The following is the RCMP Report from December 17 - .January 6. The RCMP responded to the following Calls for Service:
For December 17 – 23: 35 Traffic violations; 2 Provincial statutes (mental health, fire prevention, coroner’s and 911 act); 11 Common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public); 3 Crimes against property; 2 Crimes against persons; 4 Other criminal code.
∙2 Vehicles collided on highway 1. No injuries were reported. One Vehicle was not drivable and did not have a chance to exchange insurance before the drivable vehicle left the scene of the accident.
∙Blue Hills RCMP assisted with the removal of an unwanted guest at a residence in Wawanesa.
∙A semi ran through a stop sign in Wawanesa. The semi collided with a vehicle, sending the vehicle into the ditch where the airbags were deployed.
∙A speeder was reported on highway 1.
∙A vehicle hit a cow on highway 10. Police, Fire and EMS were at the scene. No injuries were reported.
∙An abandoned vehicle was reported in the RM of North Cypress – Langford. Checks on the vehicle revealed the car had been stolen from Brandon. Police had the vehicle towed so it could be checked by forensics for evidence.
∙RCMP assisted a business on conducting a wellbeing check on an employee. The employee was out of character and did not contact or show up for the workday. Police were able to ascertain that the employee has had contact with family and was not in danger or injured.
∙An erratic semi was called into the RCMP. The semi was traveling on highway 1 cutting off vehicles and speeding.
∙Another vehicle on highway one was reported in the day also driving erratically. This vehicle was swerving and speeding as well.
∙A semi on highway 1 could not remain on the highway. It kept moving into the shoulder and gravel.
December 20 ∙
∙RCMP received a call from a worried individual who believes their phone is being tracked.
∙RCMP assisted with a collision on highway 2 in the RM of Souris-Glenwood.
∙An erratic driver was reported on highway 1.
∙A resident in Souris had the misfortune to have their front window broken by an object.
∙A vehicle caught on fire while it was in motion on highway 1. A fellow motorist assisted the burning vehicles driver by contacting a tow truck. The RCMP and Fire attended the vehicle. Fire was able to put out the flames and no one was injured.
∙Blue Hills RCMP conducted a check Stop on highway 2 in Souris. Twelve vehicles were stopped and assessed.
∙ 2 speeders were charged in the RM of Whitehead as well.
∙2 Alarm calls were reported to the RCMP.
∙An erratic driver was reported on highway 1, but police were unable to locate the vehicle with patrols.
∙ Cows were loose in Souris. Thirty cows were located wandering on highway 2 causing a traffic hazard. Twenty more cows were observed on highway 320 at the same time. Police attended and with assistance they were able to corral the cattle to a citizens’ property to be looked after until the owner could be located.
∙An abandoned vehicle was reported on highway 1.
∙Batteries were stolen in Oakland-Wawanesa.
For December 24 - 30. The RCMP responded to the following Calls for service: 26 Traffic violations; 2 Provincial statutes (mental health, fire prevention, coroner’s and 911 act); 6 Common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public); 3 Crimes against property; 6 Crimes against persons; 5 Other criminal codes.
∙Police and the Westoba Credit Union staff in Souris were able to successfully convince an individual that they were in the process of being scammed by an imposter asking for payment before they received a prize they were reported to have “won.”
∙RCMP assisted with a Mental Health Act Call.
∙Blue Hills RCMP, were notified of an erratic driver on highway 1.
∙2 erratic drivers were reported. One was on highway 10, passing people at great speed and through double solids.
∙2 reports were issued to the RCMP about 2 suspicious people on highway 1 trying to flag down vehicles. Police conducted patrols to attempt in assisting the individuals.
∙Police were notified of 23 traffic issues in the Blue Hills area.
∙Blue Hills RCMP assisted with inspecting an animal call of loose cattle. The RCMP, were able to locate the cattle, and they were all safe in an enclosure at that time.
∙The RCMP received a report of a possible stolen vehicle in the RM of Souris- Glenwood.
∙A strange jeep was reported stuck on a property. They jeep was attempting to leave the private property but got stuck and tore up the property trying to leave.
∙RCMP were notified of a suspicious person on a property trying a garage door in the RM of Whitehead. Police made patrols and are investigating the situation.
∙A suspicious person was reported to the police walking in the ditch on highway 10. Police conducted patrols but were unable to locate the suspicious person.
∙Sensitive pictures were discovered on a minor’s electronic device. Police have seized the device and are investigating the situation.
∙5 erratic drivers were reported to Police.
