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March 19th – April 3rd, 2018

March 23rd, 2018 

Police had a Warrant for Arrest for Rebecca Janice McKinney of Swan Lake First Nations for Failing to Comply with a Probation Order. McKinney was on probation for charges of Obstruct/Resist Police, Utter Threats and Fail to Comply with an Undertaking.  She was released on a Probation Order with one of the conditions to report to a Probation Officer, but failed to do so.  McKinney was eventually arrested near Brandon March 31st and lodged at the Brandon Correctional Facility where she awaits her next court date.

March 31st, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on March 25th while parked in the Alliance Church parking lot in Morden.  The driver parked his 2017 white Mitsubishi Outlander sometime between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm and when he returned, noticed damage to the left rear bumper area.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

March 26th, 2018

Received a report of some vehicles entered while parked on a driveway in the 400 block of 5th Street in Morden.  Two vehicles were rummaged through and the contents of the glove compartments taken out.  The only thing missing appears to be some change.  People are once again reminded to lock their doors at all times.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

March 26th, 2018 

A male and female are facing charges of Breach of Probation after being released on conditions to have no contact or communication with each other. Police were called to a residence where the two co-accused were living together.  The male was placed on Probation in October 2017 for various charges including two counts of Fail to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking, Fail to Comply with a Recognizance, Theft Under $5000.00 and Fail to Appear. One of the conditions of his probation was to have no contact with the female.  The female was placed on Probation in February 2018 on a charge under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  One of her conditions was to have no contact or communication with the co-accused.  The 31-year-old male and female were both arrested and charged for Fail to Comply with a Probation Order.  They were released on Promises to Appear in Morden Provincial Court in April. 

March 27th, 2018 

Police were called to the Chicken Chef restaurant in Morden around 3:00 pm regarding a female who just left without paying for her food. Staff observed the woman walk across the street, pick up a rock and it appeared she was going to throw it at a window of a parked car.  Police attended and located the suspect, who was known to police.  The female advised that she had been in the restaurant with her boyfriend and they got into an argument and her boyfriend left.  The female thought she recognized a vehicle to be her boyfriend’s and picked up the rock to throw it, but then realized it was not his.  There were no charges as a result of this incident and the female will be reimbursing the restaurant.

March 27th, 2018 

Around 9:30 pm, a female was walking down Mountain Street in Morden when she thought she was being followed by a suspicious male.   While speaking with the female, police could hear her yelling to someone to leave her alone.  Police located the female on Mountain Street but did not find anyone in the area.  After speaking with the individual, she admitted to consuming Meth and it appeared that she was probably seeing things.  The female said she was never assaulted or touched by the individual.  Police contacted EMS to transport the individual to the Boundary Trails Health Centre for observation due to her medical state.

March 28th, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on March 23rd while parked in the Décor Cabinets parking lot in Morden.  The driver noticed damage to the rear bumper of his 2009 red Ford F150 truck around 2:00 pm when he returned to his vehicle.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

 

March 12th – March 19th, 2018

March 14th, 2018

A vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Royal Bank in Morden had its windshield damaged sometime around 2:30 pm this date. The driver parked and returned only 15 minutes later to find someone had keyed the windshield.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

March 16th, 2018

Police were dispatched around 4:00 pm regarding a male that appeared to be intoxicated and having difficulty walking along Thornhill Street. The caller was concerned that the individual might walk out into traffic.  Police attended and located the male who was unsteady on his feet and smelled heavily of liquor.  The 29-year-old male was arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act.  A check with police dispatch indicated the male was also on a Probation Order with conditions not to consume alcohol.  He was lodged in cells until sober and later released on a Promise to Appear in Morden Provincial Court in April.  He is charged with one count of Breach of Probation.

