Weekly RMCP Report

            The Carlyle detachment of the RCMP responded to a variety of calls between Thursday, Jan. 25, and the morning of Thursday, Feb. 1.

Animal calls

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            Stray dogs were reported throughout the week.

            Cattle were reported out between Redvers and Antler. “The cattle were gone on arrival,” Staff Sergeant Darren Simons says, then smiled, “Members believe the cows determined the grass wasn’t greener on the other side of the fence.”


            There was an assault reported in the Carlyle area, but the complainant didn’t want to lay charges.

            An individual was shot with a pellet gun in the Manor area. In response they took the pellet gun and beat the other person with it. Both were charged with assault with a weapon and both were charged with assault causing bodily harm.


            Carlyle RCMP assisted BC RCMP with a subpoena.

            They also assisted Estevan Police Services with a warrant.

            Members assisted at a fire call to the R.M. of Brock where a residence was burnt down.

Break and enter

            There was a break and enter to a residence in Carlyle.

Failure to comply

            An individual was found to be failing to comply with the conditions of their release.

            A youth was found to be failing to comply with their probation.

            There is an ongoing investigation regarding someone possibly failing to comply with their release conditions.

Criminal harassment

            A report of criminal harassment was reported from Redvers.

False alarm

            There were two false alarms responded to during this time. One was in Carlyle and the other occurred in the Carlyle area.

Alcohol related offences

            An impaired driver was stopped in Arcola. They tested 0.15 and 0.14, nearly twice the legal limit.

            There is an investigation regarding liquor being given to a minor.

            A 60-day suspension was given out by SGI for a roadside suspension of an intoxicated driver who was driving without a licence.

Property damage

            In the Carlyle area property damage was reported. RCMP were unable to locate the subjects involved.

Traffic offences

            Traffic members stopped someone with no registration for the trailer, no driver’s licence and with an obstructed licence plate. For these offences the individual was given two tickets and a warning.

            An individual was found to be driving with no insurance and with an obstructed licence plate.

            “Just as a tip, if the licence plate is obstructed police wonder why?” Staff Sgt. Simons explained. “Did you just not clean it off or are you trying to hide the licence plate for some reason. We’re curious people, so I recommend keeping your licence plate visible.”

            A vehicle was stopped for not having insurance, an unsecure load, and failure to produce registration.

            There was also a total of seven other vehicles driving with no insurance.

            One intersection offence took place during this time. The individual was fined $230.

            A speeder was stopped and fined as well as given an inspection notice for excessive damage to their windshield.

            Warnings were given out to drivers for excessive damage to windshields, brake lights that were not red, inadequate mud flaps, obstructed licence plates, inadequate headlamps, signal lights, window tint, failing to dim their bright lights, the licence plate not properly lit, and speedometers being “out.”

            An individual was stopped and given warnings for fenders/mud flaps, head lights, tail lights, and their muffler.

            There was a semi driver that was given $455 in fines: failing to document trip inspection, no “wide load” sign, and no permit for a wide load.

            The two highest speeding tickets this week included one for $195 and one for $184.

            An individual was driving erratically on a grid road. The driver was stopped and given a warning.

            There was an individual who passed vehicles on a double solid line. An off-duty member witnessed the action and contacted an on-duty member. The fine for this offence is $125.

            There was a report of an individual with a learner’s licence driving without a licenced driver in the vehicle with them.

            An individual was given a warning for driving on the highway in a distracting manner. This is doing anything that may distract another driver or a pedestrian. It is commonly referred to as a stunting ticket.


            RCMP are assisting the Town of Redvers regarding municipal bylaws.


            A reported theft under $5,000 was determined to be unfounded. RCMP remind individuals that if someone says they have forgotten their wallet and you reply that they can pay you later, this is extending credit and is not theft. If someone is unable to pay, do not extend credit, and deal with the matter at the time.

            Theft from a residence in Carlyle was determined to be related to the Mental Health Act.

            There was a theft of an iPad from a business.

            Theft of a truck was reported. It was determined that it hadn’t been stolen, but rather another driver with the company had used it.

            There was an attempted theft of a vehicle outside of a residence. The vehicle had been warming up in the cold. An individual was identified and is facing charges.

Motor vehicle collision

            There was a collision near Stoughton. A semi lost a tire, which hit another semi and caused a chain reaction including a pickup truck also being damaged. There were two injuries reported with one being more serious, which was sustained by the semi driver who failed to wear his seatbelt.

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