Tag Archives: RCMP Releases

RCMP Investigate Structure Fire on Pine Creek First Nation

RCMP Media Release | On August 15, 2022, at approximately 12:35 am, Winnipegosis RCMP responded to a structure fire, at the BlueSky family wellness centre on McKay’s Point Road, on Pine Creek First Nation. When officers arrived the centre was fully engulfed in flames and the Fire Department was on scene. There was no one […]

2022/08/16Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Home Invasion

RCMP Media Release | On August 7, 2022, at approximately 5:05 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of a home invasion at a residence located on 5th Ave S in Swan River. Officers attended the location and spoke with the two victims, a 21-year-old male and 17-year-old female, who advised that two suspects, a […]

2022/08/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

RCMP Media Release | On July 16, 2022, at approximately 5:50pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a motor vehicle rollover on Highway 83, about 16 kilometres south of Benito, Manitoba. When officers arrived, fire and ambulance were already on the scene. Initial investigation has determined that a vehicle was travelling north on Highway 83, when […]

2022/07/19Local Interest

UPDATED: Swan River RCMP Looking for Missing Man

RCMP Media Release| Charles Gott has been safely located. The RCMP thanks the public and media for their assistance. ______ On July 10, 2022, at approximately 12:15 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a missing 32-year-old male from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, Manitoba. Charles Ray Edward Gott has not been seen since the end […]

2022/07/13Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Found Human Remains

RCMP Media Release | On June 27, 2022, at approximately 11:55 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of found human remains in Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. With the assistance of RCMP Forensic Identification Services and an anthropology team, investigators are currently on site conducting a search of the area. The identity of the remains […]

2022/06/29Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Shooting

RCMP Media Release | On March 27, 2022, at approximately 3:00 am, Swan River RCMP received a report that a male had been shot at a residence in Benito, Manitoba. Four individuals – two males and two females – were at a residence in Benito when the door was kicked in and three individuals – […]

2022/03/28Local Interest

Winnipegosis RCMP Investigate Armed Robbery

RCMP Media Release | On February 25, 2022, at approximately 5:55 pm, Winnipegosis RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a business on Highway 20, in Camperville. Two male suspects, both wearing high-visibility jackets, entered the business, one armed with a firearm. One of the suspects pointed the gun at the employee and demanded cash. […]

2022/03/26Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Shooting

RCMP Media Release | On March 6, 2022, at approximately 12:20 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a shooting at a residence on Makaysees Drive on Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation. The initial investigation has determined that two occupants were inside a home when a known male showed up at the door. The suspect entered the […]

2022/03/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Stabbing

RCMP Media Release | On February 22, 2022, at approximately 12:05 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of a stabbing at a residence located in Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. Officers arrived in the area and were advised of four male victims, three having been stabbed and one assaulted – aged 54, 30, 18, and 17 […]

2022/02/24Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Seize Firearms

RCMP Media Release | Between February 5 and February 9, 2022, Swan River RCMP responded to numerous firearm related offences and an arson investigation. These investigations led officers from Swan River RCMP along with West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team, to locate and seize firearms related to these incidents. RCMP seized two shotguns, two […]

2022/02/11Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Shooting and Arson

RCMP Release | On February 6, 2022, at approximately 11:45 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a structure fire in the Starlite Trailer Court in Swan River, Manitoba. When police arrived, most of the flames were concentrated to a side window. Officers were able to confirm there was nobody inside the building. The […]

2022/02/08Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigating Suspicious Death

RCMP Media Release | On February 7, 2022, at 9:15 am, Swan River RCMP were contacted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to advise that a 38-year-old male, from Brandon, who had arrived in hospital in Swan River on January 29, and later transferred to Brandon, had died as a result of his […]

2022/02/08Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Shooting

RCMP Media Release | On February 5, 2022, at approximately 3:05 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report that a male was at the hospital being treated for an injury related to a firearm. Police attended immediately. Initial investigation has determined that a 24-year-old male from Swan River was with another male. The 24-year-old male […]

2022/02/07Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Looking for Information on Brutal Assault

RCMP Media Release | On January 27, 2022, at approximately 2:00 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a male suffering from exposure behind a business in Mafeking, Manitoba. Paramedics transported the male to hospital, where he was met by police. The 28-year-old male from Swan River was found to have been tied up, […]

2022/01/31Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Shots Fired in a Residence

RCMP Media Release | On January 18, 2022, at 7:20 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of two males and a female having entered a residence and discharging a firearm inside. Officers immediately attended to the residence on 7th Avenue South in Swan River and spoke with the property owner who was unharmed. Officers […]

2022/01/19Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Fire in Bowsman

RCMP Media Release | On January 11, 2022, at 8:30 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of a structure fire at a residence located on 4th Avenue in the community of Bowsman. Officers arrived on scene and observed heavy smoke coming from the residence and were advised by family members that the homeowner […]

2022/01/11Local Interest

Missing Swan River Woman Safely Located

RCMP Media Release | UPDATE: Jeannie Thompson has been safely located. The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance. BACKGROUND: RCMP Media Release: November 1, 2021 On October 31, 2021, at approximately 6:30 pm, Brandon RCMP received a report of a missing 45-year-old female from Swan River, Manitoba. Jeannie Marie Thompson was […]

2021/11/05Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Looking for Missing Woman

RCMP Media Release | On October 31, 2021, at approximately 6:30 pm, Brandon RCMP received a report of a missing 45-year-old female from Swan River, Manitoba. Jeannie Marie Thompson was last known to be in Brandon on 3rd Avenue South on October 28, 2021, at 3:30 am, when she told family that she was travelling […]

2021/11/01Local Interest

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