Police Report

June 6 – 12

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

June 7

Report of a theft of tools from a construction trailer on Bluebell Drive. This file is still under investigation.

June 8

At about 6:00 p.m. police observed a dirt bike being operated on Northlands Parkway and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The operator of the dirt bike failed to stop for police, hit a concrete curb and was ejected off the bike. The operator was transported to Boundary Trails Health Centre with injuries but released shortly afterwards. A 22-year-old resident of Brandon has been charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Flight from Police, Driving while Prohibited, and fail to comply with a Release Order.

June 10

At 6:54 p.m. police observed a black Pontiac Pursuit on Circle K Drive with an obscure rear licence plate. Police activated emergency lights to stop the vehicle however as it turned onto Highway #14 the vehicle quickly increased speed and began weaving through traffic. Police discontinued attempts to stop the vehicle due to concerns for safety of the driver and other vehicles on the roadway.

June 11

A report was received regarding mischief to a pickup truck while it was parked on the owner’s driveway during the night. There are no suspects at this time.

At 11:45 p.m. a report was received of loud music and voices coming from a yard on 8th Street South. Police attended and spoke to the homeowner who agreed to keep the noise down.

June 12

At 12:48 a.m. police received a call that a male had broken a window at the caller’s residence then forced his way inside and broke a locked bedroom door to confront his ex-girlfriend. The male left the residence when he was told police were called. Police located the male at his residence shortly afterwards and arrested him for Break & Enter and Mischief. He was released on an Undertaking to attend court.

At about 10:30 p.m. police noted a vehicle on Main Street with a very loud exhaust and driving at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was stopped and upon inspection police found that it did not have noise reducing mufflers. A $174 ticket was issued for improper equipment as well as a $203 ticket for imprudent driving.

During the month of June, Winkler Police has partnered with Manitoba Public Insurance to do speed and intersection enforcement within the City of Winkler. As a result, several speeding tickets have been issued with one driver being served a $573 ticket for travelling at 40 km/h over the speed limit in a 60 km/h zone.

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