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Swift Current Municipal Detachment of RCMP: Plains, trains and automobiles

Posted on 13 April 2022 by Ryan Dahlman

The following is a synopsis of calls for service for April 8-10::

APRIL-08

4:53 PM – report of a bitcoin scam.

5:14 PM – report of a brown Buick Century swerving all over the road on Chaplin Street E. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle.

5:39 PM – report of a train blocking two crossings in Swift Current due to mechanical issues with the train. Approximately one hour later the train was able to get moving again.

6:40 PM – report of an alarm at a business on the 1400 block of North Service Road W. Police attended the business and confirmed the alarm to be false after ensuring the building was secure.

6:47 PM – report of a counterfeit American $100 bill being used to purchase a bicycle from the complainant. He did not know who the male was that had made the purchase and turned the counterfeit money over to police.

8:29 PM – 911 call of a disturbance on the 400 block of 6th Avenue NW. The caller advised her boyfriend is yelling and swearing with children in the home and while on the phone with police the caller advised the male was packing some of his items and planned to leave. Police spoke with the caller who confirmed nothing physical had occurred in the residence and the male had left to go spend the night at a friends.

11:33 PM – report of a male being removed from a business on the 1400 block of North Service Road E after showing staff at the location a lewd photo. Police attended and the male left without incident.

APRIL-09

1:03 AM – report of a black van driving around with it’s doors open, the occupants are yelling and not stopping at stop signs. No plate number was able to be obtained. Police made patrols but did not locate the black van.

3:21 AM – report of the the caller’s boyfriend accusing her of trying to kick him out of the residence and the caller would like him removed. Police attended the residence and spoke with both the caller and her boyfriend who were both intoxicated. Police confirmed nothing physical had occurred between the two and the boyfriend was picked up by his sister to stay at her home for the night.

7:28 AM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a blue lnfiniti M35 for speeding.

7:54 AM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a black Honda Civic for speeding.

11:52 AM – report of the caller accidentally hitting a parked red Ford Fusion on Friesen Street E. The caller advised the owner of the vehicle was not around and she left of note but wanted to make police aware should the owner report a hitand run to their vehicle.

1 :05 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a blue Kenworth semi for parking in a no-parking zone on South Service Road E.

2:02 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a brown Honda Civic for making a “U” turn at an intersection controlled by traffic lights.

3:07 PM – report of a male and female yelling at each other behind a business on the 200 block of Central Avenue N and then the male pushed the female. Police attended and spoke to the two and confirmed no offence had been committed.

3:26 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a white Dodge Ram for speeding and for excessive damage to the vehicles windshield.

3:47 PM – request to assist EMS with an adult female who overdosed at a dwelling unit on the 300 block of 1st Avenue

NW. Police attended the location along with EMS and located the female who was alert after receiving narcan from a

male at the location. The female refused any further medical assistance.

5:19 PM – report of a suspicious male wearing a full face mask going in and out of yards on North Railway Street E. Police made patrols but did not locate the male.

6:58 PM – 911 call of a suspicious male on 6th Avenue NE yelling, swearing, walking out in front of vehicles and publicly urinating. Police attended the area and located the male who was extremely intoxicated. The male was arrested and held in police custody until he was sober. No criminal charges were laid in relation to the incident.

8:22 PM – report of a sudden death at a residence in Swift Current. A 89 year old female was pronounced deceased at the scene. The death has been deemed non-suspicious.

10:19 PM – report of a two vehicle collision in the parking lot of a business on the 700 block of South Service Road E. The driver of a grey Ford Fusion had cut of the driver of a brown Dodge Ram resulting in the two vehicles colliding. The driver of the Ford was issued a ticket under the Traffic Safety Act for driving without due care and attention.

APRIL-10

1:32 AM – 911 call of an assault at a dwelling unit on the 300 block of Central Avenue S. Police attended the residence and determined an adult female had assaulted her mother and adult daughter and she was arrested. This matter is still under investigation.

4:33 PM – 911 hang up call from a location on the 2200 block of Woodrow Lloyd Place. Police spoke with staff at the location who were able to confirm no emergency was taking place.

5:12 PM – report of prank phone calls.

6:31 PM – report of a bag of white powder and a rock like substance believed to be drugs being located at a business on the 1400 block of North Service Road E. Police attended the location and seized the bag for destruction.

6:49 PM – report of a skunk around a dwelling unit on the 200 block of Gladstone Street W. Police notified the City of Swift Current’s animal control.

7:39 PM – 911 call of a female driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of the #1 Highway. Police made patrols but were unable to locate any vehicles travelling the wrong way.

8:49 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a green GMC Sierra for failing to use headlights at night.

9:25 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a green Chevrolet Trailblazer for performing an activity to distract, startle or interfere with other road users.

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