Police Report

September 30 – October 6

The following are some of the files that were opened with the Winkler Police Service during this time period.

October 1 – Police received a report regarding several large pieces of construction equipment that were stolen from a local property sometime during the previous week.

October 3 – Police received a complaint regarding an ongoing dispute between a male and female. Police contacted both parties regarding their behaviour and assisted in mediating the situation.

Shortly before 11:00 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence regarding a female who appeared to be in distress and required assistance. The female was distraught and refused to allow officers into her residence. Police were eventually able to gain entry to the female’s residence, at which time she was arrested under the Mental Health Act and transported to the hospital for assessment. The female was medically cleared by hospital staff and provided with a ride back to her residence by police.

October 4 – Shortly before 2:00 a.m., a male reported that he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Mountain Avenue on foot, and the vehicle did not stop. The complainant did not suffer any serious injuries as a result of this incident. This file is still under investigation.

Police were dispatched to a local business regarding an unruly female who was causing a disturbance and appeared to under the influence of a drug. Police located the female, who advised that she had a loud verbal argument with her boyfriend but no assault took place. The female and three other individuals were all issued verbal warnings for causing a disturbance.

October 5 – At approximately 1:00 a.m., a female requested that police attend her residence regarding a domestic dispute between herself and her boyfriend. Police arrived on scene, at which time the female disclosed that she was assaulted by her boyfriend. The male was arrested for Assault and later released on a Promise to Appear with conditions.

Police received a report of a dispute that was occurring between family members. Police attended the residence and assisted all parties in mediating the situation.

Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Main Street and Rietze Avenue. Police learned a southbound vehicle slowed to make a right turn when it was struck from behind by another southbound vehicle. No injuries were reported at the time of the incident, and one of the vehicles was towed from the scene.

Police were conducting a Manitoba Public Insurance sponsored check stop, at which time the driver of a vehicle was asked to produce his driver’s licence and vehicle registration. Police learned the male’s driver’s licence was suspended and his vehicle registration was inactive. The male was issued tickets for Driving while disqualified and Driving an unregistered vehicle, and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

October 6 – At approximately 12:40 a.m., police received a complaint regarding a driver suspected of being impaired. A short time later police observed the suspect vehicle, which was noted it to be weaving in its lane and travelling at a slow speed. Police conducted a traffic stop and while speaking with the driver police noted him to be highly intoxicated. The male was arrested for Impaired Driving and transported to the Winkler Police Service, where he provided two breath samples resulting in readings of 150 mg% and 130 mg%. The male was later released on a Promise to Appear with conditions.

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