March 18th, 2018

Around 3:30 am, police were travelling on Mountain Street in Morden when a vehicle was observed driving with its high beam lights. Police flashed their high beams several times, but the driver failed to respond by dimming its lights.  Police activated emergency lights and stopped the vehicle.  While the vehicle was coming to a stop, one of the occupants was observed to reach into the back seat area.  Police spoke with the female driver and observed an odor of liquor on her breath.  The driver would not look at police when spoken to and the passenger attempted to answer the questions that were asked of the driver.  A demand was made for the driver to provide a sample of her breath on a roadside screening device that resulted in a fail.  Seized from the back seat of the vehicle were several cans of open liquor. The driver was arrested for impaired driving and transported back to the Morden Police Service.  Further tests were provided by the driver resulting in blood alcohol readings of 120 and 110 mg%.  The 23-year-old female driver from Winnipeg is charged with Driving Impaired and Driving over .08.  She will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in April. 

March 18th, 2018

Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle around 2:35 pm and while approaching the vehicle, a strong odor of fresh-burnt marihuana was detected coming from inside. Police observed a large bong between the passenger’s legs and the passenger admitted to having a small quantity of marihuana in a backpack at his feet.  Police found a quantity of marihuana as well as some shatter in the backpack along with a bud buster on the passenger’s seat.  The 19-year-old male from Morden is charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in April.

 

February 26th – March 12th, 2018

February 27th, 2018 

Police were dispatched to a residence around midnight reporting an unknown male banging on the door. Enroute to the residence, police came across a male walking near the residence who was unsteady on his feet and appeared to be under the influence.  Police spoke with the male who was intoxicated and not able to provide a reasonable explanation of where he was coming from or going to.  An updated description of the suspect was provided by the caller that matched with the male police were presently speaking with.  A check with police dispatch revealed that the suspect was on conditions not to be consuming alcohol.  The 28-year-old male from Morden was arrested for Breach of Recognizance and lodged in cells overnight until sober.  He was released in the morning on a Promise to Appear in Morden Provincial Court in April.

March 3rd, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred sometime in the afternoon in the parking lot of 205 9th Street South in Morden.  The driver parked their 2012 brown Chevrolet Equinox in the parking lot and later noticed damage to the passenger’s side rear bumper.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

March 5th, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on March 3rd around 1:00 pm in the parking lot of Tim Hortons in Morden.  The driver returned to his 2004 black Audi A4 and noticed damage to the driver’s front fender.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). 

March 7th, 2018 

Around 10:10 pm this date, police stopped a vehicle on Highway #3 east of Morden as a result of information received that the occupants were in possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking. The two male individuals inside the vehicle were arrested and a subsequent search of the vehicle located a quantity of methamphetamine in the trunk.  The vehicle was towed to Morden Police Service where a more thorough search was conducted resulting in police finding a glass bong along with 200 medical syringes and rubber tubing, consistent with methamphetamine use as well as other drug paraphernalia.  As a result, a 17 year old youth is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth), Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Meth), Fail to Comply with a Probation Order (abstain from possession of alcohol), and Fail to Comply with an Undertaking (abstain from possession of drugs).  The 55-year-old male is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth) and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Meth).  Both individuals were remanded into custody awaiting their next court appearance.

 

February 20th – February 26th, 2018 

February 20th, 2018 

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on February 18th while parked behind the CIBC in Morden.  The driver parked his 2017 white Chevrolet Silverado truck behind the bank from about 7:45 pm until 8:30 pm and later noticed damage to his passenger rear fender.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). 

February 20th, 2018

Police were dispatched to a residence on 7th Street for a domestic assault complaint. Police arrived and spoke with a female who was visibly upset, crying, and difficult to understand.  The female advised that her boyfriend was at the residence and they got into a dispute, but he had already left.  As police were dealing with the female, the boyfriend returned to the scene.  It was determined that the female had a no contact/communication order with her boyfriend but they had been staying together. The female disclosed that during their dispute, the boyfriend pushed her from behind and then grabbed her by the neck and pushed her against the wall.  When speaking to the boyfriend, he disclosed that the female jumped on his back and grabbed his neck, ripping his shirt and tearing off his necklace.  Both individuals were arrested for domestic assault.  The 20-year-old female was charged with Assault and Fail to Comply with conditions of an Undertaking.  The 31-year-old male was charged with Assault.  Both will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in April.

