During this reporting period, Morden Police:
- Conducted 3 compliance check for travelers who were under a Mandatory Isolation Order.
During this reporting period, Morden Police issued:
- One ticket for Passing an Emergency Vehicle Engaged in Prescribed Activity While Using Emergency Equipment, Fail to Move into a Farther Lane which carries a fine of $298
- One ticket for Use Cellular Telephone or Other Hand Operated Electronic Device While Driving which carries a fine of $672 and a three-day license suspension
- Fail to Display Front License Plate which carries a fine of $113
- One ticket for Driving with an Invalid Driver’s License which carries a fine of $298
- One ticket for Failing to Stop at a Red Light which carries a fine of $203
- One ticket for Improper Side Window Tinting which carries a fine of $174
August 23rd, 2021
Police received a report of mischief to a vehicle that was parked on the 100 block of 7th Street the night of August 22nd. The caller stated that the next morning they noticed key marks along the passenger side door of their 2005 grey Chevrolet Malibu.
Morden Police Service received a report of a hit and run that happened at 10:30 am. The victim stated that she was parked in a parking lot on the 800 block of Thornhill Street when another vehicle backed into her black 2016 Nissan Pathfinder. The suspect, who argued that the damage was not very bad, refused to give any information to the victim. Police were able to locate the suspect who stated that they had been working during that time. A traffic accident report was completed and forwarded to Manitoba Public Insurance for further investigation. Police would like to remind the public that according to Section 155(3) of the Highway Traffic Act, you are required to leave your particulars at the scene of the accident. For more information on reporting an accident, please visit: Manitoba Public Insurance
At 5:00 pm, Morden Police Service was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision. The driver of a white 2020 Ford F150 was driving westbound on Thornhill Street, attempting to turn southbound onto 6th Street, when the driver of a grey 2016 Chevrolet Equinox hit the F150 from behind. There were no injuries, and the Equinox was towed from the scene.
August 24th, 2021
Police received a report from the City of Morden of a stolen Honda WP30X pump that was taken from their lift station. Police are continuing to investigate this matter.
Morden Police Service received a call from an individual reporting that they were scammed into buying a quantity of Apple gift cards. The caller stated that they received an email from someone appearing to be her employer, requesting that she buy the gift cards and send them the codes. The victim eventually realized that this was a scam and contacted the provider to cancel the cards.
At 4:25 pm, police were dispatched to a motel to assist in removing an intoxicated male. When police arrived, they learned that the male had been harassing customers and staff. Police located the male who stated that he was not from the area and did not have a place to go. He agreed to go to another motel and not attend this location for the evening.
At 6:08 pm, police were dispatched to a motel to assist in removing an intoxicated male. When police arrived, they observed the male with his luggage in the lobby and an open 6 pack of beer on the counter. The motel staff stated that the male became belligerent and that he had no intentions of getting a room. The male was arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act and lodged in cells until sober. He was released without charges the following morning.
August 25th, 2021
At 2:49 am, police were dispatched to Maple Leaf School as someone in the area was yelling. Police attended and located a group of boys walking the school grounds, who advised that they heard someone yelling at them. Police advised the youths to move along for the evening.
Morden Police Service received an endorsed warrant for 19-year-old Emily PETERS of Carman for failing to attend court on July 27th, 2021.
At 2:41 pm, police received a report of a male that was just attacked by a dog at the corner of Wardrop Street and 11th Street. When police attended, they located a male who confirmed that a large brown dog attacked his dog. The male attempted to separate both dogs and then called police. By the time police arrived, the girl and her dog had already left. Police were unable to locate the dog and have forwarded this information to the By-Law Officer.
August 26th, 2021
At 1:31 am, police were dispatched to the 300 block of 6th Street in regards to a domestic dispute. When police arrived, they spoke with the children who stated that their parents had been arguing. No assaults were disclosed by anyone, and police spoke with the couple who agreed to calm down and go to sleep for the night.
August 27th, 2021
Morden Police Service received a report of theft from a trailer. The caller stated that sometime between August 18th and August 21st, his trailer was broken into and various items such as a gas jug, concrete washer and cleaning supplies were taken. The total estimated value of these items is $1300. Police are continuing to investigate this matter.
At 2:40 am, while on general patrol, police observed two males walking on Thornhill Street near Morden Park. The males, who were known to police, took off running when police pulled up to them. Subsequent checks showed that the males were on conditions to not have contact with each other. An 18-year-old male from Morden was arrested and charged with two counts of Failing to Comply with Release Order. He was remanded into custody.
August 28th, 2021
At 1:02 am, police were dispatched to a licensed facility to assist with crowd control. Police remained until the crowd dispersed.
Morden Police were dispatched to the 100 block of 5th Street. The caller stated that he wanted to make a complaint about a dispute he had with a co-worker. The caller stated that he had been having ongoing issues with this co-worker and that a few hours ago the suspect threatened him. Police spoke with both parties and did not believe anyone to be in immediate harm. Both parties were advised to keep their distance from each other.
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, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).