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Swift Current Municipal Detachment deal with some incidents involving children

Posted on 30 March 2022 by Prairie Post

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


4:13 PM – report of the complainant losing his work permit. The complainant was issued a file number from police in order to obtain a new one.

4:58 PM – report of very loud music coming from the caller’s neighbour’s residence on the 300 block of 10th Avenue NW. Police attended the residence where a small gathering was taking place in the backyard with some music playing but police did not find the noise to be excessive.

5:28 PM – the complainant along with her children attended the Detachment wanting to speak to police about a recent vandalism one of the children committed. During the conversation the children accused the mother of lying and assaulting one of them. This matter is still under investigation.


9:13 AM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a red Jeep Gladiator for making a “U” turn at an intersection controlled by traffic lights.

9:40 AM – report of a suspicious brown Chevrolet Caprice parked at a location on the 300 block of 2nd Avenue NW. Police were able to speak to the owners of the vehicle who advised they had sold the car to a male but he had stopped communicating with them and had not paid for the vehicle in full . The owners of the vehicle advised they would be having it towed.

11:12 AM – 911 call of a possible sighting of a boy who had been reported missing in Nova Scotia in May 2020. The caller advised they had met the child and his parents at the pool of a commercial dwelling unit on the 100 block of George Street W and during the early morning hours they could hear the boy crying and felt as though he didn’t want to be with the parents. Police attended the location but the family had already left earlier that morning. Police spoke with staff at the location and showed them pictures but no staff had seen any children resembling the one in the photo.

12:26 PM – an adult female attended the Detachment in order to provide her fingerprints in relation to a breach of probation charge, however, police determined the female was intoxicated while at the Detachment and she was on court ordered conditions not to consume alcohol. The female was arrested and released with a future court date. She will be charged with one count of failing to comply with a probation order under the Criminal Code.

2:10 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a white Dodge Caravan for speeding.

4:37 PM – report of damage being done to the caller’s green Dodge Caravan while parked on the 100 block of 2nd Avenue NW. The vehicle had minor damage to it, no entry to the van was gained and nothing was taken. There are no suspects or witnesses.

5:26 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on a female who the caller has been unable to get a hold of since early December. Police located the female who was doing well but avoiding the caller. The caller was updated by police that she was alive and well and did not wish to have any further contact with him.

7:21 PM – report of the caller’s husband not letting her use the phone or television remote. Police attended the residence to confirm nothing physical had occurred between the two of them . The husband returned the remote and decided to leave the residence and stay elsewhere for the night.

7:48 PM – report of a suspicious brown Chevrolet Caprice parked near a business on South Railway Street W that appears to be smoking but there are no flames. Police attended and the smoking had died down and no one was around the vehicle. Officers contacted the registered owner who were advised the vehicle would be towed.

8:33 PM – report of the caller’s boots being stolen from his friend’s garage by a male known to him. This matter is still under investigation.

9:41 PM – report of a male shoplifting from a business on the 900 block of Chaplin Street E. A male had entered the business and said to the caller “sorry guys, I’m just taking this and not paying for it” and then ran from the store with some food items. Police made patrols but did not locate anyone matching the description provided by the caller. Police spoke with the owner of the business who declined having the matter investigated further.

10:26 PM – report of the caller’s neighbour’s vehicle being parked on his lawn on the 800 block of Chaplin Street E. Police attended the residence and spoke with the neighbour, an adult female, who appeared to be intoxicated. The female passed a road side alcohol screening test but was believed to possibly be under the influence of some prescribed sleeping pills. A medical review was submitted by police to her insurance company.

11:52 PM – 911 call from a female reporting her ex-boyfriend was intoxicated, yelling and not letting her leave a location on the 1700 block of 17th Avenue SE. Police attended the location and spoke to both parties who are going through a break up and confirmed nothing physical happened between them. The caller was provided a courtesy ride to a friend’s residence.


2:44 AM – 911 call of a stolen vehicle. The caller advised that his blue Dodge Ram had been stolen from the parking lot of a business on the 1100 block of Central Avenue N. The vehicle had been parked around 4pm and he’d just returned and it was no longer there. Police spoke with the caller who appeared to be intoxicated and then remembered that his truck had actually been parked at an establishment on the North Service Road. Police located the caller and then located the truck to confirm it was his and gave the male a courtesy ride home.

9:13 AM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a white Volkswagen Atlas for making a “U” turn at an intersection controlled by traffic lights.

11 :28 AM – report of a two vehicle collision on the 1800 block of Memorial Drive. The driver of a brown Buick Lesabre struck a blue Honda Civic when making a turn. No one was injured as a result of the collision. The Honda was required to be towed from the scene. No charges were laid.

12:25 PM – report of a young boy walking alone on the 2nd Avenue SE overpass southbound. Police located the boy, who was eight years old and advised he had permission from his mom to walk home. Police confirmed this with the boy’s mother.

1:02 PM – two firearms were turned into the Detachment as part of the annual firearms amnesty program .

2:15 PM – report of a male youth throwing rocks and yelling obscenities at a location on 6th Avenue SE. A short time later the caller contacted police again to advise them the youth had left.

5:17 PM – report of a damaged pole at a location on the 500 block of North Service Road W. The caller thought maybe the pole had been hit by a vehicle. It is unknown when it occurred and there are no witnesses or suspects.

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