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RCMP Report - Six separate traffic collisions on December 1

posted Jan 9, 2017, 8:24 AM by Kathy Carr
RCMP Blue Hills Area - report for the month of December 2016. Police responded to approximately 195 requests for assistance, occurrences and traffic infractions or collisions during the past month; for the Town of Car­berry, Municipality North Cypress-Lang­ford and the Munici­pality of Glenboro-South Cypress.
 
December 1  
Six separate non-injury traffic collisions; one 911 hang up call; six speeding offences and one liquor act offence.
 December 4
Police are advised that a suspicious male attended the Carberry Motor Inn and was asking pat­rons if they had cocaine on them and wanted people to empty their pockets. The complainant was concerned the male would cause a disturbance if the customers became upset with him. He left shortly after police were con­tacted. Extensive patrols were completed with negative results. There were no further complaints in this regard. 
 
December 5
An abandoned home located off Highway #1 near Road 95W was noted to be on fire by a passing motorist who reported same through 911. The home belonged to Fair­way Colony who advised that there were no occupants in the bui­l­ding and no electricity connected to the structure. It is un­known if there was foul play involved. 
 
December 10
Souris RCMP members conducted a traffic stop on 1st Avenue in Carberry in the late evening. The driver, a 20-year-old male from the Mac­Gregor area was found to have an administrative suspension on his licence for non-payment. He was also subject to zero BAC while driving.  
A roadside sample resulted in a "warn." He was given a 72 hour driving suspension and the vehicle he was operating was impounded accordingly. He also received an offence notice for driving while suspended. 

December 13
A Carberry resident reports the theft of his truck overnight. The truck was parked in the lot of his apartment block the night before. App­roxi­mately $500 in tools were kept in the vehicle. The vehicle was later located west of Brandon and had been destroyed by fire. The matter is unsolved at time of this report. 
Police were advised of an erratic driver on Highway #1 in the early evening hours. The complainant advised a Jeep Liberty was driving all over the road in a dangerous manner and was concerned for the driver.  Police located the vehicle, the young female driver failed to provide her licence to police. Licence validation checks revealed she could not operate a motor vehicle without a supervising driver. The witness provided police with a statement. Police issued the driver with several offence notices; drive carelessly, fail to produce drivers licence and operate a class 5 vehicle without a supervising driver. The vehicle was subsequently towed. 

December 14
A resident in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford reports his Ford F150 was stolen from his property as well as a cattle trailer that had been attached to the truck. The truck was left unlocked with the ignition keys inside the cab. The trailer was abandoned a mile north of the location on the roadway and was retrieved by the owner. The truck was recovered five days later in the Sandy Bay area.

December 16
A flat deck trailer, loaded with irrigation equipment worth $15 to $20,000 was stolen from a property in the Munici­pality of North Cypress-Langford. Some of the equipment was recovered by the owner as items had fallen off the trailer when it was being driven away by the suspects. At the time of this report, the trailer had not been located. 
A Carberry resident advises he noticed his orange 2010 Polaris Ran­ger was no longer in his back yard. He last noticed it at the beginning of the month. It is believed the theft occur­red before the first large snowfall in Decem­ber. The vehicle has not been recovered. 
A business truck belonging to a local farming business was stolen during the night. The incident occurred at ap­proximately 4:00 a.m.  On December 22nd, the truck was located in the Sandy Bay area and was abandoned on the roadway. The vehicle was examined for forensic evidence with negative results. 

December 20
A truck was stolen overnight from the same farming business that was victim to a theft on December 16th. The incident occurred before midnight and the suspects walked into the yard from a roadway. An older truck was taken and driven off the property. The truck was abandoned in the RM of Cameron in the Delo­raine area. The vehicle was left at the scene of a break and enter to a hunting shack where items were stolen from the building. 

December 22
A business in Carberry reports three persons entered the store the pre­vious day and shoplifted approximately $300 wor­th of items. Video sur­veillance shows the two females and one ma­le walking to different areas within the store.  One female could be seen placing an item in her backpack. They then exited the store and left in a vehicle. There is corresponding evidence that the same persons are involved in other shoplifting incidents within the Westman region. 

December 27
Police conducted a traffic stop in Carberry in the early morning of this date due to an obscured licence plate. The driver admitted to having consumed alcohol earlier. An ASD test resulted in a fail and the driver was placed under arrest for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. He was pro­cessed and charged accor­ding­ly. There were several other occupants in the truck. Most were very cooperative and polite toward police. One occupant refused to comply with police when reques­ted to exit the vehicle and identify himself. ­Subsequently the young adult male was arrested for obstruc­tion. The vehicle was towed and impounded. The passengers who were cooperative were assisted in obtaining a safe ride. The young male who refused to cooperate was issued a promise to appear in court. 
Police attended Glen­boro at 5:30 a.m., to a complaint of a domestic as­sault. The female complainant advised she had been assaulted by a recent ex-boyfriend at his residence in Glenboro. Police attended to the female's residence to obtain further information when the subject also attended and exhibited signs of being assaulted as well. Sub­sequently both were placed under arrest for assault and released on a promise to appear with an undertaking. 

December 28
An adult male attends Carberry Detachment to report he was assaulted at a home the evening of December 26th in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford. The complainant described the incident and subsequent injuries to po­l­ice. Several witnesses were identified and interviewed as well as the subject of complaint. The matter remains under investigation. 
A resident in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford reports his quad was stolen from his property. He had kept it stored in a tarp sided shed. The vehicle was last seen on November 30th.  It is described as a green 2011 Kawasaki Brute Force quad. 

December 29
A resident in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford reports his blue 2003 GMC Sierra truck was stolen from his property over­night. The residence and garage had also been entered. Stolen were a pellet gun, a winch, a Samsung television and an XBox 360 gaming console. Another vehicle was abandoned on his property. This abandoned vehicle had been reported stolen on December 25th in the RM of Elton. 

December 30
A resident of the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford woke up at 5:00 a.m. when his dog started barking. He looked out the window to see his pickup truck being driven out of the driveway. The truck then got stuck in the snow at the end of the lane. A lone person exited the vehicle and ran to another vehicle waiting on the road. The truck was not dam­aged. The doors were left unlocked and the keys were left inside the vehicle. The subjects wallet which was in the vehicle was stolen. 
Residents in Brookdale noted suspicious vehicles and persons in their yard at 3:30 in the morning of this date. The suspects were peering into vehicles with flashlights. All the vehicles had been locked and the suspects subsequently left the yard. 
Another resident re­ports his unlocked garage was entered during the night. The vehicles within were gone through, coins, sunglasses and other small items were taken. The suspects also attempted to enter a locked shed but were unsuccessful.

RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Iden­tification Unit are both involved with the investigations into the rash of vehicle thefts and break and enters in the area.  Police are hopeful that the crimes that appear to be linked to each other will lead us to those whom are respon­sible. The assistance of the public in providing in­for­mation with respect to any suspicious activity or persons is appreciated. 
RCMP are asking anyone with information on these or other un­solved crimes, 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.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). 
 Authorized by:
Cst. SMITH A i/c Carberry Detachment
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