Tag Archives: RCMP Releases

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

RCMP Respond to Fatal Motor Vehicle Pedestrian Collision

RCMP Media Release | On September 10, 2017, at approximately 3:20 am, officers from the Swan River RCMP received a report of a motor vehicle pedestrian collision on Highway 10, one kilometre south of Mafeking, Manitoba. Investigators believe a pickup truck with two occupants, being driven by a 46-year-old male from Birch River and carrying [...]

2017/09/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Break and Enter in Benito

RCMP Media Release | In the early morning hours of September 8, 2017, suspects broke into Buffalo Junction convenience store and restaurant situated at the corner of Highway 49 and Highway 83, near Benito, Manitoba. An undisclosed amount of cash, alcohol, cigarettes, and other items were taken. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding [...]

2017/09/08Local Interest

Swan River Men Arrested in Headingly

RCMP Media Release | On July 26, 2017, Headingley RCMP officers responded to a van driving erratically on the Trans-Canada Highway in the RM of Headingley, at the Perimeter Highway. Officers stopped the van and discovered the licence plates on the van were not a match to the description of the vehicle and that the [...]

2017/08/01Local Interest

RCMP Locate Drowning Victim

RCMP Media Release | UPDATE – RCMP locate drowning victim On July 27, 2017, in the afternoon, the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team, with assistance from Sustainable Development, located the 17-year-old male drowning victim. Click to read original RCMP media release: Swan River RCMP Investigate Potential Drowning

2017/07/28Local Interest

RCMP investigate single-vehicle fatal collision

RCMP Media Release | On July 26, 2017, just after 9:00 am, Winnipegosis RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 20, 15 km west of Camperville, Manitoba. Early investigation shows the driver lost control and the SUV rolled. Two men were inside the vehicle. One of the men, a 23-year-old from Dauphin was pronounced [...]

2017/07/27Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Potential Drowning

RCMP Media Release | On July 25, 2017, at approximately 7:10 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report that a 17-year-old male from Split Lake, Manitoba was missing from Steeprock Bible Camp near Lake Winnipegosis. The male was seen swimming out to a floating dock, but he disappeared and witnesses did not see him resurface. [...]

2017/07/26Local Interest

Pine Creek Man Missing From Duck Mountain Logging Camp

RCMP Media Release | On July 24, 2017, just before 1:30 pm, Prairie Mountain RCMP received a report of a missing person from a logging camp in Duck Mountain Provincial Park, approximately 25 kilometres northwest of Roblin, Manitoba. Mark Anthony McKelvey, 36, originally from Pine Creek, walked away from the camp at approximately 8:00 am [...]

2017/07/25Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal House Fire

RCMP Media Release | On July 13, 2017, just after 2:00 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a house fire in Birch River, Manitoba. When officers arrived on scene, the house was fully engulfed in flames and the local fire department was actively battling the fire. Witnesses on scene told officers they believed there was [...]

2017/07/13Local Interest

Swan River Man Charged with Murder in Inmate’s Death

RCMP Media Release | On March 22, 2017, RCMP charged Carl Jessie Klyne, 23, of Swan River, MB and Tristan Storm Fisher, 20, of Selkirk, MB with Second Degree Murder in the death of a 50-year-old inmate at the Stony Mountain Correctional Institution (SMCI). The victim had initially sustained severe injuries following an assault that [...]

2017/03/24Local Interest

Swan River Man Arrested on Murder Charge

RCMP Media Release | The RCMP has arrested and charged Carl Jessie Klyne, 23, from Swan River, with Second Degree murder. He appeared in Provincial Court in Swan River earlier this morning. Officers located the elderly victim, a 90 year old male, deceased at a residence in the Town of Swan River during a well-being [...]

2017/01/18Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Suspicious Death

RCMP Media Release | On Saturday, January 14, 2017 at approximately 5:00 pm, Swan River RCMP were dispatched to a residence in the Town of Swan River to conduct a well-being check on an elderly male. Upon entering the residence, officers located the elderly male, 90, deceased. The death is being treated as suspicious. Investigators [...]

