Steinbach RCMP are currently investigating the theft of a winch from a Hylife barn located in the Rural Municipality of La Broquerie. The theft occurred sometime between the dates of December 24 and 28, 2020.

On December 31, 2020, Steinbach RCMP received a report of a theft from a Hylife barn located along PR 302 in the RM of La Broquerie.

Police investigation determined that a winch, attached to a trailer parked in the driveway of the Hylife location, was removed. The winch was described as a Columbia Winches & Hoists winch that is manufactured by Allied Power Products Inc. (Model WG3700-1A17-L-02). The winch is valued at $7,000 and is uniquely built to fit the specific trailer.

If you have any information regarding the above incident or any other information in regards to the above matter, you are asked to contact the Steinbach RCMP Detachment at 204-326-4452 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can also submit a secure tip online at