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Swift Current Municipal Detachment had a full weekend in dealing with complaints

Posted on 31 May 2022 by Prairie Post

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

MAY-20

5:17 PM – report of a male in a yellow moving van recording other vehicles parked at a location on the 1100 block of Central Avenue N. Police attended the area and located the vehicle but there were no occupants inside.

5:50 PM – report of a young male driving a black Dodge Charger who is often speeding and doing burnouts in the Ashley Park area. A plate number was provided to police. Officers spoke with the owner of the vehicle, the driver’s father, who advised he would discipline his son.

8:29 PM – report of a young male emptying a fire extinguisher at a park in the northwest area of the City. The caller turned the extinguisher into the Detachment for disposal. No fire extinguishers had been reported stolen to police.

9:32 PM – report of the caller’s neighbour’s residence door being left open and no one is at the property. Police attended the residence and confirmed no one was inside and nothing appeared to be missing.

10:50 PM – report of the caller’s ex-wife taking his vehicle without permission. Police spoke with the ex-wife who advised the vehicle had been purchased while they were together making the complaint a civil matter. Police made attempts to contact the caller but he refused to discuss anything further and hung up on police.

11 :03 PM – report of a possibly impaired driver that will be leaving an establishment on the 200 block of 1st Avenue NE in a white Chevrolet Silverado. Police attended the area and the vehicle remained parked.

MAY-21

6:31 AM – report of a gas and dash from a business on the 300 block of North Service Road W. in a purple Chevrolet Montana with either a British Columbia or Montana, USA licence plate on it and was last seen travelling westbound on the #1 Highway. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle.

10:28 AM – report of a white Dodge Ram parked outside a residence on the 100 block of 11th Avenue SE with two male individuals inside who appearing to be smoking marijuana. Officers attended the location and spoke to the driver of the vehicle who was inside the residence and had not been smoking anything.

11:08 AM – report of a male residing in the Swift Current area who has a warrant for his arrest out of Calgary, AB. Police were able to confirm there was no warrant on system for the male.

11 :54 AM – report of the gate to the caller’s business being broken sometime overnight. The caller confirmed that a vehicle had been moved at the business but nothing appeared to be missing. There are no suspects or witnesses.

12:42 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a white Chevrolet Silverado for speeding.

1:54 PM – report of an abandoned green Chevrolet Trailblazer parked on the 2200 block of South Service Road W. Police confirmed the vehicle was not stolen and spoke with the registered owner who advised they would be attending to pick up the vehicle.

2:21 PM – report of youth on the roof of an empty business on the O block of Central Avenue N. Police attended and located two youth who were instructed by police to clean up some garbage in the area. Both kids were then driven home and had their parents spoken to by police.

3:38 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a red Pontiac Grand Am for holding, viewing, using or manipulating electronic communications equipment while operating a motor vehicle.

5:04 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a white Mazda CX-3 for speeding.

5:16 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a white Mazda 3 for speeding.

5:43 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a blue Chevrolet Venture for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s licence.

6:12 PM – report of a possibly impaired driver in a burgundy colored truck that went into a ditch and had not stopped at a stop sign on the 1100 block of Central Avenue N. Officers made patrols but were unable to locate any vehicles matching the description provided.

6:19 PM – 911 call of a possibly suicidal individual. Police and the PACT worker attended the individual’s residence and confirmed they were not a risk to themselves or others.

10:45 PM – report of a male at a business on 700 block of South Service Road E who was intoxicated and had a warrant for his arrest and then left the area in a grey lnfiniti G35. Police had previously confirmed the male did not have a warrant and made the caller aware. Police made patrols but did not locate the vehicle.

11:45 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on a male in the same building as the caller who’s dog has been barking and he is not answering his door. Officers attended the complex and confirmed the male was not home.

2022-MAY-22

8:12 AM – report of a possible online romance scam.

8:40 AM – found wallet was turned into the Detachment and placed into lost and found.

