The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 30 calls from March 9 to March 16, some of which included: three 911 Act calls, one abandoned vehicle call, one assault, one breach of peace, one break-and-enter, one disturbing the peace, one failure to comply with release conditions order, one false alarm, one Mental Health Act call, one mischief, three other provincial calls, one suspicious person call, two thefts, three traffic collisions, six traffic offenses and one prisoner.
On March 9, a male attended Canora Provincial Court and pled guilty to aggravated assault, receiving a nine-month jail sentence and 12 months of probation. The aggravated assault charge was from an incident that occurred on Johnson Crescent in Canora on Sept. 30, 2022, where two males assaulted another male. The second male charged with the aggravated assault is due back in Court on May 18.
Failed to meet conditions
Another male attended Canora Provincial Court on March 9 and was found guilty for failing to comply with court-ordered conditions. The male’s conditional sentence order was also terminated. The male was sentenced to a total of 121 days in jail.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a loud music complaint in Preeceville on March 9. Police attended the call and learned the music had already been turned down.
Dirt bike stolen
On March 10, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP investigated a report that a blue dirt bike was stolen from outside a residence on Johnson Crescent in Canora. If you have any information about this incident, 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).
On March 14, a male called 911 reporting seeing someone rummaging through his neighbour’s vehicle in Canora. Police attended and determined no theft occurred but the vehicle in question was not locked. Police would like to remind the public to please lock your car and house doors.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a call on March 14 from a female reporting a theft, chemicals in hand lotion, and drones in the night sky. Police attended the call and determined no crimes were committed.
Child 911 call
The Canora/Sturgis were dispatched to a 911 hang-up call where crying was heard in the background on March 14. Police tracked the 911 call to a residence in Canora and determined a small child had called 911 by accident.
On March 15, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a disturbance inside a residence. A male and a female were found intoxicated in the home and were not getting along. The female was removed from the residence and released to a family member.
No crime here
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched on March 15 to a report of a break-and-enter in progress in Stenen. Police attended and learned that no break-and-enter occurred and the person located in the home was allowed to be there.
On March 15, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP returned back to Stenen to investigate a report of a missing television. 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).