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A domestic dispute in December of 2017 will see a 24-year-old male facing assault and mischief charges.

Morden Police say a couple had gotten into a disagreement and during the dispute the male had thrown the female's phone outside and struck her in the face, resulting in a black eye.

The male has been charged with one count of assault as well as one count of mischief under $5,000.

He will be appearing in Morden Provincial Court in March.

Below is the rest of the weekly Morden Police Report for the week of January 29th to February 12th, 2018 as submitted by the department.

January 31st, 2018

Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian around 6:40 pm.  Police arrived on scene to 5th Street and Thornhill Street in Morden.  A vehicle travelling eastbound on Thornhill Street was stopped at the pedestrian crosswalk and allowing a pedestrian to cross who was walking north.  The vehicle indicated a left turn and after the pedestrian crossed, was awaiting traffic to pass before turning.  The vehicle made its turn north onto 5th Street but failed to see that the pedestrian was now walking east across 5th Street.  The driver applied his brakes but slid into the pedestrian knocking her to the ground.  The pedestrian complained of a sore leg and a bump to the back of her head.  Paramedics attended and transported the pedestrian to Boundary Trails Health Centre for further observation.  There were no charges as a result of this incident.

January 31st, 2018

Police received a report of a hit and run to a vehicle that occurred on January 30th while parked in the Décor Parking lot on Route 100 in Morden.  The driver returned to his 2014 grey Honda Civic around 1:30 pm to find a hole in the rear bumper.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

February 6th, 2018

A wallet was taken from a volunteer worker at Donate Love sometime between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm this date.  The volunteer left her wallet in an office while working and when she returned at the end of her shift, she noticed her wallet was gone.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

February 8th, 2018

Police received a 911 call of a traffic accident at the corner of Stephen Street and Route 100 in Morden.  Police arrived to find a car involved with a semi pulling a trailer.  The car was travelling east on Stephen Street approaching the stop sign and the highway tractor was travelling southbound on Route 100.  The car attempted to stop at the stop sign but slid through, colliding with the rear tire on the trailer portion of the semi.  The airbags deployed in the vehicle and the driver sustained minor injuries.  The driver was treated at the scene by paramedics and was released.  

February 10th, 2018

Police were dispatched to an apartment complex around 3:50 pm regarding yelling and banging from an upstairs residence.  Police attended and spoke with a female who advised she had a met a guy from Winnipeg and brought him out to Morden.  They both had consumed illegal substances and got into an argument that ended in the male throwing some items around the apartment.  The female was not interested in charging the male but wanted him removed from her apartment.  The male departed the apartment and no further action was required.

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