February 23rd, 2018 

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on February 18th while parked in the parking lot of Giant Tiger in Morden.  The driver parked his 2017 black GMC Canyon truck in the parking lot around 8:00 pm and when he returned, noticed a scratch and dent on the driver’s side box area.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

 

February 12th – February 20th, 2018

February 12th, 2018

As previously reported on January 5th 2017, a 27-year-old female was facing a multitude of charges including two counts of armed robbery.  Morden Police Service received a call from a victim reporting she was kidnapped in her vehicle by another female who asked for money and then wrapped a computer cord around her neck.  The victim attended to the Royal Bank to cash a cheque. On exiting the bank, she got into her vehicle and immediately knew that there was someone inside as it smelled strongly of cigarette smoke and alcohol, and the victim does not smoke.  A female was sitting in the rear seat and asked for money.  The victim said she did not have any money and the suspect then asked for a ride to a location in Morden.  Once there, the suspect again asked for money.  When the victim told her she did not have any, the suspect took the victim’s laptop charging cord and wrapped it around her neck.  The victim was able to break free of the cord at which time she turned off the vehicle, took her keys and ran on foot.  The victim later noticed that her laptop that was in her car was missing as well.  During the investigation, police reviewed surveillance footage from the Traveller’s Inn where a suspect was observed attempting to open the cash register at the vendor location but is unsuccessful in gaining entry.  Later this date, Morden Police Service received a call from staff at Video Visions located at 1-801 Stephen Street to report a robbery.   The caller stated the suspect had just fled on foot and provided a description.  The description matched that of the female suspect in the first robbery.  The suspect entered Video Visions wearing a bandana around her face holding a table leg.  The suspect rested the table leg across the counter and stated “give me all your money”.  The staff advised they were calling police at which time the suspect fled on foot.  As a result of these investigations, police were able to arrest a 27 year old female who admitted to the two robberies as well as the attempted theft of money from the cash register at the Traveller’s Inn.  Kimberly Dawn Bjarnason of Morden was charged with two counts of robbery, mischief under $5000.00, two counts of theft, disguise with intent, two counts of abandoning a child, choke to overcome, kidnapping and assault with a weapon.  Bjarnason appeared in Morden Provincial Court February 13th, 2018 and was convicted of two counts of Robbery, Disguise with Intent and Mischief under $5000.00.  She received two years custody followed by a 3 year term of Probation.  

February 14th, 2018 

Police executed a Warrant for Arrest that was issued on February 13th in Morden Provincial Court for a 41-year-old male from Morden.  The male was initially charged with Luring a Child, Impaired Driving, Driver over 80 mg%, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Breach of Undertaking. The accused was on conditions to abstain from the consumption of alcohol or other intoxicating substances and not to have in his possession any cellular phone or other hand held electronic device capable of text messaging.  On February 14, 2018 at approximately 1:33 pm, police attended to the accused residence and knocked on his door. While waiting for the accused to answer his door, the accused exited holding an Apple I-pad in his hand. The accused was advised of the endorsed warrant for arrest and was taken into custody.  He was remanded and transported to the Winnipeg Remand Centre but released the next day with additional conditions and will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in April. 

February 14th, 2018

Police were dispatched to a residence around 6:27 pm regarding a domestic assault. Police arrived on scene and spoke with a witness who advised a male had entered the residence to speak with his girlfriend at which time they got into an argument.  The male approached the female and dragged her from the kitchen into the hallway by putting his hands around her neck and hugging her to his body.  Once in the hallway, the male pushed the female to the ground, kneed her in the side, and then dragged her down the hallway.  The 24-year-old male from Morden was on a Recognizance previously charged with Assault, Uttering Threats, and Fail to Comply with an Undertaking.  He was arrested, charged with Assault, and taken to Morden Provincial Court the next morning.  He was remanded into custody and remains in custody awaiting his next court appearance.

February 16th, 2018 

Police received a call a around 5:30 pm from a resident reporting that a vehicle followed him home and the driver got out and started kicking and punching his vehicle. The driver of the suspect vehicle was upset because the victim apparently cut him off in traffic.  Police spoke with both individuals and mediated the situation.  There was no damage to the victim’s vehicle and neither the victim nor suspect wanted to proceed with any charges.

