolen from Swift Current, SK. The male was arrested for Possession of Property Obtained By Crime Over $5000, Possession of Break-In Instruments and Possession of Methamphetamine and Marihuana. The male was remanded in custody to Brandon Correctional Centre.
Killarney Detachment received a complaint from a person who received an email stating that they had her passwords and have looked on her computer and know that she has been accessing porn videos. Complainant hung up and called Apple today and they assured her that no one could access her devices without the device.
July 23, 2018
Killarney Detachment received a 911 transfer of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 23. The complainant reported her daughter was driving from Minto to Ninette and swerved to miss a deer. The vehicle rolled several times and was in the ditch. The driver was taken to the Killarney Hospital for assessment. Police attended the scene and located the vehicle. No major injuries were sustained to the driver and she was taken to Brandon Hospital for precautionary measures. Alcohol is not considered a factor in the rollover. The driver was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident. No charges were laid.
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 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.
The Deloraine RCMP business hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday are 8:30 to 3:00 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.
Boissevain RCMP will be open Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.