Tag Archives: RCMP Releases

Swan River RCMP Investigating Potential Arson

RCMP Media Release | On September 23, 2021, at approximately 1:30 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of a fire at a residence on 3rd Avenue South in Swan River, Manitoba. When officers arrived on scene, the house was fully engulfed. Officers began working to determine if anyone was inside the residence. Nobody was […]

2021/09/24Local Interest

RCMP Officer Injured During Arrest of Male with Weapon

RCMP Media Release | On July 22, 2021, at approximately 8:30 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a suspicious male wandering in the back lane behind 12th Avenue South in Swan River, Manitoba. Officers attended and located the male near 11th Avenue South. When the officers approached the male, a large sword could […]

2021/07/23Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Fatal Off-road Vehicle Collision

RCMP Media Release | On July 3, 2021 at 12:30 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of an off-road vehicle collision that occurred on Roy Hamilton Road on the Sapotawayak First Nation. Officers have determined that a 22-year-old male, from the Sapotawayak First Nation, had just dropped off a passenger at a residence and […]

2021/07/05Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Fatal Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision

RCMP Meia Release | On June 5, 2021, at approximately 12:05 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on Highway 10, approximately 24 km north of Swan River, in the RM of Swan Valley West. A vehicle going north on Highway 10 collided with a pedestrian. The driver, a 52-year-old […]

2021/06/07Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Shots Fired on Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation

RCMP Media Release | On May 27, 2021, at approximately 11:30 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to shots fired at a security checkpoint on Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation. It was reported that shots had been fired at a vehicle being driven by security. Officers immediately responded and while they were en route they were advised […]

2021/06/01Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Robbery & Assault

RCMP Media Release | On April 15, 2021, at 7:45 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of a robbery that had occurred earlier that morning. At approximately 3:00 am, a male and female were driving a white SUV in the area of 1st Street North and 9th Avenue North, in Swan River. They […]

2021/04/16Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Disturbance at Hospital

RCMP Media Release | On March 8, 2021, at 8:05 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a call of a male who had entered the hospital and began to pull the fire alarms. Officers attended and located the male in the lobby, where he was immediately placed under arrest for Mischief. He was handcuffed and […]

2021/03/09Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Recover Firearms, Drugs and Cash

RCMP Media Release | On February 18, 2021, as a result of an ongoing investigation, officers from the Swan River RCMP detachment along with assistance from the Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) and Police Dog Services (PDS) executed a search warrant at a residence located off of Main Street in Swan […]

2021/02/25Local Interest

Swan River RCMP warn of Grandparent / Family Scams

RCMP Media Release | “Grandma: I’m in the hospital, I’m scared, and I’m injured from a bad car accident, please wire money right away.” “Grandpa: I’m in jail and need bail money, please send money right away”. Grandparent scams can take new twists – always with a sense of urgency. Social engineering at it’s best, […]

2021/02/22Local Interest

RCMP Seize Drugs and Make Arrests in Pine Creek

RCMP Media Release | On January 27, 2021, at approximately 7:10 am, as part of an ongoing drug investigation, the RCMP Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST), along with Winnipegosis RCMP and RCMP Police Dog Services, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant on a residence in Pine Creek First Nation, […]

2021/01/28Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Break-in at Post Office

RCMP Media Release | On January 23, 2021, at approximately 11:50 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of a break-in at the Kenville Post Office in Kenville, Manitoba. Several parcels had been ripped open and items were taken. Police would like to speak with individuals who have items missing or whose mail was gone […]

2021/01/25Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fatal Structure Fire

RCMP Media Report | On January 10, 2021, at 12:40 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of a structure fire at a residence in the hamlet of Renwer, located approximately 15 kilometres east of Minitonas. Once the fire was brought under control and extinguished, firefighters entered the structure and located unidentified human remains. […]

2021/01/11Local Interest

RCMP Respond To Pine Creek Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatality

RCMP Media Release | On December 27, 2020, at 8:12 pm, officers from the Winnipegosis RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred on Pine Creek First Nation. Officers attended the collision and located the victim, a 40-year-old male from Pine Creek First Nation, just off the roadway and unresponsive. The victim […]