February 16th, 2018

Police were dispatched to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian at the intersection of 12th Street and Thornhill Street in Morden.  Police arrived to find a female lying on the boulevard with injuries.  The driver of the vehicle was on scene and advised she was travelling east on Thornhill Street approaching 12th Street.  A female crossing Thornhill Street was proceeding south and was struck in the curb lane.  The driver did not see the pedestrian crossing and did not have an opportunity to brake before striking the pedestrian.  The female pedestrian was transported to Boundary Trails Hospital with injuries and police are continuing their investigation.

February 19th, 2018 

Police received a call around 8:45 pm to an apartment on 9th Street South in Morden.  The caller reported noise coming from one of the apartments and there was blood all over the walls.  Police arrived on scene and spoke with the male occupant of the apartment.  The male was bleeding from his face and his clothes were covered in blood.  A female was also present, had injuries, and was bleeding.  The apartment was in disarray with several items being damaged and blood in every room.  Both individuals were arrested for assault.  Because of their injuries, both were transported to Boundary Trails Health Centre.  Both individuals were treated and released back to police custody.  The 41-year-old male and 25-year-old female from Morden were each charged with one count of Assault and released from police custody with conditions to have no contact or communication with each other.  They will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in April.

 

January 29th – February 12th, 2018

January 31st, 2018

Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian around 6:40 pm. Police arrived on scene to 5th Street and Thornhill Street in Morden.  A vehicle travelling east bound on Thornhill Street was stopped at the pedestrian crosswalk and allowing a pedestrian to cross who was walking north.  The vehicle indicated a left turn and after the pedestrian crossed, was awaiting traffic to pass before turning.  The vehicle made its turn north onto 5th Street but failed to see that the pedestrian was now walking east across 5th Street.  The driver applied his brakes but slid into the pedestrian knocking her to the ground.  The pedestrian complained of a sore leg and a bump to the back of her head.  Paramedics attended and transported the pedestrian to Boundary Trails Health Centre for further observation.  There were no charges as a result of this incident.

January 31st, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on January 30th while parked in the Décor Parking lot on Route 100 in Morden.  The driver returned to his 2014 grey Honda Civic around 1:30 pm to find a hole in the rear bumper.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

February 6th, 2018 

A wallet was taken from a volunteer worker at Donate Love sometime between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm this date. The volunteer left her wallet in an office while working and when she returned at the end of her shift, she noticed her wallet was gone.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

February 8th, 2018

Police received a 911 call of a traffic accident at the corner of Stephen Street and Route 100 in Morden. Police arrived to find a car involved with a semi pulling a trailer.  The car was travelling east on Stephen Street approaching the stop sign and the highway tractor was travelling south bound on Route 100.  The car attempted to stop at the stop sign but slid through, colliding with the rear tire on the trailer portion of the semi.  The air bags deployed in the vehicle and the driver sustained minor injuries.  The driver was treated at the scene by paramedics and was released.

February 10th, 2018

Police were dispatched to an apartment complex around 3:50 pm regarding yelling and banging from an upstairs residence. Police attended and spoke with a female who advised she had a met a guy from Winnipeg and brought him out to Morden.  They both had consumed illegal substances and got into an argument that ended in the male throwing some items around the apartment.  The female was not interested in charging the male but wanted him removed from her apartment.  The male departed the apartment and no further action was required.

February 12th, 2018

A 24 year old male is facing assault and mischief charges following a domestic dispute back in December 2017. The incident occurred at a residence in Morden when the accused and his girlfriend were involved in a disagreement.  During the disagreement, the male ended up throwing the female’s cell phone outside and struck her in the face, giving her a black eye.  The male is charged with one count of Assault as well as one count of Mischief under $5000.00.  He will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in March.