2017/01/15Local Interest

Swan Valley Man Killed in ATV Rollover

RCMP Media Release | On November 27, 2016, at approximately 6:45 pm, Swan River RCMP were dispatched to a single-vehicle ATV rollover near Provincial Road 157 West in the RM of Swan Valley West, Manitoba. It appears that the local farmer had been checking on livestock and was alone at the time of the incident. [...]

2016/11/28Local Interest

RCMP Seize Multiple Firearms from Camperville Residence

RCMP Media Release | On the morning of Sunday, November 13, 2016, members of the Winnipegosis RCMP Detachment with assistance from the Dauphin Detachment executed a search warrant at a residence in Camperville, Manitoba. Daniel Joseph FAGNAN, 28, of Camperville was arrested at the scene and is charged with numerous firearm related offences along with [...]

2016/11/14Local Interest

Swan River RCMP investigate fatal hit-and-run collision

RCMP Media Release | On November 10, 2016, just before 7:00 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of a male lying in the middle of Highway 10 north of Mafeking, Manitoba. When officers arrived on scene, the male was being attended to by local emergency services. His injuries appeared consistent with being hit [...]

2016/11/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Issue Crosswalk Reminder

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP would like to remind everyone to Be Safe in School Zones. The Highway Traffic Act requires pedestrians to cross roadways by using crosswalks. Please remember to use Crosswalks. Let’s keep our school zones and streets safe for everyone. Below are the regulations from the Highway Traffic Act regarding [...]

2016/11/03Local Interest

Manitoba RCMP Urge Safe Choices for Halloween

RCMP Media Release | Whatever you choose to dress up as this Halloween, remember you are responsible for making safe choices. Trick-or-treaters, parents, homeowners and motorists all have a role to play when it comes to safety. Trick-or-treaters can: · Trick-or-treat with an adult or a group of friends · Stick to a well-known area [...]

2016/10/31Local Interest

RCMP Swan River Make Arrests in Multiple Violent Incidents

RCMP Media Release | On October 7, 2016, just after 9:00 am, Swan River RCMP executed arrest warrants on three males in Swan River, Manitoba in relation to several connected incidents. On September 17, 2016, Swan River RCMP were notified of an incident that occurred in the parking lot of a hotel in Swan River, [...]

2016/10/07Local Interest

High Risk Sex Offender Unit Requests Public Assistance

RCMP Media Release | The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit requests assistance in locating Ernest Laquette and Joseph Sanderson. Ernest Joseph Laquette: · 58 years old, has outstanding warrants for fail to comply with probation order (X 2) · Laquette is described as 5′ 7″, 172 lbs, aboriginal, black hair, brown eyes · [...]

2016/10/05Local Interest

Two Swan Valley Men Seriously Injured in Weekend Assault

RCMP Media Release | The search warrant executed on September 19, 2016, in Swan River was in relation to an incident that occurred in the RM of Swan Valley West on September 18. Two males, aged 19 and 20, were assaulted and were transported to hospital with serious injuries. This investigation is very active and [...]

2016/09/21Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Arrest Two in Firearm Case

RCMP Media Release | On September 19, 2016, at approximately 9:00 am, the RCMP Emergency Response Team, RCMP Major Crime Unit and Swan River RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in Swan River, Manitoba. The search warrant was related to firearms. A firearm, ammunition and knives were seized. Marvin David Flett, 51, of [...]

2016/09/20Local Interest

RCMP Emergency Response Team on Scene in Swan River

RCMP Media Release | The RCMP Emergency Response Team is on scene at a residence in Swan River, Manitoba. The investigation is ongoing and no further information can be released at this time. Police are not concerned for public safety.

2016/09/19Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Missing Person

RCMP Media Release | Early on the morning of September 10, 2016, the Swan River RCMP received the report of a missing 17 year old male who had not returned for his curfew the previous evening. Vernon SUTHERLAND was last seen around 8:00 pm on September 9 in Swan River. Vernon is described as aboriginal, [...]

2016/09/16Local Interest

Investigation into Swan River RCMP Completed

IIU Media Release | The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has completed its investigation into an arrest in Swan River that resulted in a serious injury, and has concluded that officers acted appropriately. On December 1, 2015, three members of the RCMP Swan River detachment attended the residence of a male who had phoned [...]

