The following is an RCMP Report from May 7th - May 13th . The RCMP responded to the following Calls for service: 16 Traffic violations; 4 Provincial statutes (mental health, fire prevention, coroner’s and 911 act); 19 Common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public); 7 Crimes against property; 3 Crimes against persons; 2 Other criminal codes.
On May 7, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. a Souris resident reported that on Sunday morning, May 5, 2019 their residence on 6th avenue east had been broken into between 07:00 a.m. and 09:00 a.m. and at least 12 rings were stolen from a bedroom. The rings are gold and silver with various stone combinations. The rings are valued at over $5,000. The matter is under investigation.
Anyone with information on this matter or know of anyone attempting to pawn rings are encouraged to contact Blue Hills RCMP - Souris Detachment at 204-483-2854. If you wish to remain Anonymous call: Manitoba Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or SUBMIT: a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com. If your information leads to an arrest or charge you may be eligible for a cash award of up to $2000.00
∙A RM of Cornwallis resident called stating they are receiving threats. Police are investigating the matter.
∙Blue Hills RCMP, advised a caller in RM Cornwallis on a personal matter.
∙A suspicious person walking around Souris in a grey hoodie and grey pants taking photos of lawns was reported to police. Patrols in the area of the complaint did not locate the suspect.
∙An erratic driver was reported on Highway 1 in the RM of Whitehead.
∙The RCMP responded to an Mental Health Act call, in RM North Cypress Langford.
∙A speeder was charged in RM North Cypress – Langford.
∙A vehicle hit a deer and got totalled in RM of Whitehead, no injuries were reported.
∙Another vehicle in the RM of Elton collided with a cow. The car was also a write off, but no injuries were reported.
∙2 Skateboarders were reported in the road, looking for a ride, and obstructing traffic on highway 5, through dispatch. Police attended the scene, but the Skateboarders were no longer in the area.
∙An accident was caused by a large pothole in the RM Souris- Glenwood. No injuries were reported to the RCMP.
∙The RM of Whitehead had a cell tower and near by sheds broken into. Blue Hills RCMP are investigating.
∙A mini motor pocket bike was stolen from a residence back yard in Souris. It has a red and black body, no front fender, a black rear fender, gold front wheel posts, with silver and gold grips. Police are investigating the matter. Anyone with any information about the stolen bike please contact the Souris RCMP, or crime stoppers.
∙An erratic driver was reported on road 340 in the RM of Cornwallis, and another erratic driver was reported in the RM of Elton on highway 5. In both incidences, the RCMP could not locate the vehicle in question.
∙A Break and Enter was reported in a business in RM Cornwallis. Police are investigating the situation.
∙A suspicious person was spotted walking on highway 10. When the Blue Hills RCMP responded to the call the suspicious person was no where to be found.
∙Blue Hills RCMP responded to a residential alarm in the Rm of Whitehead. Police were on Route when the owner advised that they were not necessary.
∙A warning ticket was issued for speeding on Richmond Ave E, in Brandon.
∙Police conducted a wellbeing check on an individual in RM Cornwallis.
∙A suspected impaired driver was reported to dispatch on highways 2 & 10.
∙Blue Hills RCMP were notified of a suspicious person trying to obtain a ride to Oak Bank. Police located the individual and conducted checks. The checks revealed a warrant was issued for the person, and the individual was subsequently arrested and held in Brandon, awaiting court.
∙Police were notified of a civil issue in RM Cornwallis.
∙A suspicious person was reported to police in Carberry. Police attended, but could not locate the suspect.
∙Blue Hills RCMP were notified of a Break and Enter in North Cypress- Langford. Police are investigating the matter.
∙A cement bench at the west side of the Souris Swing bridge was dislodged and moved from the resting area. Police are investigating the situation.
∙Suspected impaired driver was reported to the Blue Hills RCMP in the RM pf Cornwallis. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
∙A minor was reported missing in Souris. Police were on route when the call was cancelled by the parent. The toddler was located by family members, unharmed and near by.
∙A wellbeing check was asked to be preformed on a caller’s relative that was driving though Manitoba. The vehicle and occupant were located.
∙835 dollar fine was issued to a speeder on highway 10 in RM Elton.
∙A suspected impaired driver in the RM of Oakland-Wawanesa was reported to the RCMP. Members were unable to locate the vehicle and neighbouring detachments were notified.
∙A noise complaint was issued at 2:30 a.m. in the Town of Souris. Police located the reason for the complaint and the party was asked to move in doors.
∙Erratic driver was reported through dispatch to police on highway 1. Police were unable to locate the vehicle in question.
∙A vehicle was reported driving with out a licence plate in Souris. Police responded and could not locate the unlicensed plated vehicle.
∙An erratic semi driver was reported on highway 1, losing some of it’s load on the road. Police attended the area and did not find debris or the suspected semi. It was later discovered the occurrence happened close to Winnipeg, so the RCMP near the occurrence area was contacted.
∙A bear was reported in a field by RM Cornwallis.
∙An erratic driver was reported on highway 1 cutting off vehicles on the road.
∙A semi was reported with a wobbly load. Police located the semi and inspected the vehicle while issuing a warning.
∙Illegal substance was located in a mailbox in the Town of Souris. Police have removed the substance and are investigating the situation.
∙The Blue Hills RCMP were notified of an erratic vehicle on Highway 1 and hour and a half after the incident. Police were unable to pursue the matter because of the time restraints and no licence plate was obtained.
∙Police were patrolling on road 457 in RM Cornwallis and observed an occupant in the vehicle ahead, was not buckled into their seat. A ticket was issued to the un seat belted person.
∙2 speeding tickets were issued on highway 2 in Souris-Glenwood.
∙A vehicle on highway 1 in Brandon did not obey a traffic signal and received a ticket.
∙A speeder was reported on highway 10, but police were unable to locate the vehicle.
∙The Blue Hills RCMP were notified of an alarm at a business in the RM of Elton. The owner cancelled the alarm as police were responding.
∙A truck with out a licence plate was reported to police in Souris, but Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
∙The RCMP assisted the Shilo Military Police in a matter.
∙Another vehicle was reported not having a licence plate in RM Elton, with a different description then the above vehicle.
∙573 dollar fine was issued for speeding in the RM of Elton.
∙A speeder was warned in Carberry.
∙Police assisted with a civil issue in RM Cornwallis.
∙A Break and Enter occurred in the RM of North Cypress- Langford. Police are investigating the matter.
∙Another Break and Enter was reported. This time in the RM of Whitehead. The break and Enter occurred some time ago and police are investigating the situation.
∙An Erratic driver was reported on highway 1.
∙A possible fire was reported in RM Whitehead to the Blue Hills RCMP. Police responded to the call and determined with the help of the property owner and permits, that it was a controlled burn.
∙The Blue Hills RCMP, assisted a Souris resident with a civil matter.
∙A call was placed to 911 about an intoxicated individual urinating on private property and stumbling about. Police responded to the call and located the suspect. The individual was arrested and lodged until they were sober and could be released.
∙A suspicious vehicle was spotted in Carberry and reported to the RCMP. Police made patrols, but they were unable to locate the vehicle in question.
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, or the Secure Tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
Have a wonderful week.