During this reporting period, MPS:
- Conducted 3 compliance checks for travelers who were under a Mandatory Isolation Order.
During this reporting period, MPS issued:
- One ticket for Disobey a Traffic Control Device namely a Red Light which carries a fine of $203
- Three tickets for Drive an Unregistered Vehicle which each carry a fine of $298
- One ticket for Speeding (67 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone) which carries a fine of $272
- One ticket for Speeding (73 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone) which carries a fine of $351
- Two tickets for Improper Side Window Tinting which each carry a fine of $174
- One ticket for Obscured License Plate which carries a fine of $203
- Two tickets for Driving Without a Valid License which each carry a fine of $298
- One ticket for Disobey Traffic Control Device, namely Stop Sign which carries a fine of $203
- One written warning for Speeding
November 16th, 2021
At 9:30 am, police were dispatched to a residence for a dispute between a mother and daughter. Police attended and spoke with both individuals who were dealing with health concerns in the family. The mother agreed to leave her daughter’s residence.
Police received a complaint from a store of a family not wearing masks in the store. Police attended and spoke with the father. He was verbally warned and informed that he was no longer welcome in the store.
November 17th, 2021
At 9:58 pm, police received a call about a possible break in at a residence on Glenwood Drive. The homeowner received a call from a neighbor saying that she just scared three youth off their property. Police spoke with the resident of the house who stated that she found the side door ajar and observed three youth running away.
Police would like to remind the public to keep their doors locked at all times and invest in a home security system.
November 18th, 2021
At 7:28 pm, Morden Police were dispatched to a structure fire in the 300 block of Mountain Street. Police stayed on scene until cleared by Morden Fire and Rescue. No injuries were reported.
November 19th, 2021
Police received a call from a concerned parent stating that their child has been receiving inappropriate messages from an online predator on a common social media platform. Upon investigation, police determined this to be a common challenge where young people “continue the story”. In this challenge, two young people will take turns, continuing a story which is often sexual in nature. Police would like to remind parents to have ongoing conversations with their children about online safety and to monitor their social media accounts.
While on general patrol, police conducted a traffic stop and detected an odor of liquor coming from the driver. Police then noticed empty and full bottles of alcohol inside the vehicle. A demand was made 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.
November 20th, 2021
At 12:50 am, police were on general patrol when they observed a vehicle whose driver is known to be on a curfew. Police spoke to the driver and subsequent checks confirmed he was still on a curfew condition. Further checks revealed that the male was driving without a valid driver’s license. He was issued a ticket for Driving without a Valid license. The 19-year-old Morden resident was also arrested and charged with Fail to Comply with a Release Order. He was remanded into custody.
At 9:12 am, Morden Police were dispatched to the Minnewasta Golf Club for a structure fire. Nobody was in the building at the time and no injuries were reported. Police stayed on scene until cleared by Morden Fire and Rescue.
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).