During this reporting period, MPS issued:
- One ticket for Drive While Disqualified which carries a fine of $672 and a 30-day vehicle impound
- One ticket for Disobey Traffic Control Device, namely Red Light which carries a fine of $203
- One ticket for Drive an Unregistered Vehicle which carries a fine of $298
- One ticket for Fail to Yield Right of Way to Pedestrian at Pedestrian Corridor which carries a fine of $174
- One written warning for a traffic violation
May 9th, 2022
At 6:50 am, police were dispatched to a residence regarding a disturbance. Police attended and spoke to the homeowner who advised that her boyfriend was intoxicated and breaking items inside the residence and she wanted him removed. The 27 year old male was arrested under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act and lodged in cells until sober when he was released without charges.
May 11th, 2022
Police were dispatched to a local business regarding a shoplifter. Staff in the store observed the suspect put items in her bag and leave the store without paying for the items. The suspect was brought back into the store by the staff to wait for police to arrive. No charges were laid in the incident and the suspect was banned from the store.
May 12th, 2022
At 6:00 pm, police were dispatched to a residence regarding a fight between two males. The victim had been punched in the head and pepper sprayed by the suspect. Police and EMS arrived on scene and the victim was taken to a healthcare facility for treatment. Police located the male suspect who was arrested and charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and two counts of Fail to Comply with a Release Order. He was remanded into custody.
May 15th, 2022
While on general patrol, police observed a vehicle weaving within its lane. Police conducted a traffic stop and made a demand for the driver to provide a sample of their breath on the Roadside Screening device which resulted in a warn reading. The driver was issued a 72 hour driving suspension and a 3 day impoundment of the vehicle along with a $400 administrative suspension.
At 5:00 pm, police were dispatched to a residence regarding a disturbance. Police attended and spoke to both residents who were heavily intoxicated and yelling at each other. The male was known to police to be on conditions to have no contact with the female when he is intoxicated. He was arrested for Fail to Comply with Recognizance and held in cells until sober. He was released on an Appearance Notice to attend Morden Provincial Court in July.
May 16th, 2022
At 2:00 am, police were dispatched to a residence regarding a male threatening one of the residents with a knife. Police attended and the victim advised that a male youth attended the residence and banged on the door until he exited the residence. Once outside the victim saw that the male was holding two knives and threatened to stab the victim. The suspect left the residence and was later located by police. He was arrested for Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose and Uttering Threats and released on an Undertaking to attend Morden Provincial Court in June.
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)