'Busy Hockey Day in Canada' weekend for RCMP

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


5:52 p.m. - report of a traffic collision where a brown Dodge Ram. hit a light standard. No one was injured as a result of the collision and no charges were laid.

8:56 p.m. - request to locate a male who had left a location on the 2000 block of Chaplin Street E. The male had told our caller that he was going to get drinks and never returned. The caller had returned home but the male still had not arrived home. Officers patrolled the males last known location, but were unable to find him. Police were contacted by the caller a short time afterwards advising that the male had returned home and police assistance would no longer be required.

9:13 p.m. - request to attend the caller's residence to assist with her granddaughter's friend. Police attended and spoke to a female youth who was extremely emotional and anxious and was wanting a ride to a friend's residence. Police provided the female a ride.


12:12 a.m. -report of an intoxicated adult male refusing to leave a location on 17th Avenue S.E. Police attended the location and arrested the male, who was held in police custody until he was sober. No criminal charges were laid in relation to the incident.

1:43 a.m. -report of a taxi cab outside of the City Detachment with an extremely intoxicated female passenger they need assistance with. Officers arrested the female, who was held in police custody until she was sober. No criminal charges  were laid in relation to the incident.

3:08 a.m. -911 call of an intoxicated and out of control male at a residence on the 800 block of 11th Avenue N.E. Officers attended the residence and located two adult males who had been in a physical altercation in the street prior to police arriving. Both males were arrested and will be charged with one count of causing a disturbance under the Criminal Code.

6:39 a.m. - report of a loud bang and a red Audi A4 hitting a fence. The vehicle is now in the middle of the street with footprints walking away from it. Police attended the area and located the vehicle with alcohol inside. Police made attempts to contact the owner but were unable to get an answer. This matter is still under investigation.

8:34 a.m. - report of a beer bottle being thrown through the back window of the callers truck sometime overnight. The caller believes it may have been an ex-girlfriend. This matter is still under investigation.

9:52 a.m. -request to conduct a well being check on a male who was located at a friend's house alive and well.

1:46 p.m. - report of a child custody dispute where the mother of the child is refusing to return the child to the rightful guardian. Officers spoke to the caller and advised the order was not police enforceable and she would need to follow up with her lawyer.

4:46 p.m. - report of a possibly suicidal individual. Officers attended the individual's residence who advised he was not suicidal, just having a bad day. The individual was provided with a phone number in the event he needed assistance.

5:40 p.m. - report of a hit and run to a green Kia Rondo while parked in the parking lot of a business on the 1800 block of 22nd Avenue N.E. that occurred in May 2018. The owner did not have any witnesses or suspects.

7:10 p.m. - report of a barking dog on the 200 block of 10th Avenue N.W. The caller stated the dog has been outside for about 45 minutes and is concerned for the animal with the extremely cold weather. Office staff in the Detachment contacted the local dog catcher to advise them of the complaint and also left a message for the owner of the dog to have the animal taken in doors.

8:10 p.m. - 911 call of a snow brush being put through the windshield of the caller's vehicle on the 100 block of 4th Avenue S.E. Officers attended the location and noted there was no brush through the windshield or any other damage to the vehicle.

11:25 p.m. -while on patrol officers issued a ticket to the driver of a gray Cadillac CTS for driving without a valid driver's licence and for using/manipulating electronic communications equipment while driving.


1:54 a.m. - report of a possible impaired driver leaving an establishment of the 1100 block of Central Avenue N. Officers were able to locate the vehicle and determined the driver was not impaired.

2:06 a.m. - report of a disturbance at a commercial dwelling unit on the 1400 block of Battleford Trail. Guests in one of the rooms were partying too loudly and staff were getting complaints. Officers attended the location and had the party shut down.

8:03 a.m. - report of a gray Mazda 626 on the front lawn of the caller's neighbor. Officers attended the location and spoke to the driver who had lost control of the vehicle on the ice when one of rear tires went flat while he was driving.

9:37 a.m. - report of a scam. where the caller received fraud cheques in the mail requesting they be deposited in different locations and then distributed to other people. This matter is still under investigation.

1:42 p.m. - 911 call from a male wanting to know when the power will be back on. Officers contacted the male to ensure no emergency was taking place and were advised that he had contacted SaskPower and they were working on the issue.

3:54 p.m. - report of two lights standards in the parking lot of a location on the 500 block of North Service Road W. being spray painted. This matter is still under investigation.

5:52 p.m. - report of a two vehicle collision on the 500 block of North Service Road E. where a gray Ford Expedition backed into the red Lincoln MKX causing minor damage to both vehicles. No one was injured in the collision and no charges were laid.

7:36 p.m. - report of the caller's items being withheld from him. When he reached out to get the property back he was told it was gone. Officers spoke to the individual who had the property who later returned it to the owner without any further issues.

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