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Swift Current Municipal Detachment weekend report Oct. 21-23

Posted on 25 October 2022 by Prairie Post


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


4:44 PM – report of the male responsible for a recent break-in being at a business on the 1100 block of Central Avenue N. Police attended, located the male, who was arrested after confirming he was responsible for the break-in.

5:44 PM – found back pack was turned into the Detachment and placed into the lost and found .

7:34 PM – report of two males smoking in a business on the 1800 block of Memorial Drive. Police attended and spoke to

the males and determined they had used a vape in the store. Both were given verbal warnings.

9:09 PM – report of a small group of kids consuming alcohol and playing “chicken” with vehicles on the south side of the 2nd Avenue overpass. Officers made patrols but no one was located.

10:04 PM – report of a loud house party on the 300 block of 5th Avenue SE. Police attended, noting the music was a little loud. The occupants of the home were spoken to and agreed to turn down the music.

11:35 PM – 911 call of a suspicious male trying to open the caller’s front door on the 200 block of 2nd Avenue SE. The caller advised the male left on a bicycle northbound. A second call was received through 911 reporting a male had come to the caller’s door asking for an ambulance to be called. Police along with EMS attended the residence, the male had suffered a medical emergency while riding his bike and was transported to hospital by EMS for further evaluation.


1:49 AM – report of a suspicious male being under the caller’s semi that was parked for the night on North Service Road E and when he got out to yell at him the male ran off. The caller advised he could see another person “dumpster diving” at a business on the O block of Springs Drive and thought perhaps they were together. Police made patrols and spoke to the male at the dumpster who advised he’d not been involved but seen the male run off and it appeared the male knew the caller. Police were able to determine the male worked for the same company as the caller and had been pulling a prank and was given a verbal warning.

3:49 AM – request from Moose Jaw Police Service to assist with locating a missing youth from their area that may be in Swift Current. The youth was not found in Swift Current.

:12 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on a female who has been hanging around a business on the 600 block of Chaplin Street W for the past two days. The caller advised today she had been there, pacing for over two hours and appears to be distressed. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the female.

3:13 PM – while on patrol officers issued a written warning to the driver of a black Mercedes-Benz ML350 for operating a motor vehicle without valid registration.

5:54 PM – report of the caller receiving threatening text messages saying he owes money to someone. Police spoke with the caller who said he was in Saskatoon. Police advised the male to contact Saskatoon Police Service to report the matter.

6:29 PM – 911 misuse call. The caller initially dialled 911 saying her boyfriend was not allowing her to leave the residence and then called a second time to advise the matter had resolved itself but was reluctant to provide her address. Police attended the residence and spoke to everyone in the home and determined there had been an argument over living arrangements and it was agreed the caller would stay elsewhere for the time being.

7:27 PM – 911 call from a female advising her ex-boyfriend stole her black Jeep Grand Cherokee. Police spoke with the caller and determined the vehicle was not stolen, they both are co-owners of the vehicle so she would need to pursue the matter in civil court.


12:09 AM – report of an alarm coming from a residence on the 300 block of Powell Crescent. Police attended the residence and were able to locate a malfunctioning smoke detector on the back deck of the home. No one was home. Police removed the batteries so the alarm would stop.

5:30 AM – report of an unwanted male at a location on the 2000 block of Saskatchewan Drive. Staff have asked the man to leave but he won’t, saying he is cold. Police attended and spoke to the male who advised he’s been trying to ride his bike to Estevan, was cold and did not have any money. Social Services was contacted and were able to provide the man with somewhere to stay for the night.

6:45 AM – report of a tree fire on the 400 block Laurier Drive after a transformer exploded. Police attended the residence and the fire was put out by the Fire Department. No one was injured as a result of the fire.

9:09 AM – 911 call of two loud explosion like bangs being heard by the caller from the 300 block of 7th Avenue NW. Police, Fire Department and EMS attended the area after another transformer had exploded.

9:11 AM – report of an alarm at a business on the 700 block of 1st Avenue NW. While police were on route, the alarm was cancelled by the alarm monitoring company. The alarm had gone off due to a power outage in the area.

9:46 AM – report of an alarm at a location on the 0 block of George Street W. Police confirmed the alarm to be false, weather had caused a power outage in the area.

4:30 PM – report of a hit and run to the caller’s grey Nissan Pathfinder while parked in the lot of a business on the 1800 block of Memorial Drive. This matter is still under investigation.

5:42 PM – report of the caller hitting a power pole on the #4 Highway and knocking it down after losing control on a patch

of ice. Police attended the collision and SaskPower was contacted to attend to the downed pole. No one was injured as a result of the collision. The vehicle was required to be towed from the scene.

8:18 PM – 911 call of a tree branch that has fallen down and is blocking the street on Allen Drive. Traffic was still able to get around it. The City of Swift Current was notified of the branch.

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