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Swift Current Municipal Detachment extremely busy June 2-4

Posted on 7 June 2023 by Ryan Dahlman

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

JUNE-02

4:44 PM – report of a theft from a business on the 1700 block of Memorial Drive. This matter is still under investigation.

5:04 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on a female after she had not returned home. While on the phone with call takers the female returned and police were no longer required.

6:56 PM – report of a male causing damage to the complainant’s property. This matter is still under investigation.

7:02 PM – report of the caller finding a stray dog. The City dog catcher was notified to pick up the animal.

8:06 PM – report of a “sketchy” looking male youth looking in the windows of businesses while riding a bicycle in the alley of the 200 block of Central Avenue N. Officers made patrols but did not locate anyone matching the description provided by the caller.

8:34 PM – report of a dispute at a dwelling unit on the 300 block of 2nd Avenue SE. Call takers could hear a male yelling in the background. Officers attended the apartment and kept the peace while a female gathered her things and left the residence.

8:54 PM – report of the caller’s spouse taking prescription medications with alcohol and had been acting strangely.

Officers attended the residence and spoke to the spouse who was intoxicated and she’d advised there had been stress in their home recently. Officers provided the spouse a ride to a sober friend’s residence where she would stay the night to prevent any further incidents.

9:59 PM – 911 call from a female reporting her cat had been missing and she found it in a racoon cage in a neighbours yard. Officers were tied up on another matter and unable to attend. Office staff were able to speak with the caller who advised she was able to get her cat out of the cage and was made aware this may happen if she lets her cat out of her residence.

10:20 PM – report of a male who has a warrant for his arrest was staying at a commercial dwelling unit on the 100 block of George Street W. The caller was not able to provide any further information about the male except that he was driving a white Dodge SUV. Police attended the location and confirmed the male was not there and later determined the male had been arrested two months prior on his warrant.

10:53 PM – report of suicidal individual. Police were able to attend the residence where they were located, intoxicated. The individual was arrested and held in police custody until they were sober and then taken to hospital for further evaluation.

11:35 PM – report of an assault that occurred earlier in the evening. This matter is still under investigation.

JUNE-03

12:29 AM – report of a male acting strangely walking on 6th Avenue NE who was then being assessed by EMS. Officers attended, the male was fine and was provided a courtesy ride to an establishment.

8:12 AM – report of a male going through the caller’s vehicle earlier this morning on the 1500 block of Memorial Drive. The caller was able to catch the male in the act and he left the scene, however the caller was able to locate the male’s wallet on the ground near where he had his green Mercury Cougar parked. At 12:16 PM a 911 call came in from the male attempting to report his vehicle damaged but through investigation police were able to determine the male had caused the damage on his own in an attempt to cover up the theft he committed. This matter is still under investigation.

1:16 PM – report of an alarm at a business on the 1100 block of Chaplin Street W. Officers attended and confirmed the alarm to be false after ensuring the building was secure.

1:57 PM – report of an alarm at a business on the 1400 block of South Service Road W. Officers attended and confirmed the alarm to be false after ensuring the building was secure.

2:09 PM – report of a fraudulent transaction being made on the caller’s account. This matter is under investigation.

2:53 PM – report of an alarm at a location on the 600 block of Chaplin Street E. Officers along with the Swift Current Fire Department attended and confirmed the alarm to be false after ensuring the building was secure.

2:59 PM – request to conduct a wellbeing check on the caller’s grand daughter who were staying at a motel in Swift Current. Officers attended several hotels and motels but the family was not located.

3:21 PM – report of a disturbance in the parking lot of a business on the 200 block of North Service Road W. Officers attended the location and spoke to a male and female in a grey Nissan Leaf who had been arguing while travelling to Ontario. Officers were able to determine the male was on court ordered conditions not to have any contact with the female and was arrested and released with a future court date.

4:48 PM – report of an erratic driver in a black Ford F150 on the #4 Highway, driving all over the road. Officers madepatrols and located the vehicle, confirming the driver was not impaired.