 

January 22nd – January 29th, 2018

January 23rd, 2018

Sometime between 4:00 pm and 12:00 am, several vehicles were rummaged through while parked in the Décor Cabinets parking lot on Route 100 in Morden. When workers returned to their vehicles after shift, they noticed items moved around inside and in one case, an ipod was taken.  Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

January 24th, 2018

A storage locker located at 339 Mountain Street South in Morden was broken in to. The lock on the outside was cut but nothing appears to be missing from inside.  It is unknown when exactly this incident might have occurred.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

January 25th, 2018

Police received a 911 call to a residence regarding a domestic dispute. Police attended the residence and spoke with the female who advised that her husband had since left the residence.  Both had been drinking and got into a dispute but denied any physical assaults took place.  While dealing with the situation, the husband returned to the residence and was subsequently arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act.  He was lodged in cells overnight until sober and released in the morning without charges.

January 26th, 2018

A second storage locker located at 339 Mountain Street in Morden was reported broken in to. Again, the lock was cut but nothing appeared to be missing from inside.  The incident would have occurred within the past two weeks.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

January 27th, 2018

Police were dispatched to a residence around 3:25 am regarding an intoxicated male that came to the door. The owner of the home had the male waiting inside the residence and did not know who he was.  Police attended and arrested the 22-year-old male under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act.  A family member was located and the male was turned over to them.

 

January 15th – January 22nd, 2018

January 17th, 2018

Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at the corner of Thornhill Street and Mountain Street in Morden around 9:10 am. A semi pulling a trailer was travelling west on Thornhill Street and attempted to turned north onto Mountain Street.  The trailer of the semi caught the light standard and pulled it down, blocking the roadway. Traffic was diverted for a short time until the light standard could be moved.  There were no injuries as a result of the accident.

January 17th, 2018

Police received a call around 12:00 pm from the Family Services office in Morden advising there was an individual there who was intoxicated sleeping in their lobby. Police arrived and located the male subject passed out on a chair.  Upon trying to wake up the male subject, he became combative refusing to comply with police requests and pulling away when attempting to be handcuffed.  Eventually the subject was brought under control and arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act.  The accused was searched and two small baggies of marihuana and some prescription drugs were found in one of his pockets.  Due to the accused’s actions, he was transported to Boundary Trails Health Centre for a medical assessment and kept in overnight for observation.  The 21-year-old male from Winkler was released the next morning and issued a Promise to Appear in Morden Provincial Court in February.  He is charged with 2 counts of Breach of Probation, 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance as well as Resist Arrest.

January 17th, 2018

Around 12:25 pm, police were called to a motor vehicle accident at the corner of Thornhill Street and 15th Street in Morden.  A vehicle travelling east on Thornhill Street in the curb lane was approaching an intersection to turn south onto 15th Street.  A second vehicle travelling east as well on Thornhill Street in the median lane began to move into the curb lane but failed to see the first vehicle.  As a result, the first vehicle attempted to avoid a collision and started to move up and onto the boulevard but was struck on the driver’s side by the other vehicle.  There were no injuries as a result of the accident.

January 18th, 2018

Police received a complaint of an assault at a residence where police were called previously in the day. Police arrived on scene and spoke with the victim who stated that he was afraid of his roommate who previously assaulted him, but did not want to pursue charges.  The victim was in the process of moving out and wanted to ensure that there would be no further issues or assaults.  Police spoke with the suspect who admitted there was an incident approximately a month earlier, but it was nothing serious.

January 20th, 2018

A family dispute between a father and son was mediated to avoid an altercation. Police were called because the son was causing a disturbance and was very upset, but no assault had taken place.  When police arrived, the son was calm and reasonable to deal with.  There were no reported assaults or threats made and no charges were necessary.

January 20th, 2018

Police were called to a domestic dispute where the female was intoxicated. The couple got into an argument and the situation began to escalate. Police remained and mediated the situation until the female was able to depart the residence with a friend.  There were no charges as a result of this incident.

 

January 8th – January 15th, 2018

January 8th, 2018

Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the corner of Thornhill Street and 7th Street in Morden.  Morden Fire & Rescue along with paramedics were dispatched as well.  A vehicle was travelling east bound on Thornhill Street when a vehicle on 7th Street travelling north, attempted to make a westbound turn.  The eastbound vehicle was unable to stop in time colliding with the turning vehicle.  Both drivers of the vehicles were transported by ambulance to Boundary Trails Health Centre for observation and both vehicles required towing from the scene.

