CANORA/STURGIS — The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 45 calls from August 18 to 25, some of which included: four 911 Act calls, two thefts, 15 traffic offences, two failing to comply with conditions, two frauds, five other provincial calls, one impaired operation, one uttering threats, two wellbeing checks, one Mental Health Act call, one false alarm, four mischiefs, two suspicious persons, one missing person, and two criminal harassments.
On Aug. 18, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a report of a male trying to break into a building with a rock in Mikado. Police attended and arrested a male for mischief.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched on Aug. 20 to a report of an intoxicated male and female causing a disturbance inside a business in Canora. Police attended and both the male and female were removed from the business without incident.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a report of a structure fire in Canora on Aug. 19. Police assisted the Canora Fire Department which was able to determine the fire had originated and was contained to the dryer.
On Aug. 22, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint of a stolen battery-powered black and florescent green Yardworks lawnmower. If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Canora RCMP, or you can also report anonymously via Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers.
Needed some persuasion
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched on Aug. 23 to a report of an intoxicated male and female sitting on the complainant’s vehicle parked behind their residence. Police attended and the male and female were escorted home.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP observed a stolen Mitsubishi Outlander driving in Canora on Aug. 24. Police started to follow the Outlander which fled out of Canora westbound into the RM of Buchanan. The Outlander turned off into a field and got stuck in the mud. The male fled on foot and was arrested a short distance away. Police searched the vehicle and located a sawed-off shotgun. A 32-year-old male from Saskatoon faces numerous charges including: flight from police, dangerous driving, impaired driving, possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of stolen property, and possession of methamphetamine. The male was remanded into custody and will appear in Yorkton Provincial Court.
On Aug. 24, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint concerning a trailer going missing from a farmyard in the RM of Preeceville. Police continue to investigate.
Report tips and information
If you have any information about these or any other crimes, 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).
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