6:11 PM – report of a female youth in a blue Chevrolet Impala driving with more people in the vehicle than she should according to her licence restrictions. Officers made patrols but were not able to locate the vehicle.

6:38 PM – report of a social media scam . This matter is still under investigation.

9:47 PM – request to keep the peace while the caller and her husband move their belongings out a residence on the 1100 block of Bell Street E as things with their roommates had become very volatile. Officers attended and they moved their property.

10:22 PM – report of the caller’s ex-boyfriend refusing to return property to her. Officers had been at the residence the day

prior after a dispute and kept the peace while she obtained her property. Officers spoke to the caller and advised the

matter was civil and when asked further questions she disconnected to the call. Officers spoke to the ex who confirmed

his mother had picked the items up to return to the caller.

10:39 PM – report of a missing adult female. The caller advised his daughter-in-law had not been seen since last night and is not answering her phone or replying to text messages. Officers were able to reach the female by phone and attended to her location confirm ing she was okay.

11:20 PM – report of a female youth starting a fire at a location on the O block of 1st Avenue NE. Officers along with the Swift Current Fire Department attended and spoke with the youth who had lit some garbage on fire. No one was injured and nothing was damaged as a result of the small fire. Officers and fire fighters gave the youth a verbal warning about the dangers of playing with fire.

11:24 PM – while on patrol, officers conducted a check on an adult male who was on a police ordered curfew. The male was not home and will be charged with one count of failing to comply with the condition of his undertaking under the Criminal Code.

JUNE-04

12:12 AM – report of a loud party at a residence on the 200 block of Pelletier Drive. Officers attended the residence and spoke to the home owner who was hosting a party in their garage and told them to quiet down. No further calls were received.

2:57 AM – while on patrol, officers conducted a traffic stop for a sobriety check on a red Chevrolet Silverado after it was seen leaving the parking lot of an establishment on the 200 block of Central Avenue N. The driver of the truck was arrested and held in police custody until he was sober after failing a roadside alcohol screening test. Improperly stored firearms were also located in the vehicle. The driver will be charged with impaired driving, unsafe storage of a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm under the Criminal Code.

4:53 AM – 911 call of individuals being on the roof of a business on the 500 block of North Service Road E. The caller advised there were two females and three males sitting up there who appeared to be consuming alcohol and were very loud. Officers attended but the subjects had left prior to their arrival.

5:09 PM – report of the caller’s black Chevrolet Blazer being stolen from a location on 6th Avenue SE. Officers attended and were able to determine the caller’s vehicle had not be stolen, it had been towed after she had parked on private property.

3:53 PM – report of a suspicious male who appears to be living in a vehicle in the back alley on the 200 block of 3rd Avenue NW. The male has been walking up and down the alley, yelling and swearing and the caller would like him to leave. Officers spoke with the caller and advised that the male was allowed to be parked where he was.

6:56 PM – request to assist EMS with a male who had been in medical distress and was now combative with their staff. Officers attended their location and the male was in the ambulance being assessed and advised he was having a bad day and would remain calm . The male did not require any further medical attention.

9:47 PM – report of fraudulent transactions being made on the complainant’s account. This matter is still under investigation.

10:47 PM – report of an intoxicated male lying on the ground in the parking lot of a business on the 100 block of Chaplin Street W. The caller advised when she stopped to see if the male was okay he got up and took a “swing” at her. Officers made patrols of the area but were unable to locate the male, however later in the evening he was identified in another complaint received. The caller did not wish to proceed with charges and had only been concerned about his wellbeing.

11:37 PM – request from a male looking for a ride from police. Officers spoke to the male who was wanting a ride to the hospital or to be provided with a taxi voucher. Police confirmed the male was not in any medical distress and was told he would not be provided with a ride.

11:31 PM – report of the caller’s boyfriend being intoxicated by drugs and alcohol and he had left their residence on foot without shoes or a shirt. Officers made patrols and located the male who was arrested and held in police custody until sober. Police also determined the male was on a court ordered curfew that he had not been abiding by and will be charged with one count of failing to comply with the condition of his release order under the Criminal Code.

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