The following is the RCMP report to January 14, 2019. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service.

- 7 traffic violations

- 2 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fire Prevention Act, Coroner's Act, 911 Act)

- 5 common police activities (alarms, suspicious persons/vehicles, assistance to general public)

- 4 crimes against property

- 1 crimes against person

- 3 traffic accident

DELORAINE NEW HOURS:

The new hours for the Deloraine Detachment will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

BOISSEVAIN NEW HOURS:

There is a change in hours in Boissevain RCMP Detachment. The office will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

January 7, 2019

Police received a report of a theft from a vehicle near Elgin.

Police received a report of possible impaired snowmobile drivers in Killarney. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.

Police received a report of fraud when a bank account was compromised. There was insufficient evidence to proceed.

Police received a report of harassing communications in Killarney. The matter was unfounded.

Police received a report of a possible failure to comply with an undertaking. The matter is under investigation.

Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Boissevain.

January 8, 2019

Police were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on highway 5 near Baldur. No injuries and alcohol was not a factor.

Police received a report of a white sports car with its hood up at the north junction of highway 10 & 23. The complainant stated that the driver was outside of his vehicle and under the hood. Did not notice any smoking, leaking or damage to the vehicle and no licence plate was obtained but the complainant was concerned for the drivers well being as the weather was bad. Police were tied up at the time of the call but patrols were made in the area after and members were unable to locate that vehicle in the area.

Police assisted with a matter under the Mental Health Act in Killarney.

Police received a report of 2 unknown males that ran at the complainant aggressively. Did not get a good look at the males, they had hoods on and thought they were going to attack him. Police called the complainant back, he advised that they did not touch him and did not say anything to him, just stopped about a foot away from him then walked away. Patrols were made however, no one located.

January 9, 2019

Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in Killarney.

January 10, 2019

Police received a report of a reckless driver in Hartney. The male was reportedly speeding, sending his truck into a fishtail nearly causing a collision. The complainant wanted him to be warned, as they were concerned over children's safety, however, did not want to provide a statement. Police contacted the driver, verbally warning him, to which he denied any wrong doing. Police warned him about people's interpretation on how he drives and the consequences if a statement is made and he is charged, to which he understood.

January 11, 2019

Police received a report of harassing communications in Ninette. The matter was unfounded and deemed to be a civil matter and information on how to obtain a peace bond was given.

January 12, 2019

Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the RM of Grasslands/Deloraine-Winchester. The complainant noticed a dark blue half ton truck with black rims in his neighbours field, then drove south, stopped, turned around and drove towards the complainant who was also in the area, then the vehicle left heading westbound. No license plate information was obtained. Police advised the complainant to contact his neighbour to attend his property to ensure no mischief, etc was done to it.

January 13, 2019

Police were dispatched to a single vehicle accident in the Brenda-Waskada area. The male driver lost control of the vehicle and overcorrected ending up in the ditch, 1 mile east of Waskada. No serious injuries.

January 14, 2019

Police received a report of a historical assault in Hartney. The matter is under investigation.

If you have any information about these crimes or any other crimes, please contact the RCMP Office or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Reminders:

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 Phone Busters Fraud Center immediately for further instructions on what you can do. Phone Busters can be reached directly at 1-888-495-8501, however also report same to the local detachment.

Child Abuse Registry checks are NOT done through the RCMP. Please call 1-800-282-8069 for any information on the Child Abuse Registry. Criminal Record Checks and Vulnerable Sector Searches: Our goal is to complete these checks in a timely manner, however please plan ahead as they can take up to 3 weeks to complete. People are reminded they themselves can only request and pick up their own checks and are asked to bring two pieces of identification, one photo.

Please also remember that Criminal Checks and Vulnerable Sector Searches for volunteers must provide a letter from the organization stating their volunteer status or there will be a $10.00 fee.

Criminal Record Checks for employment are $10.00 each.

Police would like to remind the public that if anyone requires fingerprinting services, they must make an appointment at the Killarney RCMP detachment. Drop-ins cannot be accommodated.

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 RCMP will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Deloraine RCMP business hours are Tuesday and Thursday are 8:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The general public is encouraged to attend during those hours to ensure someone will be here. It is also recommended to call ahead, however, in the event of an emergency, call 911 or the emergency line.

RCMP WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE PUBLIC THAT AFTER HOURS AND ON WEEKENDS TO USE THE POLICE EMERGENCY LINE FOR YOUR LOCAL OFFICE 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 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 YOUR CALL.

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