A single vehicle rollover south of Plumas on Highway 260 sent the driver to hospital in Winnipeg and the passenger to Neepawa hospital. Members are still investigating.
The Gladstone Fire Department did their usual great job to extract the trapped driver. Both driver and passenger were wearing seat belts.
In this situation, as with virtually all car accidents, members of the public are first on scene. If you find yourself in this situation, make sure you park well off the road, turning on your four way flashers or hazard lights.
Call 911 immediately and if safe, turn off the ignition of the involved vehicles.
Do not move any victims unless they are in imminent danger. Sometimes, victims are walking around and in shock.
Keep them from wandering back onto the highway and into harm’s way.
Members nabbed 15 speeders this past week, with the Speeder of the Week zipping along at 130 kms. in a 100 km/hr zone.
The Manitoba government coffers will be receiving a $431.75 cheque soon.
Other tickets were Consume Liquor in Public ($231.50), a pair of Have or Keep Liquor in an Unauthorized Place ($231.50), Attach an Unauthorized Licence Plate ($292.65), Drive an Unregistered Vehicle ($292.65), Drive without Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance ($655.65.)
Members stopped a vehicle that had no tail lights and was speeding. The driver exuded a strong odour of liquor.
After a couple of breath tests, he was charged with impaired driving and will have to go before a judge to deal with a breach of probation due to the fact he was to abstain from alcohol.
Members were patrolling when two separate vehicle stops led to the seizure of a quantity of marihuana and drug paraphernalia from both.
Crooks made off with a motor off an auger in the Eden area. It is an 11 horsepower Honda motor, red with a rewind start.
From the humorous files, members were patrolling in Neepawa and observed a male leaning against a flower pot, drinking a fermented beverage imported from Mexico.
When members turned around to point out the error in his ways, the male ran off and hid in some bushes.
He was found quickly with this near full brew still in his hands, and unable to stand up on his own.
He was given a bunk in our jail, but not before a search of his clothes yielded a quantity of marihuana and drug paraphernalia.