CANORA - The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 42 calls from Feb. 2 to Feb. 9, some of which included: two 911 calls, two assaults, one breach of peace, one break-and-enter, one Coroners Act call, two failures to attend court, one failure to comply with release conditions, two frauds, one Mental Health Act call, two mischiefs, four other provincial calls, one suspicious person, one taking a motor vehicle without consent, two traffic collisions, 14 traffic offenses, two uttering threats and one wellbeing check.
Not a taxi service
On Feb. 2, a male called 911 asking police for a ride from Yorkton to Canora as he could not find a taxi. Police spoke with caller and warned him about calling 911 for a non-emergency matter.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP investigated a complaint of slander on Facebook on Feb. 4. Police determined the comments on Facebook were a civil issue and no criminal offence had occurred.
Alcohol-fueled wild story
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched on Feb. 4 to a 911 complaint of a male and a female assaulting their grandmother and that they may be in possession of knives. Police attended a residence in Canora and determined no assault occurred. An intoxicated female was arrested and removed from the residence.
Brawl at Civic Centre
On Feb. 6, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a report that multiple male youths got into a fight at the Canora Civic Center. Police continue to investigate.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a report of fraud on Feb. 6. The caller reported he sent money to a male for a down payment on an item being sold on Facebook Marketplace. Once the down payment was received, the seller stopped communicating with the buyer.
Worked up dogs
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched on Feb. 6 to a trespassing complaint in Canora. The caller reported a neighbourhood dog had entered their yard causing the caller’s dogs inside the home to get agitated and break a window.
On Feb. 7, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP were dispatched to a disturbance between a mother and her daughter outside a business in Canora. Police attended and mediated the argument.
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).