Tag Archives: RCMP Releases

Driver Charged after Dangerous Driving Video Posted

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP charge driver after dangerous driving video posted on Social Media On September 25, 2015 Swan River RCMP initiated an investigation regarding a video posted on social media. The video obtained by police displayed a cluster of very concerning traffic offences, which clearly put the public at risk. The [...]

2015/10/05Local Interest

Man Charged in Fatal Accident in Swan River

RCMP Media Release | Following the initial investigation into a fatal motor vehicle collision on August 31, 2015, Swan River RCMP has charged Jackson Dewey LUND, 23, from Kelowna British Columbia with: -Impaired Operation (by Alcohol) of Motor Vehicle Causing Death, and -Operation of a Vehicle while over 80 mg% of alcohol Causing Death, both [...]

2015/09/21Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Accident at Hwy 486

Swan River RCMP Report | On September 17, 2015 at about 8:30 pm a call came in through 911 reporting a collision between a swather and a truck on the Pretty Valley highway (#486) at the Roaring River Bridge, about 1 mile south of PTH 83. Police & Fire were dispatched to the scene. There [...]

2015/09/20Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Accident Near Benito, MB

Swan River RCMP Report | On Sep 17, 2015, at approximately 3:30 am, a call came in through 911 reporting that a light coloured pickup truck had struck a green mini-van, pushing the mini-van off the road. The pickup truck, possibly a GMC fled the scene. EMS and Fire were dispatched to the scene approximately [...]

2015/09/19Local Interest

Winnipegosis RCMP Looking for Missing Person

RCMP Media Release | On August 31, 2015, at approximately 10:30 am, Winnipegosis RCMP received a report of a missing 14-year-old female from Thompson who was last seen by her mother on August 30, 2015 in Camperville, Manitoba. Bethany Sheree BONE is described as aboriginal, 5′ 6″, 120 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes [...]

2015/09/05Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

RCMP Media Release | On August 31st, 2015 at approximately 4:45 pm, officers from Swan River RCMP were called to a collision involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Main Street in Swan River. Officers and emergency personnel arrived at the scene and found the motorcyclist seriously injured. [...]

2015/09/01Local Interest

Birch River Man Faces Firearms Charges

Swan River RCMP Report | On August 15th, 2015 shortly before 8 pm Swan River RCMP received a report of a dispute over a bicycle in Birch River, MB. The suspect had returned and was now pointing what appeared to be a ‘handgun’ at the victim. Through investigation the ‘handgun’ was found to be a [...]

2015/08/17Local Interest

Swan River Fatal House Fire Now a Homicide Investigation

RCMP Media Release | On August 8, 2015, shortly before 2:00 am, Swan River RCMP attended a residence in the Starlite Trailer Court in response to a call of a residential fire. Officers arrived at the scene and found the residence fully engulfed in flames. The body of a 64 year old male, identified as [...]

2015/08/11Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal House Fire

RCMP Media Release | On August 8, 2015, shortly before 2:00 am, Swan River RCMP attended a residence on Main Street in Swan River in response to a call of a residential fire. Officers arrived at the scene and found the residence fully engulfed in flames. The body of a 64 year-old male, identified as [...]

2015/08/10Local Interest

Bridge Railing Damaged on Hwy #10 Near Museum

RCMP Media Release | On July 29, 2015, just a little after 1:00 am, the Swan River RCMP received a complaint of a traffic hazard / obvious damage to the bridge on Highway # 10 North by the Swan Valley Historical Museum, in Swan River, Mb. It appears that a vehicle had hit the east [...]

2015/07/30Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Warn of Telephone Scam

Swan River RCMP Report | The Swan River RCMP is receiving numerous phone calls from the public relating directly to the below noted scam. Unfortunately, many of our callers believe the scam to be true. It is not. It is a scam and a fraud. The report had first gone out via the National RCMP [...]

2015/07/23Local Interest

Swan River RCMP & MPI Theft Prevention Initiative

Swan River RCMP Release | The Swan River RCMP along with the assistance of MPI over the summer months will be checking vehicles at night time to see if the doors are locked. This initiative is being done to help combat vehicle related thefts (I.E. theft of personal belongings left in vehicles and stolen vehicles). [...]

2015/07/17Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Thefts From Thunderhill Ski Club

Swan River RCMP Report | Police received a report of a Break, Enter & Theft from a maintenance shop at Thunder Hill on June 18, 2015. Reported that sometime over the previous 3 days, an older blue, Miller A/C Welder was stolen. “Thunder Hill” was painted on the Welder. Police received a 2nd report of [...]