∙An abandoned vehicle was also reported to the RCMP. The owners were contacted.
∙A noise complaint was reported to the RCMP, for load partying.
∙Blue Hills RCMP were dispatched to the RM of North Cypress-Langford. EMS was also called to the scene. One individual was air lifted by STARS, while another individual at the location was placed in custody. The investigation is still on going and I am unable to release further information at this time. Please note it is an isolated incident on private property.
For December 31, 2019 - January 6, 2020, RCMP responded to the following Calls for service: 28 Traffic violations; 3 Provincial statutes (mental health, fire prevention, coroner’s and 911 act); 8 Common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public); 12 Crimes against property; 5 Crimes against persons; 9 Other criminal codes.
∙ Suspicious people and an abandoned truck were reported in Kemnay. The truck was found to be stolen from Rivers and the owner has been notified. The truck matches the description of several activities reported during the day. Police are collecting all available evidence.
∙A white Dodge 1500 was reported stolen out of Alexander. Police are investigating and made patrols for the vehicle.
∙Blue Hills RCMP were notified of a suspicious vehicle driving around the RM of Oakland- Wawanesa, with what appeared to be a busted window.
∙ An individual in Kemnay’s unlocked garage was broken into and their vehicles were rummaged through.
∙ A resident in Alexander also reported their vehicle had been rummaged through over the evening.
∙Police were notified of a suspicious vehicle on Highway 1 in the RM of Whitehead.
∙A vehicle in Kemnay had items stolen out of it overnight. Tracks were located in the snow around the vehicle.
∙A suspicious Vehicle was reported in Carroll.
∙Blue Hills RCMP, were notified of a theft device being left in a door of a vehicle in Alexander.
∙RCMP was asked to assist a driver in collecting insurance information from another driver after a rock created damage in a vehicle window while traveling.
∙A theft was reported in Souris within a residence. Police attended and documented all available evidence.
∙RCMP, attended and assisted with a civil matter in RM Oakland- Wawanesa.
∙An erratic driver was reported to the police on highway 1. The vehicle was unable to be located by police.
∙A suspected impaired driver was notified to police. The RCMP conducted patrols and were able to locate the vehicle in question. The driver was asked to participate in sobriety checks, the driver was deemed not intoxicated and allowed to continue on his journey.
January 1, 2020
∙RCMP were notified of a potential fire to a vehicle. The vehicles brakes had seized and the driver was worried the vehicle would catch on fire. Luckily this was not the case.
∙RCMP assisted a family with a civil issue involving an intoxicated individual.
∙An erratic driver was reported on highway 1. The driver was located and a warning was issued and checks were preformed.
∙ 3 speeders were charged by the Blue Hills RCMP.
∙ A speeder was charged in the Town of Souris.
∙ 2 different reports of possible impaired drivers were reported on highway 1 to the Blue Hills Police. The RCMP were unable to locate either vehicle and neighbouring detachments were notified.
∙RCMP responded to an assault alarm in Beresford, no charges were laid.
∙ A deer vs vehicle collision occurred on highway 1. No in juries were reported.
∙Blue Hills RCMP responded to a break and enter call at a business in Brandon. All available evidence is being reviewed and collected.
∙ A private garage and vehicle in Kemnay has been rummaged through and reported too the RCMP.
∙A motorist on highway 1 had a passing vehicle toss stones from an open window onto their windshield.
∙ A vehicle lost a side mirror on a hit and run that was reported in Brandon.
∙Blue Hills RCMP attempted to locate an erratic driver that was reported on highway 10.
∙ RCMP responded to a call for assistance at the Souris Motor Inn. An individual was making a disturbance and wanting to start altercations with other individuals within the establishment. RCMP was able to locate the suspect at a different location. Charges were placed on the individual.
∙Blue Hills RCMP conducted traffic patrols in the Blue Hills district resulting in many traffic tickets.
∙ An alarm was triggered and the RCMP investigated the property that the alarm came from. No forced entry or disturbance was found.
∙Police responded to a disturbing the peace call involving a minor. No charges were laid.
∙ Blue Hills RCMP charged an individual for not complying with a court mandated release order in the town of Souris.
∙ A break and enter was reported in Souris. A shed was rummaged through and the RCMP are investigating.
∙ Police were notified of a fraud. The victim had strangers in another province remove funds fro their bank account in person at a branch. The police and the Bank are investigating the situation.
∙An erratic driver was reported to the RCMP on highway 21. Police were patrolling the area.
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.com
Have a wonderful week.