The following is a synopsis of calls for service for the dates indicated:
6:08 PM – report of an intoxicated female with two dogs had fallen in the street on the 600 block of South Service Road E. Police attended and located the female who advised she was chasing one of her dogs that had gotten away from her and fell because her shoes were too big.
6:10 PM – report of a female causing a scene with a male and refusing to leave a commercial dwelling unit on the 1100 block of South Service Road E. Police attended and spoke with staff who advised the female was supposed to check out that morning and hadn’t and was now refusing to leave. The female left with police assistance.
6:56 PM – 911 call from a dwelling unit on the 800 block of Gladstone Street E. The caller advised she’d been locked out of her residence by a roommate saying she owed him money and call takers could hear yelling in the background. Officers attended the residence and spoke to all involved parties and determined it was a civil matter. The caller was moving out right away and intended on providing rent money.
8:03 PM – report of a suspicious female at a business on the 300 block of North Service Road E. The caller advised the female ran into the washroom approximately 40 minutes prior and had not exited and wasn’t responding to knocking.
Police attended the business and after several attempts of trying to get a response from her they entered the washroom where she was located unconscious but breathing, believed to be from an overdose. EMS was contacted and assessed the female who was transported to the hospital for further evaluation.
8:14 PM – report of a male panhandling outside of a business on the 200 block of Central Avenue N. and would like police to attend to tell the male to leave. Officers attended the business and spoke to the male who moved along without incident.
9:17 PM – 911 hang up call from a dwelling unit on the 800 block of Gladstone Street E. The caller advised a male at the residence wasn’t returning some of her property and arguing could be heard in the background before the call disconnected. Police attended the residence and spoke with the involved parties all in relation to a matter police had dealt with earlier in the evening and once again explained that the matter was civil.
10:50 PM – report of an impaired driver on Riverdene Park Drive. Police attended the area and located the vehicle parked in the area but the driver was not in the vehicle, he was a passenger in a different vehicle also parked at the location.
Police spoke with the male youth who was intoxicated and then became belligerent. Officers arrested the youth where he was held in custody until he was able to leave with his parent. No charges were laid in relation to the incident.
9:24 AM – report of two sightings of a grey Chevrolet Silverado reported stolen out of the Swift Current Rural Detachment area on 2nd Avenue NW. Officers made patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle.
10:23 AM – report of a female who tried to enter the caller’s vehicle on the 300 block of MacDonald Drive. The female was not able to gain entry to the vehicle and then left southbound on foot. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the female.
11 :07 AM – report of a grey Chevrolet Silverado that was reported stolen out the Swift Current Rural Detachment area parked at a business on the 1700 block of North Service Road E. The caller had witnessed the female driver enter the business. Police attended and the female was arrested on the other Detachment’s behalf.
12:25 PM – report of a two vehicle collision on 2nd Avenue SE. Police attended the location where a tow truck was already on scene. A white Ford F150 was stopped at a stop sign on 2nd Avenue SE and Friesen Street and crossed the intersection, hitting the rear end of a white GMC Sierra. No one was injured as a result of the collision. Both vehicles were required to be towed. The driver of the Ford was charged under the Traffic Safety Act for proceeding from a stop befor safe to do so.
12:26 PM – report of a male giving the caller the “finger” and he was upset by this. Call takers explained that this was not a crime. No contact information for the responsible male was able to be located.
1 :00 PM – report of a hit and run to the caller’s grey GMC Yukon while parked at a location on the 1100 block of Central Avenue N. This matter is still under investigation.
1 :30 PM – 911 call from a male wanting to speak with someone about fire code violations at his apartment complex. The caller refused to provide call takers with any additional information and decided he would instead speak with the building manager.
1 :38 PM – report of a black Dodge truck with a loud muffler speeding up and down the 300 block of 9th Avenue NW. Officers made patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle.
2:15 PM – report of an alarm at a residence of the 300 block of 8th Avenue NE. Police attended and determined the alarm to be false, the home owner had set it off by mistake.
2:56 PM – report of a green dirt bike and a white quad driving through residential areas near Hamilton Drive. An address of where the dirt bike had gone was able to be provided. Police attended and advised that the bike was not permitted to be driven in the city.
3:45 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on a female who appeared to be in a lot of pain and limping on Chaplin Street W. Police located the female and she advised she did not require medical attention.
4:32 PM – a found purse was turned into the Detachment. Staff were able to reach the owner and return it to her.
