Man charged for threat, weapons offences 0
A Morden man is facing several charges after making violent threats with a weapon in one hand and a baby in the other arm.
The Morden Police Service was called July 14 to intervene in a domestic dispute involving a 30-year-old Morden resident.
Police said he showed up at a local home where the victim in the domestic dispute was visiting. And while holding a baby in one arm, he threatened one of the occupants of the home that he would 'bash in their skull' with a set of brass knuckles he had in hand.
He was arrested and charged with uttering threats, possession of a prohibited weapon and possess of a dangerous weapon. He was released on several conditions with a promise to appear in court.
- Other incidents
The police also highlighted a number of other incidents in their report for the week of July 9 to 16.
On July 9, they stopped a vehicle for having faulty equipment. Unfortunately for the driver, officers noticed drug paraphernalia known as 'a bat and box' within the centre console. Police seized the item and issued a warning for possession of a controlled substance to the 20-year-old passenger and vehicle owner.
On July 10, police seized another suspected counterfeit $100 U.S. bill at a business in Morden. The bill was sent for examination to confirm its authenticity, and police are encouraging businesses to try and obtain as much information as possible from anyone attempting to pass these American bills and to contact police immediately.
Also July 10, police were called about a break-in to a vehicle parked in a lot behind the Morden Civic Centre, and a rain jacket, tape measure and construction vest was removed from the vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
And police on patrol July 15 spotted a man who appeared to be passed out on the front lawn of a home on Stephen Street. The man became very belligerent and uncooperative with police and had a strong odor of liquor on his breath, but he was able to tell officers where he was staying and was turned over to a responsible adult.
Meanwhile, the Morden Police Service also issued arrest warrants for two people who failed to show up in court on break and enter and theft charges.
Bill Herbert Paul of Roseau River First Nation was charged in February with fraudulently personating another person with intent to avoid arrest, break and enter, theft under $5,000 and mischief under $5,000. And Jonathan Alexander Mannix was charged Mannix in October 2010 for theft over $5,000.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call the Morden Police Service at 822-4900 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
- WEEKLY SUMMARY
- Total calls - 85
- Theft - 1
- Assault - 5
- Other Criminal Code offences (mischief, counterfeit currency, utter threats, fail to attend court, harassment) - 13
- Federal statutes (Manitoba Fishery Act) - 1
- Controlled Drugs & Substances Act - 1
- Highway Traffic Act offences - 20
- Fail to stop or remain - 6
- Liquor Control Act - 1
- Assist the public (suspicious persons/vehicles, domestic disputes) - 17
- Other activities (alarms, criminal record checks, assist other agencies, lost/found property, Intoxicated Person Detention Act, mental health act) - 20