During this reporting period, MPS:
- Conducted 2 compliance checks for travelers who were under a Mandatory Isolation Order.
November 22nd, 2021
Morden Police received a report of theft from a business. The manager reported several electronics and fragrances were taken from the store on November 19th. The value of these items is over $1300. Police are continuing to investigate this matter.
At 3:19 pm, police received a request for a well being check on youth. Police located the youth who admitted to having a hard day but was in good health otherwise. The youth’s mother was located and agreed to stay with her for the rest of the day.
At 8:35 pm, police were dispatched to a motel for a dispute between tenants. Police arrived on scene and spoke with one tenant who stated that the other tenant was trying to force his way into his room and that this was part of an ongoing dispute. Both tenants were advised to go back to their rooms for the night.
At 10:40 pm, police were dispatched to a residence for a well being check on an individual. Police spoke with the individual who admitted to struggling with some things from her past but had a family member with her.
November 23rd, 2021
At 1:10 am, police were dispatched to a motel for an assault. The caller stated that two males were fighting outside their rooms. Police arrived on scene and spoke with the victim who stated that the landlord was inspecting damage to his door, when the suspect came out of nowhere and attacked him. The suspect then took off. While police were speaking with the victim, the suspect returned to the area. Subsequently, a 33 year old Morden resident was arrested for Assault. He was released on an Undertaking and will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in February. The victim was offered an ambulance but denied any medical attention.
Morden Police received a report of a youth assaulted by her mother. The caller stated that her niece had shown up at her house with bruises and stated that her mom had hit her. Police attended and spoke with the victim and confirmed that this had happened more than once. A 28 year old female from Morden was arrested for Assault. She was released on an Undertaking and will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in February.
November 24th, 2021
At 5:24 pm, police received a report of a traffic accident at the corner of Thornhill Street and Mountain Street. The caller stated that he was driving his brown 2004 Pontiac Montana westbound on Thornhill Street and turned east onto Mountain Street, cutting off the driver of a white 2009 BMW X535. Neither driver was injured, and both were advised to report with MPI within seven days.
November 25th, 2021
Police received a call from an individual reporting that his vehicle was gone through overnight. When the victim woke up, he noticed that his vehicle door was open and that the glove box had been gone through with items taken.
Morden Police Service received a School Bus Report stating that a vehicle passed a school bus while it was unloading. Police contacted the driver and issued him a verbal warning.
At 4:01 pm, police received a request for a well being check on an individual. The caller stated she was speaking with a female on the phone when the female became angry and started screaming. The caller stated that her son was at the female’s house, and she requested police attend and check on the well being of her son and the female. Police attended and spoke with both parties. The female stated that she was angry about a post on social media made by the caller and but that everyone was fine otherwise.
November 26th, 2021
Police issued a warrant of arrest for 19-year-old Alyssa RIETZE for failing to attend Morden Police Service for Identification on October 23rd, 2021.
Police received a report of a male on the ice at Lake Minnewasta. The caller was concerned for his safety because of the fluctuating temperature and wasn’t sure the ice was thick enough to be on. Police attended and spoke with the male who stated that the ice was 5 inches thick and that he was fine. Morden Police Service would like to remind the public to stay off Lake Minnewasta at this time. Various factors such as wind, snow layers and water currents can weaken ice even when it appears thick enough to walk on.
November 27th, 2021
Police received of complaint of theft of gas from a gas station. Police located the driver who stated that she had sent her son to pay for the gas and get a chocolate bar, but that he paid for the chocolate bar and forgot to pay for the gas. She attended the gas station to pay her bill.
November 28th, 2021
Morden Police Service received a request for a well being check on an individual that made vague suicidal comments on the phone. Police contacted the individual who was frustrated with the lack of communication with an organization but was not suicidal.
At 6:00 pm, police were dispatched to a residence for a break and enter in progress. The caller stated that he was dropping his friend off at her residence when she found two youth in her house. She was preventing them from leaving and waiting for police to attend. Police arrived on scene and spoke with both youth who claimed they were looking for their friend that lived there. When they couldn’t find their friend, they saw a decorative jar they liked and took it. Nothing else was damaged or taken. Both youths were referred to the Youth Community Justice program.
At 9:30 pm, police received a complaint of a disturbance at a residence. Police attended and found the homeowner and his brother to be bleeding. Both males were intoxicated and admitted to getting into a fight. They agreed to separate for the night and their sober wives agreed to make sure they got home safely.
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).