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Drugs, Weapons, Cash Seized by Morden Police

MANITOBA - Early in the morning on Wednesday Morden Police, with the support of the Regional Support Tactical Team, executed two Controlled Drugs and Substances Search Warrants simultaneously on two locations in Morden. The warrants were the result on long investigation. During the searches, police seized cocaine with a street value of over $11,000, Psilocybin,…

17 Year-Old Charged After Firing Gun into Selkirk Home

SELKIRK - Selkirk RCMP have arrested a 17 year-old man after he fired shots into a home on Morris Avenue just after midnight last night. Officers responded immediately and were advised that bullets were fired through the front window of a home on Morris Avenue. There were no reported injuries, but two adults and two…

Soil Conditions Add to Spring Flooding Concern

WINNIPEG - The risk of potential flood increases given Manitoba soil moisture levels before freeze-up are above normal to well-above normal for most of province's river watersheds, with the exception of northern basins. Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre said a combination of factors determine spring run-off potential and flood risk. The report describes the current…

Modern Police Calls for Service

MANITOBA - This is a round-up of the calls for service that Morden Police attended to during the week of December 9th to December 16th. December 9th, 2019 Police received a report of a vehicle passing a school bus while the bus was stopped picking up children. The bus had its lights flashing and stop…

RCMP Official Statement Regarding the On-Duty Death of Cst. Allan Poapst.

WINNIPEG - RCMP held a press conference Saturday afternoon in Winnipeg to provide details regarding a fatal accident near the Perimeter Highway Below is a Statement from the Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy, Commanding Officer of the Manitoba RCMP: Today is an extremely difficult day for the Manitoba RCMP as we mourn the on-duty death of…

Assiniboine Park Duck Pond Now Open

WINNIPEG - The Riley Family Duck Pond in Assiniboine Park is officially open for skating! The Duck Pond shelter, equipped with accessible washrooms, picnic tables, rubber mats and a toasty fireplace is open daily from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Take time for sledding at the toboggan hill located between the Duck Pond and the…

Three Youths Rob and Threaten 75 Year-Old Man

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION - Three Youths were arrested after they threatened and robbed a 75 year-old man in Fisher River Cree Nation. The youth, aged 15 and 17, entered the victim's home at 5:30 A.M on December 7 and threatened him with a weapon before stealing cannabis, a machete and a pellet gun. A…

84 Year-Old Winnipeg Man Faces Charges After Travelling Wrong Way on Highway 1

ELIE - An 84 year-old Winnipeg man has charges pending after he refused to stop for RCMP while travelling the wrong way on Highway 1 near Elie. While officers were en route, they received additional reports from witnesses that the suspect vehicle, a minivan, had nearly struck several other vehicles on Highway 1. Officers, using…

Eight People Charged with Drug Trafficking in Norway House

NORWAY HOUSE - RCMP arrested eight people and seized crack cocaine and cash after executing a search warrant for a home in Norway House on December 7. Two men from Norway House, 25 year-old Jared Hart and 26 year-old John Omand, were charged with with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property…

23 Year-Old St. Andrews Man Charged in Fatal Accident

FRASERWOOD - A 23 year-old man from St. Andrews faces six charges of dangerous driving after a two-vehicle collision that took the life of one person and injured five others. The accident occurred on Highway 7 at the intersection of Road 107 North at 3:15 P.M. on December 8 about five kilometers south of Fraserwood.…

Accident on Highway 44 Takes Two Lives

LAC DU BONNET - A tragic accident on Saturday afternoon has claimed the life of two people on Highway 44 just east of Seddon's Corner. A 24 year-old woman from St. Clements was travelling with two passengers when she crossed over the centreline and collided with a pick-up truck. The driver was taken to hospital…

74-Year-Old Woman Dies in House Fire Near Arborg

WINNIPEG - Police in Arborg responded to house fire Saturday afternoon around 2:45 PM that left one woman dead. Arborg RCMP received a report a house fire in Meleb, Manitoba, approximately 20 km south of Arborg. When officers arrived, the local fire department was already on scene, and the home was fully engulfed in flames.…

3 Grand Rapids Men Charged with Second-Degree Murder

GRAND RAPIDS - Three Grand Rapids men face charges of second-degree murder after an investigation into the homicide of a 32 year-old man on December 2. On December 2, 2019, RCMP arrested and charged 27-year-old Dillon Lavallee from Grand Rapids with Second Degree Murder. On December 3, 2019, RCMP arrested and charged 19-year-old Jayme Turner…

Vehicle-Deer Collision Claims Life of 58 Year-Old Woman

NEEPAWA - RCMP are investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision involving a deer on Highway 5 just north of Neepawa. The accident occurred just before 6:00 P.M. last night when a vehicle being driven by a 42 year-old man struck a deer. The second vehicle, being driven by a 58 year-old man and a 58 year-old…

Floodway Report States "Unprecedented" Late-Year Usage

MANITOBA - The report for the Red River Floodway operation was released today by the Province with the highlight of the report being the first time ever that the floodway was opened in the fall. The unprecedented late-year usage of the floodway occurred under Rule 4, which allows emergency operation to reduce the risk of…

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