2020/12/28Local Interest

Armed Robbery on Pine Creek First Nation

RCMP Media Release | On December 1, 2020, at approximately 11:30 pm, Winnipegosis RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at the gas bar located on the Pine Creek First Nation. Officers were advised that a male attended the gas bar carrying a rifle and a bag and demanded the employee give them […]

2020/12/03Local Interest

Dauphin RCMP Look for Missing Swan River Woman

On November 16, 2020, at approximately 3:10 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a missing 31-year-old female from Swan River. Initial investigation has determined that Sara Marie Scott was last seen on November 9, 2020, leaving an apartment building on 1st Avenue SW in Dauphin. It is believed that Sara could have been […]

2020/11/18Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Looking for Missing Man

RCMP Media Release | On October 27, 2020, at approximately 11:00 am, Christopher Dufresne, 44, from Swan River was reported missing to Swan River RCMP. Dufresne was last spoken to on October 19, 2020, at 6:00 am, when he was leaving for work, but he never arrived at his place of employment. There was a […]

2020/10/29Local Interest

Charge Laid in Death of Pine Creek First Nation Man

RCMP Media Update | Man charged with second degree murder in death of man from Pine Creek First Nation The RCMP investigation of the suspicious death on September 24, 2020, determined an ATV collision had not occurred on Provincial Road 489, where a deceased man was located. Dauphin RCMP Investigating Suspicious Death Police concluded the […]

2020/09/30Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision

RCMP Media Release | On September 24, 2020, at approximately 10:25 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 10, just south of Bowsman, Manitoba. A vehicle going north on Highway 10, collided head-on with a vehicle travelling south on Highway 10. The driver and sole occupant of the northbound vehicle, a […]

2020/09/25Local Interest

Dauphin RCMP Investigating Suspicious Death

RCMP Media Release | On September 24, 2020, at 2:35 pm, Dauphin RCMP received a report of an all-terrain vehicle collision that occurred on Provincial Road 489, near Provincial Road 271 in the RM of Mountain. Officers attended and located a 35-year-old male, from Pine Creek First Nation, deceased on scene. The death is considered […]

2020/09/25Local Interest

RCMP Seek Info: Suspects May Have Been in Swan Valley

RCMP Media Release | The Manitoba RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in gaining more information on the movements of three suspects arrested last month in Norway House. On August 6, 2020, at approximately 8:35 pm, Norway House RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle that had gone through the COVID-19 checkpoint in […]

2020/09/14Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Warn of Current Phone Scam

Swan River RCMP Public Service Announcement | The Swan River RCMP is warning about another scam making the rounds; this one involving social insurance numbers. The call starts out as an automated message stating that their SIN number has been involved in activity (possibly criminal) across Canada & to press “1” to speak with someone. […]

2020/07/09Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Vehicle-pedestrian Collision

RCMP Media Release | On July 5, 2020, at approximately 1:20 am, RCMP responded to a vehicle-pedestrian collision on Highway 10, north of Road 218 N, approximately 6 km north of Swan River. A vehicle was travelling northbound on Highway 10, when it collided with a pedestrian. The 30-year-old female pedestrian from Swan River, was […]

2020/07/06Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Recover Drugs & Firearm During Search

RCMP Media Release | On June 5, 2020, as a result of an ongoing investigation, Swan River RCMP, along with assistance from the Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) and our Police Dog Services unit, executed a search warrant at a residence located in the Town of Swan River. The search of […]

2020/06/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Recover Drugs & Firearm During Search

RCMP Media Release | On May 20, 2020, as a result of an ongoing investigation, Swan River RCMP, along with assistance from the Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) and our Police Dog Services unit, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence located in the Town of […]

2020/05/22Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Recover Stolen Property

RCMP Media Release | On April 19, 2020, at 7:00 pm, as a result of an ongoing investigation, officers executed a search warrant at a residence located in the RM of Minitonas-Bowman. The search resulted in the recovery of stolen property including a 2020 Polaris Ranger 1000 side-by-side ATV. A 30-year-old male, from the RM […]

