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RCMP Report - Possible Poacher on the loose in South Cypress

posted Jan 7, 2019, 12:07 PM by Kathy Carr
RCMP report for the month of November, 2018. Blue Hills Area members responded to approximately 126 calls for service and incidents in the Town of Carberry, RM North Cypress-­Lang­ford and the Municipality of Glen­boro South-Cyp­ress. This also includes traffic statistics and incidents responded to by West­man Traffic Services;

November 2
A business in Glen­boro, Major Hair Designs was broken into during the night. Loose change and rolled coins were taken. The matter has not been resolved.
Police are advised that a suspicious male on a Polaris quad had been observed in the Glen­boro-South Cypress area approaching a herd of buffalo with a rifle. The complainant feels the male may be poaching either buffalo or elk in the area and has been seen on a previous occasion. The incident details have been pas­sed along to Sus­tainable Development for further investigation. 
Anyone with information on possible poachers are also encouraged to contact the TIPS line Turn In Poachers at 1-800-782-0076. 

November 4
A residence in Glen­boro was broken into during the night. The comp­lainant returned home to find the rear door wide open. At the time of the report, it did not appear as though any items had been stolen. 

November 6
Police were dispatched to a single vehicle rol­lover on Highway #1 in the RM North Cypress-Langford. The witness reported seeing the vehicle lose control and then roll three times into the ditch. A female passenger was ejected from the vehicle as she was not wearing a seat belt. Road conditions were poor at the time of the collision. The two occupants were treated and released from hospital and did not suffer major injury. 
A complaint of theft from a rental property in Wellwood was reported to police. The landlord discovered after the tenant moved out of the residence, that a water softener had been stolen. The item is valued at $1400.  Attempts to contact the tenant were unsuccessful. 

November 9
Westman Traffic Ser­vices were on patrol in Glenboro and initiate a traffic stop on a truck leaving the Spruce Woods Inn. The driver had a strong odour of alcohol on his breath and slurred speech, and admitted to consuming beer. The adult male from Glenboro was arrested and provided breath samples with results of 190 and 180 mgs% alcohol. The vehicle was towed and impounded for 60 days. The accused attended court and was given a one year driving prohibition and a fine of $1600. 

November 11
Police were dispatched to a collision at the intersection of Highway #5 and Highway #2 in the late morning of this date. The complainant advised she was travelling East on Highway #2 when a truck slid through the stop sign at Highway #2 and struck her vehicle.  There were no injuries reported by occupants of either vehicle. The driver of the truck was issued an offence notice for Driving Imprudently. 

November 15
A domestic assault was reported to police in the morning of this date. The Carberry resident advised that she and her husband had been in a verbal argument which resulted in a physical altercation. The complainant was not seriously injured. The suspect left the residence prior to the complainant calling police. A warrant for arrest was issued and he was arrested a day later and released on an Undertaking with conditions of no contact. The matter is before the courts. 

November 16
Police, Fire, EMS and tow trucks were stopped at a motor vehicle collision scene on Highway #1 with all emergency lights activated in the early evening of this date. Road pylons had been set up and Fire personnel were standing on the roadway with a "SLOW" sign, moving traffic from the passing lane into the right lane. A vehicle was ob­served by police travelling toward the scene at a high rate of speed. The vehicle entered the radar at 96 km/hr and passed the police car, with a firefighter not 40 feet behind the patrol car. The vehicle sped past the other emergency vehicles before slamming on the brakes. The vehicle was stopped by police and the driver offers the explanation that he didn't see the lights until the last second. The accident scene was on a straight stretch of road, all vehicles had emergency lights and headlights illuminated that were visible for at least a mile or two. The adult male from the Winnipeg area was issued an offence notice for Drive Carelessly, a fine of $672 as well as an offence notice for passing an emergency vehicle and failing to comply with speed requirements, a fine of $298.

November 24
Police were patrolling Highway #5 south of Carberry when they obser­­ve a truck being driven erratically. The vehicle was stopped and the driver submitted a roadside breath test which resulted in a "Fail". He was arrested and provided breath samples resulting in readings of 150 mgs% of blood alcohol content. The vehicle he was driving was impounded. ­The accused adult male from the Douglas area will appear in court in late December. Meanwhile, he has been issued an administrative suspension of his driving privileges.  

November 25
A resident in the RM North Cypress-Langford report thefts from their property. One resident advised a Honda auger engine, valued at $2400 had been stolen during the previous week. This theft prompted the victim to advise that a month prior he had noticed that a Jack-All and hydraulic cylinder had been stolen. 

RCMP are asking anyone with information regarding any unsolved crime to contact the Carberry RCMP at (204) 834-2905 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrime­ or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). 
Authorized by;
Cpl. Jennifer MCKINNON
NCO i/c, Carberry Detachment