2015/07/15Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Two Vehicle Collision

RCMP Media Release | On July 11, 2015, at approximately 5 pm, Swan River RCMP received a 911 call of a two vehicle collision on Hwy # 10, about 8 km east of Swan River. Police, Prairie Mountain EMS, and Minitonas Fire Dept attended the scene. The initial investigation revealed that a 2014 Dodge Journey, [...]

2015/07/13Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Food Bank Break-Ins

Swan River RCMP Report The Swan River RCMP are investigating two separate occurrences of locked shed at the local food bank being broken into. The break and enter incidents resulted in the theft of a lawn mower, weed eater and other items. Both incidents are currently under investigation.

2015/07/09Local Interest

Winnipegosis RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

RCMP Media Release | On 2015-06-21 at approximately 6 pm, Winnipegosis RCMP were called to a collision on Main Street at the intersection of Richard Avenue in Camperville, involving two vehicles. When police arrived on scene they found that one of the vehicles involved had rolled, ejecting the passenger who was found unresponsive. The 58 [...]

2015/06/23Local Interest

2 Charged in Swan Valley B&E and Thefts

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP Detachment responded to a number of Break and Enter calls, and Theft from Vehicle calls over the June 12, 2015 weekend. Two adult females were subsequently arrested in association with these multiple theft complaints. Sharon Paul (31) of the RM of Mountain has been charged with two counts [...]

2015/06/22Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Attempted Murder Case

RCMP Media Release | On June 12, 2015, at approximately 6:45 pm, Swan River RCMP received a 911 call of a possible shooting at a residence on Heyes Street in Swan River. Officers from the Swan River RCMP attended the residence and located an 18-year-old Swan River male, who had injuries consistent with a gunshot [...]

2015/06/19Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate School Break-Ins

Swan River RCMP Report | On June 6, 2015 at about 2:30 am Swan River RCMP responded to an alarm at the Swan Valley Regional Secondary School (SVRSS) . A broken window was found at one of the rear entrances, however no one located on scene. Investigation continues. Swan River RCMP are also investigating a [...]

2015/06/08Local Interest

RCMP Respond to Sapotaweyak Fire

RCMP Media Release | At about 3:20 am on June 4, Swan River RCMP responded to a structure fire at the bus garage, located on Shoal River I.R. (Sapotaweyak Cree Nation). A that time, a security guard noticed smoke and flames coming from the building. When officers arrived on scene, the bus depot was fully [...]

2015/06/05Local Interest

RCMP Take Down Marihuana Grow Operation

RCMP Media Release | On May 21, 2015, at approximately 8:30 pm, Swan River and Winnipegosis RCMP executed a Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrant on a marihuana grow operation at a residence and property located in Rural Municipality of Mountain, just west of Cowan, Manitoba. Officers entered the property and dismantled the grow [...]

2015/06/02Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Stolen Snowmobile

Swan River RCMP Media Release | A 2006 Arctic -Cat 500 Green in color with Licence plate 2A009 was taken from a property in the RM of Mountain between April 17th and April 18th, 2015. The VIN number on the Snowmobile is 4UF06ATV36T201662. Anyone with information about this please contact the Swan River RCMP at [...]

2015/05/20Local Interest

RCMP Arrest Violent Offender

RCMP MEDIA UPDATE | On May 14, 2015, Swan River RCMP located and arrested Randy Sutherland north of Swan River, Manitoba. He was apprehended without incident. He has been transported to Dauphin and remains in custody. The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance. _________________________________________ RCMP Media Release | May 6, 2015 [...]

2015/05/14Local Interest

Fire Truck Rollover Near Sapotaweyak

Swan River RCMP Report | A single vehicle accident involving a Shoal River (Sapotaweyak Cree Nation) Fire truck rollover that occurred on May 05, 2015 at approximately 12:30 pm. The accident occurred on Highway 483, east of Highway 10, in the RM Mountain. 3 persons (fire crew) spent the night in the Swan River hospital [...]

2015/05/06Local Interest

RCMP Seeking Violent Offender

RCMP Media Release | On May 5, 2015, just before 6:00 am, Winnipegosis RCMP responded to a report of a violent assault in Camperville, Manitoba. The assault was domestic in nature. Randy Sutherland, 38, of Camperville is wanted by RCMP. He is facing charges of Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Fail to Comply with Conditions [...]