2020/04/23Local Interest

RCMP Seek Info In Missing Persons Case Of Lorlene Bone

RCMP Media Release | RCMP continue to look for answers in missing persons case of Lorlene Bone Lorlene Bone was 31, when she went missing on February 29, 2016. She called her mother that day from the Sapotaweyak Cree Nation and was not heard from again. She is described as approximately 5’5” tall, 155 lbs […]

2020/03/02Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Shooting in Swan River

RCMP Media Release | On February 6, 2020, at approximately 1:55 am, RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance and possible gun shot, on 9th Avenue South, in Swan River. Officers attended and located a 25-year-old male, from Swan River, suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower body. He was taken to hospital […]

2020/02/06Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Snowmobile Collision

RCMP Media Release | On January 29, 2020, at approximately 3:45 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a snowmobile collision involving a semi- trailer, on a logging road in Duck Mountain Provincial Park. The initial investigation has determined that two snowmobiles were going north on a logging road when one of the snowmobilers […]

2020/01/30Local Interest

Investigation Into Police Pursuit Near Swan River Concludes

IIU Media Release | The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) has concluded its investigation into injuries sustained by a 26-year-old man when his car went into a ditch during a police pursuit east of Swan River, Manitoba. It has concluded no charges should be laid against any officers involved in the pursuit. On August 1, 2018, […]

2019/11/09Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision

RCMP Media Release | On November 2, 2019, at approximately 6:30 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 10, five kilometres north of Bowsman, Manitoba. At this time it is believed that a truck travelling south, collided with a truck going north, on Highway 10. The driver of the truck going north, […]

2019/11/03Local Interest

RCMP Arrest Suspects in Break-in

RCMP Media Release | On September 8, 2019, at approximately 7:15 pm, RCMP responded to a break and enter at a business on Main Street in Roblin. A male and female suspect gained entry to the business by breaking the lock on the door. They took a quantity of medication (opiods) and then fled in […]

2019/09/11Local Interest

Death Near Rail Yard Not Considered Suspicious

ValleyBiz Story | ValleyBiz has obtained new information regarding the discovery of unresponsive female next to the train tracks near 3rd Avenue South in Swan River on April 2, 2019. Officers were contacted at 6:40 am on April 2nd and the 53-year-old female was pronounced deceased at the scene. RCMP tell ValleyBiz that the death […]

2019/04/08Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Project Results in Multiple Arrests

RCMP Media Release | RCMP executed three search warrants in the community of Mafeking and one in Swan River as part of Project Disentangle. These searches resulted in cocaine, illegal cannabis, Canadian currency and drug paraphernalia being seized. RCMP arrested and charged the following individuals: · 33-year-old, Jennifer Chartrand of Swan River is charged with […]

2019/03/08Local Interest

Missing Youth Safely Located

RCMP Media Release | UPDATE January 29, 2019 Jasmine Lavallee has been safely located. The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance.

2019/01/29Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Search for Missing Youth

RCMP Media Release | UPDATE January 29, 2019 Jasmine Lavallee has been safely located. The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance. Swan River RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old, Jasmine Lavallee. She was last seen on 4th Street in Swan River on January 15, 2019, at approximately 10:50 […]

2019/01/25Local Interest

Charges Laid in Swan River Homicide

RCMP Media Release | Tyler Brass, 30, from Swan River has been charged with Second Degree Murder in relation to the homicide of a 39-year-old male on January 18, 2019. Swan River RCMP Investigate Homicide

2019/01/24Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Homicide

RCMP Media Release | On January 18, 2019, at approximately 11:40 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence located on 5th Avenue South in the community of Swan River. Upon arrival, officers were led to an injured and unresponsive 39-year-old male, from Swan River, in the residence. EMS […]

2019/01/20Local Interest

Dauphin Accident Claims Life of Swan River Resident

RCMP Media Release At approximately 5:50 pm on November 18, 2018, Dauphin RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 5, just east of the junction of Provincial Road 274, located approximately 10 kilometres west of Dauphin. The investigation has determined that an eastbound vehicle, being driven by a 62-year-old female from […]

2018/11/19Local Interest

Missing Swan River Man Located

RCMP Media Release: Christopher Todd Dufresne has been safely located. The RCMP thanks the public, the media, Manitoba Sustainable Development, the Office of the Fire Commissioner, local fire departments, and the many local volunteer searchers for their assistance. On August 20, 2018, at 8:50 am, the Swan River RCMP received a report of a missing […]

