The following is a partial RCMP Report from November 5 -11. The RCMP responded to the following Calls for service: 24 Traffic violations; 6 Provincial statutes (mental health, fire prevention, coroner’s and 911 act); 14 Common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public); 8 Crimes against property; 4 Crimes against persons; 3 Other criminal codes.
∙The Blue Hills RCMP received a report of an erratic driver on highway 1.
∙A dangerous driver was also reported on the TransCanada highway.
∙A suspicious person was reported on private property in Wawanesa.
∙A Green Outlander Quad was stolen from a property in the RM of Whitehead. Police are investigating.
∙A person was reported missing in the RM of Oakland-Wawanesa. The individual was located, safe and uninjured.
∙A vehicle was spotted driving dangerously around Victoria Park in Souris.
∙The RCMP responded to a Mental Heath Act call.
∙A traffic collision occurred in the RM of Whitehead, resulting in a roll over. Fire and EMS were also dispatched. No injuries were reported.
∙A trailer was stolen from a parking lot in Souris. Police are investigating.
∙The Blue Hills RCMP are investigating a fraud in Souris.
∙Police were made aware of a carless use of a firearm.
∙A driver was charged with driving an unregistered vehicle in the RM of Whitehead.
∙A break and enter occurred in Elgin. The police are investigating the matter.
∙A suspicious person was reported in Elgin. Police located and questioned the individual.
∙Police assisted with a Mental Health Act call.
∙An individual was a victim of fraud. The caller requested money, the end of a sin number and more. The caller stated they were an officer, gave a badge number then stated there was a warrant out for their arrest, because their sin number was used in crimes. Please do not five out any personal information. This is a scam. Please contact the anti fraud centre if you receive any sketchy calls asking for personal information. And remember to not give out any personal information over the phone.
∙Police assisted with a civil issue.
∙An individual thought they were purchasing items on a buy and sell. They e-transferred their payment, but never received the items. Police are investigating.
∙A traffic accident occurred on highway 2 in RM of Souris- Glenwood. The driver was transported to the nearest hospital by EMS.
∙Blue Hills RCMP assisted with a Mental Health Act call.
∙RCMP are assisting a Local business owner with Shoplifters in Souris.
∙Officers noticed a ditched vehicle on highway 1 and assisted the individuals. The occupants refused EMS attention for their injuries.
∙The RCMP was advised of a barn fire in Beresford. Fire and police were dispatched. Once at the scene it was observed that the fire had not reached the barn. With contacting the property owner, it was learned that a permitted controlled burn was in progress and the Fire as well as, Police stood down.
∙Police were notified of a break and enter in the RM of Whitehead. RCMP is investigating the matter.
∙A ditched vehicle was reported to the Blue Hills RCMP. No injuries were noted on the file.
∙A break and enter occurred in Souris. The Police are investigating.
∙Two erratic drivers were reported on highway 1. Both were unable to be located by police.
∙The RCMP assisted with a civil issue in Elgin. Police were also able to execute an outstanding warrant on one of the individuals involved with the civil matter.
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, and the Secure Tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com
Have a wonderful week.