During this reporting period, MPS issued:
- One ticket for Drive While Disqualified which carries a fine of $672 and a 30-day vehicle impound
August 15th, 2022
Police were dispatched to the 400-block of 9th Street South to a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The victim advised that it happened within half an hour. The vehicle was located the following day in another community. Police are continuing their investigation.
August 16th, 2022
While on general patrol, police observed a male driving a vehicle who was known to be on conditions to not operate a motor vehicle and to have several arrest warrants. Police activated their emergency lights and attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle then began accelerating away from police driving in a dangerous manner. Police pursuit was ended for safety concerns and police are continuing their investigation.
August 17th, 2022
Police received a call requesting police assistance with a male who was threatening to himself and others around him. Police attended and spoke to the male who was subsequently transported to a healthcare facility for an assessment.
Police were dispatched to the 100-block of Gilmour Street regarding a report of a suspicious person. Police attended and took a male into custody without incident. Police investigation learned the accused had made inappropriate comments to a young person. A 33-year-old male from Winkler was charged with Indecent Acts and Fail to Comply with Probation Order and was remanded into custody.
August 18th, 2022
Police received a call reporting several people fighting at the 800 block of South Lane. Police attended and arrested a 59-year-old male for Assault. The male was held until sober and released the following morning on an Undertaking to appear in Morden Provincial Court in October.
August 20th, 2022
Police were dispatched to the 100-block of 7th Street at 9:30am regarding an intoxicated female. Police attended and arrested the suspect after it was learned she had broken a window at the residence. The suspect was lodged in police cells under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act until sober and later released without charges.
August 21st, 2022
While on general patrol police observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign. Police conducted a traffic stop and detected an odor of liquor coming from the driver. Police made a demand for the driver to provide a sample of their breath on the roadside screening device which resulted in a fail reading. The driver was issued a 90-day driving suspension and a 30-day impoundment of the vehicle along with a $700 administrative penalty.
Anyone with information regarding the above incidents is asked to call the Morden Police Service at (204)822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.