Blue Hills RCMP report
The following is an RCMP Report from March 29-April 1st. The RCMP responded to the following Calls for service: 11 Traffic violations; 4 Provincial statutes (mental health, fire prevention, coroner’s and 911 act; 5 Common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public); 4 Crimes against property; 3 Crimes against persons; 1 Other criminal codes.
∙Fuel was stolen from a golf course in RM Cornwallis. Police are investigating the situation.
∙A break and enter was reported in Wellwood. The RCMP is investigating the matter.
∙A speeder was reported to the RCMP. But the police were unable to locate the vehicle. Neighbouring detachments were notified of the vehicles description.
∙A person used the Mail service to try and fraud another individual out of money. The sender was from another country. Police are looking into the matter.
∙Forrest elementary school had an alarm triggered, but was cancelled before police could respond.
∙A driver from North Dakota ran out of gas on highway 2 in RM Oakland-Wawanesa. Police assisted with calling a tow truck and giving the driver a ride to Brandon. On the trip to Brandon the driver disclosed to the officer that they did not cross the border into Canada through a port of entry. The officer was then obligated to notify the Canadian border services, charge the individual with the customs act of failing to report and then drive the individual to the closest point of entry in Boissevain.
∙A damaged vehicle was reported stolen to police in RM Oakland-Wawanesa.
∙Groceries were stolen out of a car in Souris. This matter is under investigation.
∙2 tickets were handed out to a dirt bike driver, who was caught tailgating, driving dangerously and driving an unregistered off road vehicle.
∙An impaired driver was reported to the Blue Hills RCMP, police attempted to apprehend the vehicle in question, but sadly it could not be located.
∙An individual was arrested for assault in the RM of Cornwallis. The same individual was then charged with failing to comply with the conditions they had just received when they were arrested.
∙Police were notified by 911 of an erratic driver on highway 10 in RM Oakland-Wawanesa.
∙Blue Hills RCMP were called out to a civil dispute in the RM of Cornwallis. Police assisted with the situation.
∙Police were dispatched to two mental health act calls.
∙A vehicle hit a cow on highway 5 in RM North Cypress-Langford. No injuries were reported, and the driver was given a lift home.
∙A truck carring goods for a business lost some of it’s load on Highway 2 between Pipestone and Souris. The company cleaned up all the debris on the road.
∙A break and enter was reported to a horse trailer in RM Oakland-Wawanesa. This matter is under investigation.
∙Another break and enter was reported in RM North Cypress-Langford. This matter is also under investigation.
∙And lastly this week a speeder was charged on road 250 in RM of Whitehead.
Blue Hills RCMP wish you a safe, crime free week and Please drink responsibly, we do not wish to meet you under those circumstances.
A reminder to residents to never provide personal information, such as birth dates, SIN numbers, credit card numbers, or e-mail addresses to parties you do not know. If you feel you have been contacted by a fraudulent source, please contact the Anti Fraud line at 1-888-495-8501.
Criminal record checks and Vulnerable searches will require a 2-week span to complete. It may take longer if you are required to have fingerprints done.
Criminal Record checks have a fee of $10.00 cash, as well as, Vulnerable searches. The Vulnerable search fee can be waived with a letter from the organization stating your volunteer status.
Both searches require 2 pieces of valid government ID. One must contain a photo.
If you have any information about the above crimes, or any other crimes, please contact your local RCMP, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, the Secure Tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.comor TEXT: "TIPMAN" plus your message to CRIMES (274637).