The following is the Morden Police Service Report for the period of July 4 to 10, 2017, as submitted by the department.

July 4th, 2017

Around 9:30 am this date, police received information regarding a possible stolen vehicle driving in the area of 9th Street South in Morden.  Police attended the area and observed a vehicle matching the description in the parking lot of Tabor Home at 220 9th Street.  Two females were exiting the vehicle at the time police arrived and were detained for a stolen vehicle investigation.  The vehicle was confirmed stolen from Steinbach as well as the license plates stolen from another vehicle in Winnipeg.  Both women were arrested for Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000.00.  Police searched the vehicle and located several items including methamphetamine, 12 used clear baggies, an iphone, 2 hatchets, a bottom half- skull mask, various drug paraphernalia and break and enter tools including bolt cutters, a hacksaw, and wrenches. The methamphetamine, baggies and vehicle keys were located inside the female driver’s purse.  The female passenger admitted to attending Morden in the stolen vehicle with the other woman being the driver.  Also in the vehicle were two males.  When they arrived in the parking lot of Tabor Home, the two males and female driver were removing a couple of bikes from the back of vehicle which she believed were stolen but did not know from where.  The males then left the area and the females went to a person’s residence in the area that they knew to shower.  They returned to the vehicle at which time police arrived.  The 24-year-old female passenger was charged with Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.00,  Possession of property obtained by crime under 5000.00, Possession of a controlled substance, Posession for the purpose of trafficking meth, Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose X 2 and Possession of break in instruments.  She was remanded into custody and transported to the Winnipeg Remand Centre and will be appearing in court this week.    

The 27-year- old female driver from Winnipeg was on two separate probation orders from September 15, 2016 and one from March 23rd, 2017 both with conditions to keep the peace and be of good behavior. She was arrested and charged with Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.00, Possession of a controlled substance, Possess break/enter instruments, Possession for the purpose of trafficking, Possess weapon for a dangerous purpose x2, Breach of probation order x2 and Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.00.  The driver did have a previous criminal record, was also remanded into custody and transported to the Winnipeg Remand Centre, and will be appearing in court this week.  

July 4th, 2017

Police received a call from a resident on 8th Street in Morden around 3:20 pm advising that her 11-year-old daughter was home alone when a male entered the house.  The daughter text her mom who was just arriving home at the time to see the male coming out from her house.  The mother attempted to stop the male but the suspect got away.  The suspect is described as having longer blonde curly hair and wearing a cap.  While the male was fleeing, he dropped a red backpack on a driveway that contained various items from the residence that were removed from a closet and cupboard in a spare room.  There was a men’s black mountain bike with broken handles on the ground by the residence that the suspect entered which is believed stolen.  There were fresh pry marks around the inside door deadbolt area where the suspect gained entry.  It was confirmed the 11-year-old daughter was home and the deadbolt was engaged.  The items in the backpack, and the backpack itself, was


taken from the home.  It is suspected that this male suspect is linked to the stolen vehicle reported and recovered earlier in Morden.  Police are continuing their investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this incident are 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).

July 6th, 2017

A homeowner observed a male individual enter his property around 7:00 pm and take his blue men’s Trek Mountain bike.  The male suspect was last seen riding north on Nelson Street towards Wardrop Street.  The male is described as white with short blonde hair wearing a black sports shirt with green trim and shorts.  Anyone with information regarding this incident are 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).
Another call was received around 11:00 pm of a suspicious male going into a vehicle on Alvey Street in Morden.  The bike was eventually located close to Alvey Street and Pembina Drive.  The incidents are believed to be related.

July 7th, 2017

Police received a call around 8:00 am regarding a stolen vehicle on Dogwood Street in Morden.  The owner went out to find her 2007 grey Dodge Caliber stolen from her driveway.  It is uncertain if the keys were left in the vehicle.  The license plate on the stolen vehicle was Manitoba HHH 152. Anyone with information regarding this incident are 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).

July 8th, 2017

Police were called to a family dispute where an adult male son was yelling and swearing in a residence.  Police attended and mediated the situation and eventually convinced the son to leave and cool off before returning to avoid the situation from escalating.  There were no charges as a result of this incident.

July 8th, 2017

Around 12:50 pm, police received a call from the Shoppers Drug Mart in Morden reporting a theft of a PS4.  The theft occurred sometime between 9:00 – 9:30 am this morning and the suspect was caught on surveillance.  The suspect is described as a white female with blonde hair wearing a black top, flowered shorts and carrying a dark colored handbag.    A second female suspect was also present and described as white, between 20-30 years old wearing a white sweater with long sleeves and a darker skirt.  

shoppers surveillence

Anyone with information regarding this incident are 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).


July 9th, 2017

Police received a call of another bike stolen overnight from a garage on 9th Street South in Morden.  A grey and black Trek, 21 speed mountain bike, was taken after suspects went through a vehicle that was also inside the garage.  A yellow 18-volt Dewalt drill with a charger, extra battery, some drill bits in a case, was also taken.  Anyone with information regarding this incident are 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).

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