2016/08/29Local Interest

Traffic Enforcement of School Zones

Swan River RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP would like to remind drivers to abide by the school zone speed limits year round and that traffic enforcement of school zones will continue throughout the summer. The 30 km/h school zones in Swan River remain enforceable both day and night. Please drive safely.

2016/07/27Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal ATV Rollover

RCMP Media Release | On July 8, 2016, at approximately 5:30 pm, officers from the Swan River RCMP attended a location just south of Kenville, in response to a single ATV rollover. Investigators arrived at the scene where an ATV was located near the residence of the driver. The ATV appeared to have flipped after [...]

2016/07/11Local Interest

Increase in Residential and Cottage Break Ins and Thefts

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP has recently received an increase in calls for service relating to residential and cottage break and enters in and around the Swan Valley area. The Swan River RCMP would like to remind the public to ensure that residences are locked when homeowners/cottage dwellers are away and to record [...]

2016/07/02Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Theft of Equipment

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP received a report that a Case baler and a Bobco livestock trailer had been stolen from a property just outside of Birch River sometime over the last few weeks. To provide information ANONYMOUSLY: Call Manitoba Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Go online to submit a secure [...]

2016/06/25Local Interest

RCMP Swan River Respond to Pedestrian Fatality

RCMP Media Release | At approximately 5 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2016, Swan River RCMP were called to the corner of 9th Ave North and 1st Street North where a female pedestrian appeared to have been struck by a vehicle. Initial investigation reveals that a 17-year-old female driver, and lone occupant of the vehicle, [...]

2016/06/14Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Discovery of Body

RCMP Media Release | On June 7, 2016, around 5:00 pm, Swan River RCMP officers were called after a resident found what he believed to be the remains of a body on the shoreline of Lake Winnipegosis in the area of Shoal River. Officers attended the location and confirmed the presence of a deceased person. [...]

2016/06/09Local Interest

RCMP Seek Public Assistance in Theft from Benito Area

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP Detachment and Manitoba Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance with solving the following incident: Between the dates of March 26, 2016 and March 29th, 2016 in the rural area of Benito, rims, tires and LED lights were stolen from a Ford Pickup truck. The LED lights fit [...]

2016/05/11Local Interest

RCMP Seeking Information on Theft of UTV and Trailer

RCMP Media Release | On April 28th, 2016 Swan River RCMP received a report of a break and enter at the Hydro Compound in Minitonas; a trailer and UTV were stolen. Suspects cut the lock on the gate, drove into the yard, hooked up to the trailer with the UTV on it and drove away. [...]

2016/05/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Missing Person

On May 6 ,2016, Swan River RCMP were notified that Corey Michael CHARTRAND, a 37 year-old aboriginal male, had gone missing from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. The investigation has determined that Chartrand was last seen early in the morning on April 30, 2016. Chartrand is described as 5’11″ and of medium build. He has long black [...]

2016/05/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fatal Collision

RCMP Media Release | At approximately 5:04 a.m. on April 30, 2016 the Swan River RCMP Detachment responded to a report of a single vehicle collision approximately 3 km north of Minitonas, MB. RCMP members arrived on scene and located four males who had all been ejected from the vehicle. All were transported to hospital [...]

2016/04/30Local Interest

RCMP Release New Pictures of Missing Lorlene Bone

RCMP Media Release | The Swan River RCMP is renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating Lorlene BONE. Lorlene was last seen on February 29, 2016 in Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. The RCMP has been actively searching for Lorlene since being notified and is concerned for her safety as she has made no contact [...]

2016/04/06Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Missing Person

RCMP Media Release | On March 9, 2016 at around 11:00 pm, Swan River RCMP were notified that Lorlene BONE, a 31 year-old female, had gone missing from Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation. The investigation has determined that Lorlene was last seen on February 29, 2016 in Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. Police are concerned for her safety [...]

2016/03/15Local Interest

RCMP Update on Stolen Prescription Drugs

RCMP Media Release | Theft of prescription drugs prompt warning On February 18, 2016 just before 6:00 pm, police officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Centennial Drive in Swan River. The warrant to search had been obtained following an active investigation into the earlier break and enter and theft of prescription drugs [...]