January 9th, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on December 5th while parked on 7th Street.  The driver parked their 2016 brown Chevrolet Suburban on 7th Street by the Royal Bank in the afternoon.  Upon returning to their vehicle, they noticed some marks on their back bumper.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

January 10th, 2018

Police received a report of a vehicle that was stolen around 9:20 am this date.  The victim drove to an appointment and left the vehicle running with a relative inside.  When the victim was done with her appointment, she came out and the vehicle was gone.  Inside the vehicle was her wallet and cash.  She suspects her relative left with the vehicle and drove it to Winnipeg.  The vehicle was later recovered in Winnipeg on January 12th with the suspect driving.  The 27-year-old female from Long Plains First Nation is facing charges of Theft over $5000.00.  Police are continuing their investigation. 

January 10th, 2018 

A vehicle was vandalized while parked on a driveway in the 100 block of 12th Street in Morden.  The 2006 grey GMC Envoy had the passenger’s side window smashed sometime during the night.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

January 11th, 2018

Police have three separate Warrants of Arrest for 28-year-old Alex EYKHORST who failed to attend court on January 9th.  Eykhorst is wanted on two charges of Fail to Comply with a Promise to Appear, four charges of Fail to comply with Conditions of a Recognizance as well as Break, Enter and Commit Assault.   As a result, the 30-year-old resident of Morden was released on a Promise to Appear in Morden Provincial Court in December.  Anyone with information regarding Eykhorst’s whereabouts is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

January 13th, 2018 

Police were dispatched to a possible domestic dispute around 12:30 pm.  The caller reported hearing a male and female screaming loudly at each other.  Police attended the residence and could hear someone crying inside.  Police spoke with the couple who advised that they had a verbal argument but nothing more serious had transpired.  Police remained until the female gathered some belonging to stay at a friend’s place.  There were no charges as a result of this incident.

 

January 2nd – January 8th, 2018

January 2nd, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on December 17th in front of the Chicken Chef restaurant in Morden.  The driver parked their vehicle on Stephen Street around 12:00 pm and later noticed damage to the rear driver’s side bumper.  The vehicle that was damaged is a 2008 grey Hyundai Santa Fe.    Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

January 2nd, 2018

Police were called to a residence around 11:00 pm regarding a female entering a residence holding a pair of scissors and a knife claiming she was being chased by someone.  The homeowner called police after the female locked herself in his bathroom.  He was concerned because he had two young children asleep in the residence.  Police attended and spoke with the female who appeared to be under the influence of a substance.  She was on a Recognizance with conditions not to use any intoxicating substances or to own, possess or carry any weapons.   The 29-year-old female was arrested and charged with three counts of Failing to Comply with a Recognizance, Unlawfully in a Dwelling House and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.  Due to her past record and charges, she was remanded into custody and transported to Winnipeg where she awaits her next court appearance.

January 5th, 2018

Police were dispatched to a possible impaired driver leaving Rock’s Bar & Grill travelling south on Mountain Street in Morden.  Police observed the vehicle turning off South Railway Street onto 9th Street south in Morden and followed it into a parking lot where it was stopped.  While speaking with the driver, police observed signs of impairment including an odor of liquor and slurred speech.  The driver had difficulties following direction and was uncoordinated in trying to find his license.  The driver was arrested for impaired driving at which time he became belligerent with police and began to resist.  He was eventually handcuffed and transported to the Morden Police Service for tests.  Upon searching the accused, police found a small baggie containing a quantity of marihuana as well as several open containers of liquor inside the vehicle. Two separate breath tests were obtained resulting in readings of 180mg%, over twice the legal limit.  The 41-year-old Morden male is charged with Driving Impaired, Drive over .08, Possession of a Controlled Substance as well as Breach of Undertaking.  The accused was placed on an Undertaking on November 9th, 2017 with conditions to abstain from the consumption of alcohol or other intoxicating substances.  He was released on a Promise to Appear and will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in February.