2018/08/29Local Interest

UPDATED: Swan River RCMP Looking for Missing Man

RCMP Media Release | UPDATED: August 29, 2018 Christopher Todd Dufresne has been safely located. The RCMP thanks the public, the media, Manitoba Sustainable Development, the Office of the Fire Commissioner, local fire departments, and the many local volunteer searchers for their assistance. On August 20, 2018, at 8:50 am, the Swan River RCMP received […]

2018/08/24Local Interest

IIU Investigates Injury Following Swan River RCMP Pursuit

The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) is investigating after a 26-year-old man was admitted to hospital following his arrest by the Swan River RCMP. On August 2, 2018, the IIU was notified by the RCMP of an incident that occurred the previous evening. The RCMP advised that on August 1 they were advised to be on […]

2018/08/03Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Apartment Fire

RCMP Media Release | On May 9, 2018, at approximately 9:00 am, Swan River RCMP were dispatched to a report of a fire on Main Street in Swan River, Manitoba. When officers arrived on scene, an apartment block was on fire, and people were known to be inside. Two officers blocked traffic to ensure the […]

2018/05/11Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision

RCMP Media Release | On April 12, 2018, at approximately 5:20 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a pedestrian struck in the 1200 block of Main Street in Swan River. A 41-year-old female pedestrian from the Shoal River First Nation was struck by a westbound pickup truck as she was crossing Main Street. […]

2018/04/13Local Interest

Winnipegosis RCMP Arrest Drug Traffickers

RCMP Media Release | On March 20, 2018, at approximately 11:00 am, Winnipegosis RCMP, with assistance from Ste. Rose du Lac and Dauphin RCMP, executed two Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrants simultaneously at two residences on Arena Road in Camperville, Manitoba. At one residence, police arrested Arnold Joseph Guiboche, 58, and Gail Charlene Guiboche, […]

2018/03/26Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fatal Snowmobile Collision

RCMP Media Release | On March 17, 2018, at 2:25 am, the Swan River RCMP responded to a report of a snowmobile collision located approximately 6 kilometres southeast of Swan River. A 43-year-old male, from Swan River, was travelling with a small group when it appears he lost control of his snowmobile and veered off […]

2018/03/17Local Interest

RCMP Continue Search for Lorlene Bone

RCMP Media Release: Lorlene Bone is still missing and RCMP continue to look for answers. Lorlene Bone was last heard from on February 29, 2016, when she called her mother from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation (Shoal River), Manitoba. Lorlene was 31 at the time she went missing. She is described as approximately 5’5” tall, 155 lbs […]

2018/03/01Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Homicide

RCMP Media Release | On February 18, 2018, at approximately 11:00 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of a death at a residence in Swan River, Manitoba. A 36-year-old male from Swan River was deceased on scene. Norman Brass, 42, from Swan River is charged with Manslaughter. He will appear February 20, 2018, in […]

2018/02/19Local Interest

Winnipegosis RCMP Charge Male in Homicide

RCMP Media Release | On January 26, 2018, at approximately 11:30 pm, Winnipegosis RCMP received multiple calls regarding a disturbance in the community. When police attended, they found two males on scene – one male was deceased. The 37-year-old male victim from Camperville, Manitoba died on scene. Police arrested the other male on scene, 25-year-old […]

2018/01/29Local Interest

RCMP Arrest Male in Relation to Shooting Incident

RCMP Media Release | On January 11, 2018, Winnipegosis RCMP, with the assistance of Dauphin RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence in Duck Bay, Manitoba, approximately 75 kilometres north of Winnipegosis. During the search, officers seized a firearm related to an incident that took place on December 23, 2017. On that date, it […]

2018/01/16Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Make Arrest During Robbery in Progress

RCMP Media Release | On September 23, 2017, just after 9:00 am, Swan River RCMP were called to a report of a robbery in progress at a business in Swan River, Manitoba. Initial reports were that the male had a firearm and was damaging the property. A RCMP supervisor was able to speak to the […]

2017/09/26Local Interest