2016/02/19Local Interest

Theft of Prescription Drugs Prompts Warning from RCMP

RCMP Media Release | On February 18, 2016, at approximately 9:00 am, Swan River RCMP were notified of a break and enter that had occurred overnight at a drug store in Swan River. Officers attended the location and were able to confirm that entry had been gained into the business. The suspects stole an undisclosed [...]

2016/02/18Local Interest

RCMP Arrest Marvin Chartrand in Duck Bay

RCMP Update | Marvin Chartrand, Wanted for 2nd Degree Murder has been arrested in Duck Bay without incident. Thank you to the public & media for the help

2015/12/28Local Interest

Arrest Warrant Issued in Duck Bay Homicide

RCMP Release | Further investigation has confirmed that a 45 year old male from Duck Bay, Manitoba was the victim of a homicide. A Warrant of Arrest for 2nd Degree Murder has been issued for Marvin CHARTRAND, 38, from The Pas, Manitoba (photo below). The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous, members of [...]

2015/12/28Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Death in Duck Bay

RCMP Release | Winnipegosis RCMP, RCMP Major and Serious Crime Units as well as RCMP Forensic Identification Services are investigating the death of an adult male in Duck Bay. No further details are available at this time as the investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as additional details become available.

2015/12/27Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Stop 11 Year Old Driver

ValleyBiz Story | Swan River RCMP reported an unusual situation while setting up for a recent checkstop. A vehicle was stopped for driving without adequate lighting and an 11 year old was found driving the vehicle, with another 11 year old as a passenger. RCMP have dealt with the situation. So far during this holiday [...]

2015/12/24Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Damage to Election Signs

Swan River RCMP Report | On December 17, 2015 Swan River RCMP received a report of damage to election signs in Swan River. In subsequent days more election signs have been damaged or removed. Charges under the Canada Elections Act and under the Criminal Code can result when someone tampers with election signs. Anyone with [...]

2015/12/23Local Interest

RCMP Seek Information Regarding Stolen Boat

Swan River RCMP Release | Swan River RCMP Detachment and Manitoba Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance with solving the following incident: Between the first and second week of October, 2015 a yellow Landcaster boat was stolen from a farm in the RM of Swan Valley West. Fighting crime is a community effort. Anyone [...]

2015/12/13Local Interest

IIU Investigating Injuries From RCMP Arrest in Swan River

IIU Media Release | The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a male in Swan River that resulted in internal injuries requiring hospitalization. The RCMP has advised the IIU that officers responded to a complaint and went to the residence of a male suspect in Swan River [...]

2015/12/08Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Theft of Snowmobile

Swan River RCMP Media Release | RCMP are investigating the recent theft of a 2014 Polaris Switch Back Assault snowmobile that was stolen from Rough Country Sports, located in Swan River, MB. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Swan River RCMP at 204-734-4686, or to call Crime Stoppers. Anyone with [...]

2015/12/08Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

RCMP Media Release | On November 23, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Swan River RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover on Hwy 485 near Swan River, MB. Initial investigation reveals the pickup truck was travelling westbound when it went off road into the ditch. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, a 33 [...]

2015/11/24Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

RCMP Media Release | On November 6,2015, shortly before 2:30 pm, Swan River RCMP were called to a collision involving two vehicles, approximately 4 km North of Swan River on Highway 10, near road 216 North. Officers arrived on scene and confirmed the collision involved a semi truck and a pickup. The driver of the [...]

2015/11/07Local Interest

RCMP Arrest Escaped Inmates in Swan River Area

RCMP Media Release | On October 25, 2015, just after 12:00 a.m., officers from the Dauphin Municipal RCMP received a report that three inmates had escaped from the Dauphin Correctional Centre in Dauphin, Manitoba. Investigators learned that the three men had climbed over a fence and were last seen heading east. Moments later, investigators were [...]

2015/10/26Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Break & Enter to Century 21 and Subway

Swan River RCMP Report | Swan River RCMP are investigating a break and enter to Century 21 and Subway at 1437 Main Street Swan River. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of October 18, 2015. Extensive damage to the doors occurred during the break-in causing a high value of damage to repair. Anyone [...]

2015/10/23Local Interest