 

December 18th , 2017– January 2nd, 2018

December 19th, 2017

Police received three separate reports of Christmas projector lights stolen from yards on 5th & 6th Street overnight.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

December 20th, 2017

Around 11:45 pm, police received a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident on Rampton Street involving a vehicle colliding with a tree.  The driver informed police he was travelling east bound on Rampton Street around a curve when an on-coming vehicle was taking the same corner and appeared to be in his lane.  The driver tried evading the other vehicle, panicked, and pulled the emergency brake causing the vehicle to spin and lose control, sliding over the curb and into a tree.  There were no injuries as a result of the accident.

December 22nd, 2017

Police received a call of a domestic dispute at a residence in Morden.  Police attended to find that the caller’s ex-husband was refusing to leave the residence after finishing a visit with their children.  The parties had a disagreement but there was no report of any assault or threats.  Police remained on scene to ensure the situation did not escalate and the husband departed the residence. There were no charges as a result of this incident.

December 23rd, 2017

Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident around 2:35 pm at the corner of Thornhill Street and Mountain Street.  A vehicle was travelling west bound on Thornhill Street and conducting a northbound turn onto Mountain Street.  A second vehicle travelling east bound on Thornhill Street entered the intersection when the first vehicle executed the turn, causing the accident.  There were no injuries as a result of the accident but both vehicles required towing.

December 24th, 2017 

Police received a 911 call around 5:00 pm to a motor vehicle accident on 19th Street in Morden.  Police arrived on scene to find a single vehicle up on the boulevard that struck a tree.  The driver of the vehicle could not remember what happened and was transported to Boundary Trails Health Centre for further evaluation.

December 28th, 2017

Police were dispatched to an apartment complex on Mountain Street at 5:30 pm regarding a male banging on a door.  The caller advised that the male was currently sitting on the steps yelling.  Police arrived on scene but the suspect was gone.  Police spoke with an occupant of one of the apartments who provided a name of the suspect and advised he was intoxicated.  Police were unable to find the suspect at this time but later received another call around 10:00 pm that the male was back at the apartments.  Police attended and found the male in the parking lot of Rock’s Bar & Grill.  He was intoxicated but cooperative and was transported home without charges.

December 29th, 2017

Police received a dispatch around 12:00 pm to assist paramedics at a residence on Mountain Street in Morden.  Police attended to the residence which was found to be in disorder with blood on the floors and walls.   There was a male, known to police, on the phone with ambulance dispatch and a victim was located in a bedroom with blood and injuries to his face.   The victim could barely communicate with police due to his injuries but was able to get out some words indicating a fight last night with the suspect who was on the phone.  Paramedics attended to the victim and transported him to Boundary Trails Health Centre for medical attention.  The suspect was placed under arrest for Assault Causing Bodily Harm, transported to the Morden Police Service and lodged in cells.  Police spoke with some witnesses who advised that they saw the suspect attend the victim’s residence the previous night between 9:00 and 10:00 pm with a bottle of liquor and go inside.  Later this day, police attended to the hospital to speak with the victim again and he was able to provide some further details.  The victim advised that the suspect in custody came to his residence around 11:00 pm the previous night and they started drinking.  They got into a disagreement and the suspect attacked him with a knife and assaulted him several times. As a result, 40 year old Jeffery Robert Funk of Morden is charged with Assault with a Weapon and Assault Causing Bodily Harm.  He was remanded into custody and transported to the Winnipeg Remand Centre where he awaits his next court appearance January 2nd in Portage la Prairie.

January 1st, 2018

Around 5:45 am, police received a call of an intoxicated male banging on a garage door.  While attending, police received more calls of this individual causing a disturbance in a back yard on Mountain Street.  The male attempted to enter a residence and damaged a screen door.  He was last seen going towards the creek area.  Police located the male at the bottom of the creek yelling.  Police assisted the individual out of the creek and placed him under arrest under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act.  He was lodged in cells until sober and released later in the day without charges.