Blue Hills RCMP Report

The following is an RCMP Report from July 8th- July15. The RCMP responded to the following Calls for service: 27 Traffic violations; 4 Provincial statutes (mental health, fire prevention, coroner’s and 911 act); 14 Common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public); 11 Crimes against property; 9 Crimes against persons; 12 Other criminal codes.

July 8

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∙A Manitoba Hydro truck was relieved of it’s fuel overnight. Blue Hills RCMP are investigating the situation.

∙An individual from Wawanesa was reported missing.  Police sent out notifications and conducted patrols. The individual was located in Winnipeg with no injuries after an impromptu bike ride to the city.

∙A vehicle was reported swerving and may have a possible impaired driver.  Other RCMP detachments were notified of the vehicle as Blue Hills RCMP were unable to locate the vehicle.  The vehicle was located in another area.  The driver was checked for impairment or illness, non was found.

∙A residence was broken into in Wawanesa.  Police are investigating.

∙A driver was reported as driving erratically in Wawanesa.  Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

∙A suspicious person in Carberry, was reported to the RCMP. Police located the individual and advised them on avenues they can reach out to for assistance.

∙A speeder was caught on Highway 1 in RM North Cypress – Langford.

∙A lock was broken and a Monster 5 men’s Mountain bike was stolen out of Souris.  Police are investigating the matter.

July 9

∙A teen minor was reported missing from the Oakland-Wawanesa area.  The minor was located later at an acquaintance’s residence in Brandon, uninjured and safe. They were returned to their worried family, by Blue Hills RCMP.

∙A rock was thrown through a window in Souris.  Police are investigating.

∙A warning ticket was issued for an individual driving with out using turning singles when required.

∙The RCMP assisted with a civil issue in the RM of Cornwallis.

∙Police were notified of a fraudulent claim to a Carberry Citizen.

∙There was a outbuilding theft on a farm in RN North Cypress- Langford.  Police are investigating the matter.

July 10

∙The Blue Hills RCMP assisted an individual who reported an assault in Souris.

∙Police assisted a caller with a harassment in the work place issue.

∙The RCMP was contacted about aggressive dogs in their neighbourhood. Police followed up with the caller.

∙A Gas line in Souris was hit by construction company while excavating. Police, Fire and EMS were on scene while the gas company was correcting the issue. Fire evacuated near by businesses for precaution.

∙Blue Hills RCMP assisted in a mental health act call.

∙Police were notified of a suspected trespasser on private property. 

July 12

∙A bear took a stroll on a deck, in the RM of North Cypress- Langford. No one was injured and conservation was contacted.  Conservation scared the bear away from the location and set traps to relocate the bear once it is safely contained.

∙A truck driver observed a large cobra snake at the side of the road as the semi was passing on highway 1, and called the Blue Hills RCMP to remove it.  The RCMP were unable to locate the snake

∙A suspicious vehicle was observed in Wawanesa.  The vehicle was located and occupants were checked by police. Nothing suspicious was reported.

∙An erratic semi driver carrying a wide load was reported to Police.  The RCMP, were unable to locate the vehicle.

∙Police assisted in a civil issue.

∙The Blue Hills RCMP, conducted a well being check on an individual in Souris.  The subject was located safe and uninjured.

July 13

∙A truck was stolen in the night in the RM of ELTON.  The truck was later located by RCMP in another district.

∙A suspicious person was reported in Beresford, police responded and located an individual inside a vehicle that was partly in a ditch on a gravel road.  The occupant was arrested for theft by Blue Hills RCMP

∙An ATV side by side went missing, but was later located by the owner on it’s side and missing it’s wheels.  Police are investigating the situation.

∙Another ATV was stolen in the RM of Cornwallis.  Police are also investigating this matter.

∙Fraud was reported to the RCMP, that indicated it initiated, with a hacked facebook account.  The victim transferred funds through ITunes cards and money transfers to the US.

∙Police responded to a single vehicle collision in RM Oaklwand- Wawanesa.

∙The Blue Hills RCMP assisted a caller with an assault report.  The police arrested an individual in the RM of Elton.

∙A Break and Enter occurred in Souris.  Police are investigating the matter.

July 13

∙A suspicious person was reported to police in Carberry.

∙The RCMP responded to a residential alarm in RM North Cypress – Langford. No evidence of a break in or mischief was found.

∙Police advised and assisted with an assault complaint in Shilo.

∙The Blue Hills RCMP warned a driver for not slowing down when passing an emergency vehicle with lights engaged in Highway 1.

∙Police arrested an individual for impairment on Highway 1.

July 14

∙The Blue Hills RCMP, were advised of a suspicious person in the RM of Cornwallis.

∙Police assisted an individual in a civil issue in Wellwood.

July 15

∙Police were notified of a frightened bicyclist on highway 1.  The cyclist heard some growling in the woods.

∙A vehicle VS moose collision occurred in Oakland-Wawanesa.  No injuries were reported.

∙A unlocked vehicle in Carberry was rummaged through on private property.  Police are reviewing available video footage of the incident.

∙A bike was reported stolen in the RM of whitehead.  Police recognized it from an earlier examination of possessions in an arrested individual’s vehicle.

∙A crop plane has accidently sprayed a moving vehicle on road 464 in the RM Of North Cypress- Langford.

∙Train tracks in RM North Cypress- Langford were covered in a heard of cattle.  The train was having a difficult time trying to get by, and asked for police assistance.

∙Police assisted with a MHA call.

∙Blue Hills RCMP assisted another agency with a wellness check.

∙RCMP assisted with 2 separate civil issues.

∙House keys were lost in Souris over the weekend.  If anyone finds 2 keys on a carabineer with a red Swiss army knife, please stop by the Souris detachment to drop them off.  Thank-you.

∙3 Speeding tickets were issued in the evening of the 15th. One on highway 10 & 25 in RM ELTON. Another was issued on highway 2 in RM Oakland-Wawanesa.

That is, it for this week.

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

Have a wonderful week.

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