The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 39 calls from August 12 to August 19, some of which included: one traffic accident, seven provincial traffic offenses, eight other provincial statutes, four assaults, two thefts, three mischiefs and eight other incidents.
On August 12, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a complaint of a bear roaming through yards in Sturgis. Police attended but were unable to locate the bear.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP members responded to a complaint on August 14 of two unruly customers at a business in Preeceville. The complainant was able to de-escalate the situation and the two customers left prior to police arriving.
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint of a motor vehicle collision on Highway No. 9 by Usherville on August 16. A loaded logging truck trailer had rolled and was partially blocking the highway. Police attended and remained on scene until the truck and its load was cleaned up. There were no injuries.
On August 16, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence in Canora. Police attended and removed an unwanted guest who was no longer welcome in the home.
The Canora RCMP Detachment received a report on August 17 that a canoe was recovered after being found partially submerged near Canora Beach at Good Spirit Lake. The canoe appeared to have been under the water for some time. It is red and 15 feet long. If you are missing your canoe or know the story of how this canoe may have gotten lost, please contact the Canora RCMP Detachment. Canora RCMP file # 2021-1221369.
Gas stolen from vehicles
The Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a report of repeat thefts of gasoline from vehicles parked outside of a residence in Canora on August 18. If you have any information about these incidents, please contact the Canora RCMP or you can also report anonymously via Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers.
Medication theft from home
On August 18, the Canora/Sturgis RCMP investigated a report of pain medication being stolen out of a residence in Canora. Police continue to investigate the complaint.
Anyone who has information about this or any other crimes is asked to please contact the Canora RCMP at 563-4700 or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). 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).
Effective September 2, 2021: Court will be returning to the Canora Town Hall at 418 Main Street.