Weekly RCMP report

            The Carlyle detachment of the RCMP responded to a variety of calls between Thursday, April 12, and the morning of Thursday, April 19.

911 calls

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            911 calls reported in this portion of the report are unrelated to other files. The RCMP receives more than are listed in this section, but those will appear in other categories throughout the report.

            An individual confused 411 with 911 multiple times.

            Highway workers were reported for being unsafe, but the caller wasn’t willing to give more information on the matter.

            A child was playing with the telephone and called 911.

Alcohol related offences

            An impaired driver was pulled over. They blew 190 mg and 180 mg – over twice the legal limit of 80 mg.

            An intoxicated female on the highway near Arcola was reported. She was arrested and lodged in cells until sober.

            There was an investigation into an ATV collision in the Antler area, which involved alcohol. While on scene three individuals were charged with open liquor, one was given a 72-hour suspension, and one is facing charges for leaving the scene of an accident.

“We as a society have to change,” Simons stated. “Drinking and driving ATVs is against the law. Drinking in public is against the law. Know that when you involve alcohol with ATVs, snowmobiles, and boats that it increases the risk of injury, death, or criminal charges.”

“I’d like to reiterate that Saskatchewan’s tradition of having a road pop must end – if you don’t know what a road pop is that’s good, it means you haven’t participated in. But, please don’t drink and drive.”

Assault

            There was an incident in the Carlyle area at a residence where an intoxicated individual was interacting with his girlfriend, which resulted in charges. The individual was charged with assault, mischief under $5,000, mischief over $5,000, and uttering threats.

            An individual was charged and released by a neighbouring detachment on behalf of the Carlyle detachment.

Assistance

            The Estevan Police Service requested the Carlyle RCMP to arrest someone in this area that they were looking for.

            Two well-being checks were requested by Regina Police Service.

            Assistance in obtaining a statement for an investigation was conducted for the Regina Police Services.

            RCMP assisted EMS with a mental health call.

            There was a child welfare check conducted.

            Members of the RCMP aided the Redvers Fire Department in a call.

            There have been people turning in firearms through the gun amnesty program.

            Members responded to a mental health call in the Wawota area.

            Assistance was given to the Winnipeg Police Service regarding a vandalism complaint.

Break and enter

            There was a break and enter reported in the Redvers area, which is being investigated.

Breach of conditions

            An individual was on conditional orders, but failed to follow them. They are being held in custody.

Driving infractions

            “We’d like to remind the public that on May 1st fines are increasing,” Simons explained. “RCMP have no involvement in defining fines… we are there to prevent people from breaking the law and if they do break a law we are to prescribe a ticket. The amount tickets are for are set by the Traffic Safety Act.”

            A careless driver was reported in the Kisbey area. This was passed onto a neighbouring detachment as the vehicle had already passed out of the Carlyle detachment’s area.

            There was a warning issued for careless driving.

            An erratic driver was reported on Hwy 9; patrols were made, but the driver was not located.

            There was a driver fined $580 for an insurance violation.

            Four intersection offences were ticketed for $230 each.

            The speeding high for the week was a ticket for $139.

            Two warnings for speed were given out. In one instance the driver was also told to secure their licence plate and in the other instance the driver was given a warning for failing to produce their driver’s licence.

            An individual was stopped for speeding and also given a warning for excessive damage to their windshield and an inspection ticket to have it replaced.

            A couple of seatbelt violations were ticketed: $175 each.

            There was someone stopped for following too close to another vehicle.

            Warnings were given to multiple individuals for headlamps, daytime running lights, damaged windshields, and to repair a licence plate.

            An individual was fined $150 for driving without a licence.

            The driver of a vehicle was unable to produce their registration permit upon request by a police officer and was fined $100.

            A trailer was reported for having inadequate tires. This complaint was passed onto a neighbouring detachment as the vehicle had already left the Carlyle detachment area.

            An inspection ticket was issued for replacing a licence plate with faded numbers and letters.

            There was an individual found using a cell phone while operating a vehicle. This matter was dealt with by an off-duty member.

            An individual was fined $280 for driving without due care and attention. This matter also involved a minor collision.

Fraud

            An individual reported that they received a phone call, which involved an alleged call from the bank.

Failure to attend

            There were a couple of people who failed to attend their court date.

Harassment

            Harassing communications were reported by an individual regarding a former employee.

            There were harassing communications via Facebook that were reported.

Mischief

            Property damage in Wawota caused by someone banging on a door was arrested and charged for mischief.

            A report of mischief/disturbance at a business in the Carlyle area was reported for information purposes.

            Staff Sergeant Darren Simons reminds the public, “Yelling, screaming, and swearing in public can be considered a disturbance. If you are yelling, screaming, or swearing in a business it can be charged as mischief. There’s nothing stopping you from entering a business, but if necessary police can easily become involved.”

Sexual assault

            There is an ongoing investigation into a historical sexual assault.

Illegal narcotics

            An investigation is ongoing as RCMP look into information regarding the trafficking of illegal drugs in the Carlyle area.

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