5:32 PM – request to conduct a check on a male in Swift Current who is on a court ordered curfew and had potentially tampered with his electronic monitoring bracelet. Police attended the male’s residence and determined he had removed the device. The male was arrested and held in custody. 51 year old Darrell Ginter of Swift Current has been charged with
one count of failing to comply with the condition of his release order and appeared in Swift Current Provincial Court April 24.
7:32 PM – report of an altercation between a male and female on the 300 block of 9th Avenue NW. The unknown female had been taking property out of the male’s truck. The male confronted her trying to get his property back but she wouldn’t return it. Police attended the area and arrested the female. She will be charged with one count of theft under $5000 under the Criminal Code.
7:56 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on the caller’s son after not being able to get a hold of him . Police confirmed the boy was okay and was with friends.
9:09 PM – report of a white Dodge Ram travelling the wrong way on Chaplin Street E. Officers made patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle.
9:49 PM – report of a theft from a business on the 1800 block of Memorial Drive. This matter is still under investigation.
10:20 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on a female youth that has been sitting outside of a business on the 300
block of 2nd Avenue SE. Police attended and spoke with the girl who was seated on a bench outside. She told officers she was just “hanging out” and texting friends. While speaking with the youth her mother had called and told her to return home.
11:01 PM – report of the driver of a white Dodge truck flashing their lights and tailgating the caller while on the #4 Highway. The truck then passed her on the wrong side. The correct plate for the vehicle was not able to be obtained.
12:48 AM – while on patrol, officers issued a written warning to the driver of a red Dodge D150 for failing to wear their seatbelt correctly. The driver was also issued inspection tickets to have the tail lights and windshield wipers on the vehicle repaired or replaced.
1:08 AM – 911 call of an assault. The caller advised he’d woken up to a fight on his front lawn on the 900 block of North Hill Drive and one of the individuals left in a dark coloured sedan. Police attended the area, conducting patrols and located one of the males who advised he’d gotten into the altercation with his brother who was intoxicated and then left the area on foot. Police conducted further patrols but were unable to locate the sibling.
8:39 AM – 911 call of a collision involving two semi trucks in a parking lot on North Service Road E. One of the trucks had caused minor damage to the other when making au-turn. No one was injured as a result of the collision and no charges were laid.
9:40 AM – report of a female who had broke into a suite at a commercial dwelling unit on the 100 block of 21st Avenue NE, stayed for a few hours and then left in the morning, with numerous items taken from the property prior to the caller locating her. Police were able to determine the female responsible had been taken into custody the day prior in relation to a vehicle theft that occurred in the Swift Current Rural Detachment area. 31 year old Maxine Charles of Prince Albert, SK has been charged with one count of break & enter, one count of theft under $5000 and one count of possession of stolen property under the Criminal Code. Charles appeared in Swift Current Provincial Court on April 24, 2023.
10:05 AM – report of a male causing a disturbance at a dwelling unit on the 200 block of Begg Street W. The caller advised the male who resides in the building broke into the boiler room and has now been threatening the caller. Police attended the complex and the male was arrested and held in police custody. 41 year old Kenneth Park of Swift Current has been charged with one count of uttering threats under the Criminal Code. Park appeared in Swift Current Provincial Court on April 24, 2023.
11:27 AM – 911 call of a dog theft. The caller advised that when he stopped at an establishment on the 500 block of North Service Road E he leashed his dog to a tree, went inside and when he returned the dog was gone. Staff at the location had seen the dog off leash in the parking lot and a woman picked up the animal and put it into her vehicle. The dog was later returned by the woman who advised that she thought the animal looked sick and had taken it to get medical attention. No charges were laid in relation to the incident, the owner was happy to have his pet returned.
1:35 PM – found debit card was turned into the Detachment and placed into the lost and found.
3:06 PM – report of a female lying on the floor at a location on the 300 block of 3rd Avenue NW for the last three hours. While on the phone with call-takers she stood up. Police attended and spoke to the woman who said she’d been writing in
6:12 PM – report of a suicidal individual. Police along with EMS attended the individuals residence where they were located and then transported to the hospital by EMS for further evaluation.
6:39 PM – report of a theft from a business on the 300 block of Central Avenue N. Staff at the location had witnessed two female youth putting merchandise into their pockets. The property was returned when the girls were confronted by staff. Officers attended the location and spoke to the girls and staff. Staff at the business did not wish to have the pair charged and both had their parents attend to pick them up.
7:48 PM – report of a dispute at a dwelling unit on the O block of Burke Crescent. Officers attended the residence and determined that a female had pushed her way into the home and assaulted her ex-husband. This matter is still under investigation.
8:50 PM – report of the caller feeling threatened by a female known to her who has been sending harassing text messages and making repeated phone calls. This matter is still under investigation.