The following is the RCMP report to May 1, 2023. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service.
- 18 traffic violations
- 8 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fire Prevention Act, Coroner's Act, 911 Act)
- 22 common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public)
- 17 crimes against property
- 6 other criminal code
- 8 crimes against persons
- 4 traffic accidents
- impaired driver charged
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:
Just a reminder that RCMP DO NOT do child abuse and adult abuse registry checks. RCMP is responsible for criminal record checks and vulnerable sector checks. You require a vulnerable sector check if you are in a position of trust. You must present to the detachment when applying for a vulnerable sector check.
Position of Trust means a paid or voluntary position dealing with vulnerable people. Vulnerable people may include children, youth, the elderly, people with physical, developmental, emotional, social, or other disabilities, people who are addicted or dependent on addictive substances, and people who have been the victim of a crime or an accident.
Applicants who require a Vulnerable Sector Check from their organization must present themselves in person and provide written consent in order for the checks to be conducted.
Proper identification must be produced and recorded on the application: a government issued photo identification for the Primary Document, and a secondary document which verifies the Primary identification.
April 13, 2023
Police received a report of a fraud in Baldur. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
Police received a report of an assault with a weapon in Rock Lake.
April 14, 2023
Police received a report of trespassing in Cartwright. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
Police received a report of fraud in Boissevain when someone purchased an item off a facebook buy and sell group. A deposit was sent to hold the item and the caller was told that if they paid the full amount, the item could be delivered. Once the e-transfer was sent, all communication ceased.
April 15, 2023
At approximately 3:30 a.m. RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a residence located on Johnson Street in Boissevain. Officers were advised that a 36 year old female, who was with four other persons known to her, was robbed by the group of a sum of cash at knifepoint. The four suspects then immediately fled the scene. The victim suffered a minor physical injury of the robbery but did not require medical attention.
Officers conducted patrols in the area and initiated traffic stops that located two of the four suspects involved, a 31 year old female and a 23 year old male, both from Hilton. The two were placed under arrest and later released from custody for a court appearance schedule August 8, 2023 in Brandon Provincial Court where they will face a charge of Robbery. The third suspect a 19 year old male from Killarney, later contacted police and advised he would turn himself in. The fourth suspect, 32 year old from Killarney, was arrested in Winnipeg later that evening. He was remanded into custody on charges including Robbery with Weapon, Assault with weapon, uttering threats and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. The investigation is ongoing.
Police received a report of a theft of motor vehicle in Boissevain. The vehicle was later located burnt by arson. Investigation is ongoing.
Police received a report of a theft of truck in Ninette. The matter is still under investigation.
April 16, 2023
Police received a report of a break and enter in Boissevain. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
April 17, 2023
Police received a report of fraud in Minto when the complainant received a cheque for an item he was selling. The cheque was for more than advertised and the complainant was advised to send an e-transfer as they made a mistake. The complainant did not send the e-transfer and there was no way of tracing where the scammer was located. No money was lost.
Police received a report of an unknown male in Hartney who appeared to be intoxicated. Police were told to stand down en route as the male was picked up by a family member.
Police received a report of mischief in Hilton. The matter is under investigation.
April 19, 2023
Police received a report of a domestic assault in Deloraine. The matter was unfounded.
Police received a report of disobeying a court in Boissevain. The matter was resolved.
April 20, 2023
RCMP were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision in Boissevain. Minor injuries were sustained.
Police were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on highway 253. No injuries were reported and the cause of the accident was poor road conditions.
April 23, 2023
Police received a report of a fraud in Belmont. It was regarding an advertisement on Kijiji for a vehicle. In the end, no money was lost.
April 24, 2023
Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Killarney.
Police received a report regarding an animal in Cartwright. This matter was deemed civil.
Police received a report of a break and enter in Boissevain.
Police received a complaint regarding a landlord/tenant dispute. The matter was deemed civil and advised to seek advice from the Tenancy Branch.
Police received a report of mischief in Killarney when a unsolicited message was received. There was no evidence to proceed.
April 25, 2023
Police received a report of a break and enter in Hartney. The matter is being investigated.
Police received a report of an assault in Boissevain. The matter was unfounded.
April 26, 2023
Police assisted with a matter under the Child Welfare Act in Boissevain.
Police received a report of a suspicious person in Boissevain. The male was gone upon police arrival.
The complainant then advised that an unknown male was walking on highway 10 north of Boissevain and was not in his right mind. Police made patrols and no one matching description located.
Police received a report of a suspicious person in Boissevain when the complainant believed they were being followed by a known person. Police spoke with the complainant who advised they were fearful of this person but no long following them. Police advised them to call 911 if the problem persists.
Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Killarney.
April 28, 2023
Police were asked to do a well-being check in Killarney. Everyone located safe.
Police received a report of a grass fire in Margaret. A male was warned about lighting fires.
April 30, 2023
Police received a report of 2 quads that were stolen sometime in October. There was insufficient evidence to proceed, and the quads have been placed on the police system.
Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Boissevain.
Police received a report of an unknown male passed out in Boissevain. Police patrolled and located the male who was intoxicated. Police records showed he was on a release order to abstain from alcohol and not be in Boissevain. The male arrested, lodged and remanded into custody.
May 1, 2023
Police received a report of a suspicious person in Killarney. Matter is being investigated.
Reminder: It is important to report ALL thefts, stolen or lost property to police in a timely fashion so that it can be followed up on by police.
If you have any information about these crimes or any other crimes, please contact the RCMP Office or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Police continue to remind residents to never provide personal information such as birth dates, SIN numbers, credit card numbers, or e-mail address to parties you do not know. If you feel that you have been contacted by a fraudulent source, please contact police or Canadian AntiFraud Center immediately for further instructions on what you can do. Canadian Antifraud Centre can be reached directly at 1-888-495-8501, however also report same to the local detachment.
We would like to advise that the business hours of operation at the Killarney Detachment are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Boissevain Detachment business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
RCMP WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE PUBLIC TO USE THE POLICE EMERGENCY LINE FOR YOUR LOCAL OFFICE (204) 523-7255 or 911. The administration line may not be checked until the following day or possibly the Monday following a weekend. Members may be in another community or on the road.
DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE IF YOU REQUIRE IMMEDIATE POLICE ASSISTANCE, YOU MUST DIAL 204-523-7255 (Killarney), 204-534-7261 (Boissevain), 204-747-2575 (Deloraine) OR 911 TO HAVE A POLICE OFFICER RESPOND TO YOU. This will dispatch an officer without dispatching ambulance and fire unless required.