2015/05/06Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Make Drug Trafficking Arrests

RCMP Media Release | On April 4, 2015, Swan River RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in Swan River, Manitoba. As a result of the search, RCMP seized marihuana, cell phones, scales and other drug paraphernalia. Daniel Panko, 48, of Swan River, is charged with Possession of Marihuana for the Purpose of Trafficking, [...]

2015/04/08Local Interest

Swan River Man Charged in Assault

RCMP Media Release | Matthew Stanley Cook (32 yr old, male) of Swan River, MB has been charged with Aggravated Assault & Fail to Comply with Probation Order in connection with the discovery of an injured man in a local business on February 14, 2015. The victim, who appeared to have a puncture wound on [...]

2015/02/17Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Assault

RCMP Media Release | On February 14, 2015, Swan River RCMP responded to call about an injured male who was discovered in a local business. RCMP located the man who appeared to have a puncture wound on the right side of his chest. The victim was transported to a Winnipeg hospital where he is currently [...]

2015/02/16Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Motor Vehicle Collision

RCMP Media Release | On January 22, 2015, at about 9:30 am, Swan River RCMP and local emergency services attended to a two-vehicle collision on Provincial Road 83, south of Benito, Manitoba. Investigation revealed a southbound pickup truck driven by a 23-year-old male from Swan River collided with a trailer being hauled by another southbound [...]

2015/01/24Local Interest

Youth Missing from Swan River Located

RCMP Media Release | On January 19, 2015, Russella Cachene was safely located. Russella Audrey Cachene was last seen at a residence in Swan River at about 9:30 pm on December 26, 2014 and was reported missing that same day. The RCMP would like to thank the Winnipeg Police Service, the media and the public [...]

2015/01/20Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Report – December 2014

Swan River RCMP Monthly Report December 2014 In this month of December, 2014 Police investigated 234 incidents. Criminal Code investigations were at lower than normal levels for this month as were Property offenses. Persons crimes investigations were at a normal level for this month. Persons crimes had five common assaults, one assault causing bodily harm [...]

2015/01/09Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Missing Person

RCMP Media Release | On December 26, 2014, Swan River RCMP received a report of a missing 16-year-old female from Swan River, Manitoba. Russella Audrey Cachene was last seen at a residence in Swan River at about 9:30 pm on the same day. Cachene is described as Aboriginal in appearance, 5’1″ tall (168cm), 124 lbs [...]

2015/01/05Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Theft of Christmas Presents

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP investigated a residential break & enter, that resulted in the theft of a number of items from a home, including several Christmas presents. The theft occurred sometime over the night of December 20/21, 2014 on the 200 block of 1st Avenue South, Swan River, MB. Subsequent investigation has [...]

2014/12/23Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Check Stop Stats December 8-21, 2014

Swan River RCMP Report | Checkstop 2014 will run from December 1, 2014 – January 1, 2015 and will focus on the detection of high-risk drivers, including those who are impaired, not buckled up, speeding or driving while distracted. Swan River RCMP stats covering the period of December 8 – 14, 2014 Number of Checkstops: [...]

2014/12/23Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Check Stop Stats December 1-7, 2014

Swan River RCMP Report | Checkstop 2014 will run from December 1, 2014 – January 1, 2015 and will focus on the detection of high-risk drivers, including those who are impaired, not buckled up, speeding or driving while distracted. Swan River RCMP stats covering the period of December 1 – 7, 2014 Number of Checkstops: [...]

2014/12/10Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Homicide

RCMP Release | During the early morning hours of October 30, 2014, Swan River RCMP were dispatched to a report of a male who was fatally stabbed at a residence on the Shoal River First Nation. Albert John Genaille, 38, of Shoal River First Nation, Manitoba was pronounced deceased at the scene. Swan River RCMP [...]

2014/11/01Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Death in Shoal River First Nation

RCMP Media Release | On October 30, 2014, just after midnight, Swan River RCMP responded to the death of an adult male in Shoal River First Nation, Manitoba. The investigation continues. There is no further information at this time. An update will be provided when possible.

2014/10/30Local Interest

Man Charged in Numerous Swan River Break & Enters

RCMP Media Release | Since July 2014, Swan River RCMP has been investigating numerous Break and Enter to businesses. On October 23, 2014, at approximately 5:20 am, Swan River RCMP members were conducting surveillance on local businesses (which had been ongoing for the past several weeks). Police observed a lone male committing a business break [...]

