During this reporting period, MPS issued:
- Two tickets for Fail to Wear a Mask which carries a fine of $298
- One written warning for Fail to Stop at a Red Light
January 10th, 2022
Police were dispatched to the Co-op Grocery parking lot. When police arrived, they learned that the caller had been sitting in her vehicle when an unattended white pickup trick slid into her vehicle. The owner of the pick up truck was located and it appears that the truck slipped out of gear, which resulted in the collision. No injuries were reported.
January 11th, 2022
Police received a call from someone wanting to report damage to their vehicle which occurred overnight. The caller stated that it appears that someone attempted to break the back window and pry the left rear door open. Nothing was reported as missing or stolen.
At 8:00 pm, police received a report of suspicious activity in a parking lot downtown. Police attended and spoke with a male who advised that they were doing a photo shoot for a car that included a smoke machine and lights. Nothing suspicious was noted.
January 12th, 2022
At 9:12 am, police were dispatched to an apartment to conduct a well being check on a male. The caller stated that they were scheduled to pick the male up but became concerned when the male did not respond. Police were able to contact the male who stated that he had been sleeping and did not hear the phone or door.
At 1:10 pm, police received a call from a concerned mother stating that her daughter had been assaulted. Police attended the residence and spoke with the victim who stated that her boyfriend became upset with her and started throwing things around her apartment. She also stated that he threw her around causing a minor injury to her hand. Subsequently, a 20-year-old male from Morden was arrested and charged with one count of domestic assault. He was released on an Undertaking and will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in March.
Morden Police Service received a call from an individual reporting that they were scammed into buying a quantity of 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 police.
January 13th, 2022
Police received a report of a break and enter to a vacant house. The victim reported that when he attended the property to inspect it, he noticed the copper pipes had been removed from the walls and ceiling. An adult male was arrested and charged with one count of Break and Enter and was remanded into custody. A youth was also charged with one count of Break and Enter and released on an Undertaking to appear in Morden Provincial Court in March. Police are continuing to investigate this matter.
January 14th, 2022
At 5:12 am, police received a call from an individual stating that an unknown female was banging on his door. Police attended but were unable to locate the female.
Police received a report of a stolen black Android S 10 cell phone. Police are investigating this matter.
Police received a report of a theft of a Sonos Roam Bluetooth speaker from an office in Morden. It is believed to have been taken the morning of November 26th.
Morden Police Service received a complaint of assault to a child. Police are investigating this matter.
January 16th, 2022
At 8:06 pm, police received a complaint form a male advising police that his girl friend was highly intoxicated and concerned for her safety. Police arrived on scene and learned that the female had been banned from the motel they were staying at had nowhere else to go. She was arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act and lodged in cells until sober. She was released without charges.
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).