11:25 AM – report of the caller being harassed by text message and on multiple social media accounts by her ex-boyfriend. This matter is still under investigation.

2:25 PM – report of an assault that took place the night prior at an establishment on the 200 block of Central Avenue N. The complainant advised she had been assaulted inside the establishment by a female known to her and then assaulted again outside when she was leaving. This matter is still under investigation.

2:35 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the passenger of a black Ford Explorer for failing to wear their seatbelt properly.

3:47 PM – report of a female driving a a black Dodge Charger with an Alberta licence plate that appears to have leaned a large gun wrapped in a hoodie against a building on the 100 block of 11th Avenue SE. Police attended the residence,

found the item and were able to confirm it was a paintball gun. Beside the item was a back pack with multiple large knives in it. There were also multiple items in the vehicle including electronics, knives and what was later to be confirmed as

crystal meth. Police spoke with multiple occupants at the residence and two subjects, one male and one female, were responsible for the property. Both subjects were arrested and held in police custody. 22 year old Daniel Koldingnes of Leader, SK has been charged with one count of possession of meth for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act, one count of possession of a weapon and one count of of possession of stolen property under

the Criminal Code. 28 year old Kelsie Mast of Medicine Hat, AB has been charged with one count of possession of meth for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs & Substance Act and two counts of failing to comply with the condition of her release order under the Criminal Code. Both subjects appeared in Swift Current Provincial Court on May 24.

3:47 PM – while at the residence on the 100 block of 11th Avenue SE police arrested a male who had a warrant for his arrest out of Saskatoon, SK. The male was released on documents with a future court date in Saskatoon.

4:49 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver and a passenger of a grey Chevrolet Cavalier for possessing, consuming or distributing cannabis in a vehicle under the Controlled Cannabis Act. A second passenger was issued a ticket for having, giving, keeping or consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle.

6:51 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a red Honda Cruiser for speeding.

10:25 PM – report from a male who believes a female known to him went through his vehicle while parked in the parking lot of a business on the 200 block of 1st Avenue NW. Nothing was taken but when he returned to the vehicle she was standing by it and the door was open. This matter is still under investigation.

10:41 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the registered owner of a grey GMC for having open alcohol in a motor vehicle.

11:01 PM – 911 call of two cans of Narcan being found at a location on 6th Avenue SE. Police seized the items for disposal.

11 :05 PM – 911 call of a suicidal individual. Police along with EMS attended the individual’s residence where they were assessed and agreed to attend the hospital voluntarily with EMS for further evaluation.

MAY-23

1:36 AM – report of an adult female missing from a residence in Swift Current after she had not returned home. Police made multiple attempts to locate the female that were unsuccessful. The following day officers were notified the female returned home.

8:43 AM – report of an alarm at a business on the 1100 block of Central Avenue N. Police attended the business and confirmed the alarm to be false after ensuring the business was secure.

9:31 AM – 911 hang up call about a suspicious black Chevrolet Silverado in the ditch near 19th Avenue NE. Officers attended the location and could see drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Police questioned the driver of the vehicle and performed a sobriety test on him as drug use was suspected. The driver completed the test poorly and was issued a three-day driving suspension and a three day vehicle impoundment.

2:10 PM – report of an abandoned vehicle parked in the caller’s parking spot at a location on the 600 block of 1st Avenue

NE. Police were able to determine the vehicle was not stolen and after multiple unsuccessful attempts to speak to the registered owner the caller was advised to have the vehicle towed .

2:25 PM – report of a scam involving the purchase of gift cards.

4:41 PM – report of the caller’s daughter being in an abusive relationship and possibly residing in Swift Current. This matter is still under investigation.

7:01 PM – while on patrol officers issued written warnings to the driver of a Nissan Pathfinder for operating a motor vehicle without valid registration and for failing to produce a driver’s licence upon police request.

7:16 PM – while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a white Honda Pilot for speeding. The driver was also given a written warning for using a cellphone while operating a motor vehicle.

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