Battleford RCMP have released their daily report of calls logged at the Detachment from August 17, 2016 06:00 to August 18 06:00.
Police responded to 52 calls for service over the noted 24 hour period. Notable calls include:
- Aug. 17 06:20 – A complaint was received from an intoxicated female caller, stating that she had been drinking at a friend’s place, but was told to leave and is too drunk too drive. Members attended and located the caller, providing her with a drive to an ATM where she retrieved cab fare and made her way home.
- Aug. 17 10:53 – Police received a report of domestic assault. Members attended the scene, but the alleged victim denied she was assaulted and instead said it was just an argument. The male at the location was found to be on a probation order with a no contact clause for the female. As such, he was arrested for breaching that condition and charges are pending.
- Aug. 17 12:12 – A transport truck collided with parked rail cars on Highway 16, east of North Battleford. Investigation revealed that the truck blew a tire, causing it to leave the highway, cross the ditch, and hit the rail cars, derailing one of the cars. Further investigation revealed that the truck operators were knowingly driving the truck in a hazardous condition. Charges are pending against two males from Manitoba.
- Aug. 18 00:48 – Police received a call about 4 horses running loose on 110th Street in North Battleford. It was learned that the animals had escaped from the Fair Grounds.
- Aug. 18 03:59 – Police attended the scene of a reported large fight, with weapons involved, at the trailer park on 114th Street in North Battleford. Police took several people into custody and their weapons were seized. Police say alcohol was a factor and the investigation is ongoing.
RCMP also responded to 7 false/nuisance 911 calls, 2 minor disturbance reports, 4 alarms, 5 Mental Health Act complaints, 3 traffic investigations, 1 minor property damage complaints and 4 subjects who was arrested for alcohol related offences.