June 4th, 2021

At 1:00 am, police received a call requesting assistance with a male threatening to harm himself.  Police attended along with EMS who subsequently transported the male to a healthcare facility for an assessment.

At 3:05 am, police observed a vehicle travelling with no front licence plate.  The vehicle was subsequently pulled over and police spoke to the driver.  While speaking with the male driver, police observed that he appeared to be falling asleep.  Police conducted a Standard Field Sobriety Test and determined that he was impaired by a drug and a demand was made for further testing by a drug recognition expert.  The driver was brought back to the Morden Police Service office and a drug impairment evaluation was conducted.  The 55-year-old Winnipeg resident was charged with Operate While Impaired by a Drug and released on an Undertaking to appear in Morden Provincial Court in July.

At 2:00 pm, while on general patrol police observed an ambulance at the corner of Mountain Street and Thornhill Street.  Police also observed a damaged bicycle with people gathered around the bike.  Police learned that the bicycle was travelling westbound on the sidewalk on Thornhill Street crossing Mountain Street when a vehicle turning northbound onto Mountain Street stuck the bicycle. EMS attended to the driver of the bicycle who was treated and released.  No charges were laid as a result of this accident.

At 9:10 pm, police were dispatched to Colert Beach regarding a male yelling for help in the lake.  Police arrived and observed two people on kayaks assisting a male to the shore.  Police spoke to the male who advised he had been having trouble swimming when he started yelling for help.  His friends helped him to the island and the kayakers helped him to shore.