February 15th, 2022
At 9:00 pm, police received a report of a missing person. The caller advised that she had not seen her tenant since earlier in the morning. Police conducted an extensive investigation and eventually located the subject and subsequently contacted EMS who transported the female to a healthcare facility for an assessment.
February 16th, 2022
While on general patrol, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with an inactive license plate. Police spoke to the driver and subsequently learned that he did not have a driver’s license and the vehicle was not registered. A pistol-style BB gun was located inside the vehicle and the driver was on conditions to not be in the driver’s seat of any vehicle and not to own, possess or carry any weapon. The 25-year-old Winkler resident was arrested for two counts of Failing to Comply with Release Order and released on an Appearance Notice to attend to Morden Provincial Court in April.
February 17th, 2022
Update: On February 2, 2022, Police received a call regarding a break and enter to a local church. Police attended and observed damage to several rooms in the church and items missing from inside the building. Shortly thereafter, Police received a second call of a break and enter to a local church. Police attended and observed damage to several rooms in the church.
On February 17, 2022, the Morden Police Service arrested a male youth for the above noted break and enters. He was released with Undertaking conditions and is scheduled to appear in Morden Provincial Court in April.
On February 18, 2022, the Morden Police Service arrested a male adult for the above noted break and enters. He was released with Undertaking conditions and is scheduled to appear in Morden Provincial Court in April.
February 19th, 2022
While on general patrol, police conducted a traffic stop and observed open liquor in the backseat of the vehicle. 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. The driver was also issued a ticket for As a Driver, Carry Liquor in a Vehicle contrary to the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act which carries a fine of $237.
February 20th, 2022
At 1:00 am, police received a request to conduct a well being check on two males who were intoxicated and may have been in a physical altercation. Police attended and spoke to both males who both indicated they were fine and had not been fighting.
February 21st, 2022
Police received a call regarding a Microsoft scam where the caller provided some personal details to the scammer and was then locked out of her computer. The caller was advised to speak to her bank and the Canada Revenue Agency to flag any suspicious activity and to take her computer to a repair shop.
At 10:30 pm, police were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover on PTH #3 near La Verendrye Boulevard. Police attended and identified the driver, who was able to exit the vehicle unharmed. Police subsequently arrested the driver for Impaired Driving and escorted him with paramedics to the hospital for an assessment. Upon his release, the accused was transported to the Morden Police Service where he provided two breath sample resulting in readings of 210 mg% and 200 mg%. As a result of the readings, a 27-year-old Winkler resident was charged with Operation While Impaired and Operate Over 80 mg%. The driver was issued a 90-day license suspension and a 60-day vehicle impoundment. He will appear in Morden Provincial Court in April.
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)