2014/10/24Local Interest

Charges Laid in Child Pornography Case

RCMP Media Release | On September 29, 2014, Swan River RCMP and the RCMP Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit charged David Adams, 27, of Swan River, Manitoba with Luring Minors Over Internet for Sexual Purposes, Personation With Intent to Cause Disadvantage and Possession of Child Pornography. Adams will be appearing in Swan River Provincial Court [...]

2014/09/29Local Interest

Arson Charges Laid in Dauphin Hotel Fire

RCMP Media Release | Dauphin RCMP have laid a charge of Arson on 30-year-old Terrence GUIBOCHE of Dauphin and Swan River in connection with the fire that destroyed the Towers Hotel located on Main Street, in Dauphin, Manitoba. When crews arrived on September 18, 2014, the fire was found to be well-involved. The building was [...]

2014/09/22Local Interest

RCMP Make Arrest in Child Pornography Case

Swan River RCMP Release | On September 9, 2014, just after 1:00 pm, a Swan River RCMP, RCMP Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit and RCMP Integrated Technological Crime Unit investigation resulted in the RCMP executing two search warrants at a residence and a business in Swan River, Manitoba. A 26-year-old man from Swan River was [...]

2014/09/11Local Interest

School Speed Zones in Effect 24-7

Swan River RCMP Release | Swan River RCMP would like to remind the motoring public that school is back in, and that all school zones within the town of Swan River have a 30 km speed limit which is in effect 24 hrs – 7 days a week. Speeds must be reduced all school zones [...]

2014/09/04Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fatal Collision

RCMP Media Release | On August 28, 2014, at about 11:45 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a single-vehicle rollover on Provincial Road 230, approximately seven kilometres south of Birch River, Manitoba. A pickup truck with seven occupants rolled several times. A 65-year-old male from Duck Bay, Manitoba had been riding in the box of [...]

2014/08/29Local Interest

Missing Person Located

RCMP Media Release | Update: Carl Champion was located August 22,2014 safe and sound. 41-year-old Carl CHAMPION of RM of Langford, MB had been last seen and in contact with his family the week of July 27th, 2014. The RCMP would like to thank the public and the Media for with this matter.

2014/08/24Local Interest

RCMP Request Assistance Locating Missing Person

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 41-year-old Carl CHAMPION of RM of Langford, MB. CHAMPION was last seen and in contact with his family the week of July 27th, 2014. He is a resident of Manitoba, but had recently been in Regina, Saskatchewan, for employment purposes. His [...]

2014/08/07Local Interest

Female Pedestrian Killed in Accident on Highway 10

RCMP Media Release | On July 26, 2014, just after midnight, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of a serious collision involving a car and a pedestrian at the intersection of Highway 10 and Provincial Road 150 West, near Minitonas, Manitoba. Initial investigation shows a female pedestrian was on Highway 10 attempting to flag [...]

2014/07/26Local Interest

RCMP Seize Drugs & Guns in Camperville

RCMP Media Release | On July 16, 2014, at approximately 5:00 am, Winnipegosis RCMP executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrant at a residence in Camperville, Manitoba. Police seized a significant amount of marihuana, as well as a large sum of cash and six firearms. An adult male and an adult female were [...]

2014/07/18Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fatal Collision

RCMP Media Release | On July 16, 2014, at approximately 8:30 am, Swan River RCMP responded to a single-vehicle rollover on Provincial Road 483, 12 kilometres west of Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, Manitoba (Shoal River). It appears the minivan rolled and landed upright in the Bell River. A 24-year-old female driver and lone occupant of the [...]

2014/07/16Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Report – June 2014

Swan River RCMP Monthly Report June 2014 Below are the Town of Swan River Detailed Statistics for the month of June, 2014. Assaults 10 B&E Business 1 B&E Res & Oth 6 Theft Motor Vehicle 3 Theft Over $5000 0 Theft Under $5000 18 Shoplifting 10 Mischief 27 Have Stolen Goods 3 Frauds 1 Drugs [...]

2014/07/11Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Drowning

Swan River RCMP Report | On July 5, 2014, at about 1:30 pm, Swan River RCMP and Prairie Mountain EMS responded to a report of an accidental drowning at the Steep Rock River swimming area, near Shoal River I.R. / Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. A 32 year old male from Shoal River I. R. / Sapotaweyak [...]

2014/07/08Local Interest