The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 42 calls from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, some of which included: one 911 Act call, five false alarms, one assault with a weapon, two thefts, 10 traffic offences, two traffic collisions, one harassing phone call, five mischiefs, one Coroners Act call, one disturbing the peace, four wellbeing checks, five false alarms, one impaired operation of a motor vehicle, one Mental Health Act call, and one missing person.
On Sept. 29, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a report of an impaired driver on Highway No. 49 north of Preeceville. Police made patrols and attended the residence of the registered owner for followup questioning.
Threats and assault
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched on Sept. 30 to a report of an assault in progress in Canora. Police attended the scene and located a victim with serious injuries. Police learned the victim was assaulted after confronting two intoxicated males causing a disturbance outside the victim’s residence. Both males were arrested and remanded into custody on aggravated assault and uttering threats charges.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were called to a residence for an intoxicated male who entered a residence without permission on Sept. 30. The male harassed the occupants of the home and then left prior to police arrival. The male was located by police and charged with being unlawfully in a dwelling, mischief, and failing to comply with a probation order.
Not the Highway Hotline
On Sept. 30, a resident of the Canora area contacted 911 asking what the road conditions were on Highway No. 5 between Canora and Kamsack. The complainant was directed to contact the Highway Hotline for road condition information.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint on Oct. 2 of harassing text messages. Police charged a female for being in breach of her court order conditions for contacting the complainant.
Youth property damage
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of an intoxicated male youth damaging property in Canora on Oct. 2. The youth was arrested and released to a parent.
On Oct. 4, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a report of an overdue traveler. Police learned the traveler eventually contacted the complainant and further police involvement was not required.
Church electrical fire
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a report of an electrical fire at a church in Canora on Oct. 5. The complainant reported an old electrical outlet located in the floor was shooting flames. The power was turned off to the outlet and an electrician was called to inspect the wires.
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).