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Swift Current Municipal Detachment had a wide variety of complaints to handle

Posted on 23 March 2022 by Prairie Post

The following is a synopsis of calls for service for the dates indicated:

MARCH-18

4:04 PM – 911 call from a male reporting he was being followed by two men from an establishment to where he was now on North Hill Drive. Police made patrols and located the caller who provided very vague details about what had occurred between him and these males to prompt them to follow him but said they had called him an expletive. No plate number or vehicle make was able to be provided by the caller. Police made patrols but did not locate anyone based on the description provided.

4:05 PM – report of a school bus that had not stopped properly for a stop sign earlier in the day. The complainant did not wish to have the matter pursued and only wanted it documented.

6:05 PM – 911 call of a sudden death at a residence in Swift Current. Police attended the home where a 72 year old male was pronounced deceased by EMS. The death has been deemed non-suspicious.

8:16 PM – report of an erratic driver in a green Chevrolet Cavalier on 5th Avenue NW approximately ten minutes prior. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the Cavalier.

9:47 PM – report of a white GMC 1500 speeding with loud exhaust past the caller’s residence. This is not the first complaint received in relation to this truck and is still under investigation.

11:37 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a black Chevrolet Corsica for failing to use their headlights at night. The driver was also issued an inspection ticket to have the left brake light on the vehicle repaired.

MARCH-19

11:38 AM – report of an alarm at a residence on the 800 block of Chaplin Street E. Police attended the residence and confirmed the alarm to be false after ensuring the home was secure.

12:50 PM – report of an erratic, possibly impaired driver in a grey Ford Escape. The caller advised the vehicle was all over the road and cutting other road users off. No direction of travel was obtained for the Ford. Police made patrols but were unable to located the vehicle.

2:00 PM – report of a male attempting to gain entry to a dwelling unit on the 400 block of Central Avenue N through a window. The male was kicking a door and trying to pry open a window. Police attended the complex and located an adult male trying to get into the building. The male had not caused any damage to the property and was under the impression

he had a right to be there. The male was given a verbal warning by police and told not to return unless in the company of someone who resides at the property.

2:31 PM – while on patrol the police were flagged down by two males reporting they had located their mother impaired, parked, sitting in her vehicle. Police attended along with EMS. After being assessed by EMS the female was arrested and brought back to the Detachment where she refused to provide breath samples to assess her level of intoxication. The female was released to a sober family member with a future court date. The female will be charged with impaired driving and failure to comply with alcohol demand under the Criminal Code.

3:48 PM – report of a hit and run to the caller’s white Honda Pilot while parked on the O block Springs Drive approximately one week prior. There are no suspects or witnesses.

7:14 PM – report of the caller’s wife falling into an open, unmarked grave at a cemetery in Swift Current. Police contacted the the cemetery property rep and left a message asking they go mark the area so it doesn’t happen again.

9:10 PM – report of seven kids pushing one another near the 2nd Avenue overpass. Police attended and no one was in the area. Police also made patrols but did not locate any fights or other disturbances.

10:58 PM – report of a suspicious person at a residence on the O block of 3rd Avenue NE. Police attended and spoke to the male who advised he had permission to be at the property which was confirmed when police spoke to the homeowner on the phone.

11 :26 PM – report of a white GMC 1500 speeding past the caller’s residence on the 200 block of Herbert Street E with very loud exhaust. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the truck. This matter is still under investigation as multiple complaints have been received in relation to this vehicle.

MARCH-20

12:42 AM – 911 call from a female reporting she can hear two males swearing behind her dwelling unit on the 500 block of Robert Street E. Police attended the location and did not locate anyone in the area.

2:04 AM – report of a suspicious truck outside the caller’s residence on the 500 block of Colonel Otter Drive and the lights kept turning off and on. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle.

2:33 AM – 911 call of a loud party happening at a dwelling unit on the O block of 4th Avenue SE. Police attended the residence and spoke to the property rep who was told to turn their music down.

9:20 AM – report of an alarm at a business on the 300 block of Cheadle Street E. Officers attended the business and confirmed the alarm to be false after ensuring the building was secure.

4:10 PM -while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a grey Mazda 3 for failing to stop at an intersection displaying a red light.

4:40 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on the caller’s friend who she has not been able to get ahold of since the night prior. Police attended the residence and spoke to the male who was home and doing well.

5:39 PM – found bicycle was turned into the Detachment. The bike was placed into lost and found.

9:08 PM – report of a female at an establishment on the 400 block of South Service Road E reporting she was being chased by someone. The caller also stated that her family lived in the apartment above her and she was concerned they were going to be hurt. Police attended the location and spoke to the female who appeared to be very confused when asked questions about her family and what had happened. Police attended her residence that was near the establishment and spoke to the occupants of the apartment above hers, confirming her family did not live there. Officers spoke with multiple neighbours in the complex who had not heard or seen any disturbances in the building.

9:41 PM – 911 call of a possible gun shot. The caller advised they heard what they believed to be the sound of a gun shot on the O block of 6th Avenue NE. Police made patrols and did not locate anyone who was in distress or injured and nothing further was heard. No other calls were received in relation to this complaint.

10:12 PM – report of a sudden death at a residence in Swift Current. Police attended the home where a 66 year old female was pronounced deceased. The death has been deemed non-suspicious.

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