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Canora RCMP: Vehicle clocked at over 200 km/h near Amsterdam

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Canora/Sturgis RCMP dealt with a stolen camper, assaults and slashed tires.

CANORA — The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 53 calls from June 19 to June 26, some of which included:

  • two 911 Act calls,
  • one abandoned vehicle,
  • one assault,
  • one breach of peace,
  • three bylaw offences,
  • one Child Welfare Act call,
  • one dangerous driving,
  • one disturbing the peace,
  • one failure to comply with conditions,
  • one fraud,
  • one Mental Health Act call,
  • two mischiefs,
  • two other provincial calls,
  • one roadside suspension,
  • four suspicious persons,
  • 21 traffic offences,
  • two traffic collisions,
  • one wellbeing check, and
  • one prisoner.

Extreme speeder

On June 22, members of the Canora/Sturgis RCMP were running radar on Highway 9 near Amsterdam when a vehicle was clocked going 223 km/h. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was arrested for dangerous driving. The investigation is ongoing.

Camper stolen

The Canora/Sturgis investigated a report of a theft on June 21 in the RM of Buchanan. A turquoise coloured tear drop-style camper trailer was stolen. The trailer had an Alberta licence plate of 6EN625.

Bylaw enforcement reported

The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a report of property being removed from a yard in Canora on June 21. Investigation determined the property was lawfully removed by bylaw enforcement.

Double assault

The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched on June 21 to a disturbance complaint in Preeceville.  Police investigated and learned a two people got into an argument and both assaulted each other.  Police continue to investigate.

Tire slashed

On June 19, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP investigated a report of mischief. A tire was slashed on a vehicle in Canora. Police continue to investigate.

Report tips and information

If you have any information about these or any other crimes, or any substances involved in these incidents, please contact the Canora RCMP at 306-563-4700, or you can also report anonymously via Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Call the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment Turn In Poachers & Polluters (TIPP) Line, toll-free, at 1-800-667-7561 or #5555 from a SaskTel cellphone (phone calls only, no text messages).