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Battlefords RCMP Report: 19 break and enters investigated

RCMP also report 28 assault investigations in the week.

Battlefords RCMP responded to 677 calls for service from Wednesday, May 18, through Tuesday, May 24.

Five missing persons reported

No active investigations.

28 assault investigations

• Report of two persons fighting outside a residence on the 1000-block 109th Street in North Battleford at 3:50 p.m. on May 20. Upon arrival, members witnessed a male youth assaulting a female youth. When confronted, the male fled from police into a nearby residence before being arrested by members without further incident. The youth is facing charges of assault and failing to comply with release conditions x 2. He was remanded into custody and made his first court appearance on May 24. The victim did not sustain serious injuries.

• 911 hangup call from a residence on Trudeau Street in North Battleford at 11:10 p.m. on May 23. Initial report was of a female crying on the phone saying she’d been assaulted before hanging up. Members attended and had to force entry into the residence. The victim was located suffering from injuries sustained in a new assault. Members arrested a 29-year-old male at the scene who was held for court and made his first appearance on May 24 is charged with assault and failing to comply with a release order condition.

• 911 call to a residence on 22nd Street in Battleford at 1 a.m. on May 24 reporting a male suspect, who was known to the victims, broke into the home, assaulted two of the residents and stole a phone. The suspect fled on foot but was arrested after a brief foot pursuit. A 30-year-old man was held in custody for court charged with assault, theft under, break and enter and resisting arrest.

19 break and enter investigations

• Break and enter to a garage on Jeanne Crescent in Cochin reported at 12:40 a.m. on May 23. Suspect(s) reported to have fled in a dark, older style SUV.

• A garage on the 1300-block 105th Street in North Battleford broken into some time on the evening of May 17 or early morning of May 18. Tools reported missing.

• A garage on the 800-block 110th Street in North Battleford broken into on evening of May 17-18.

• Break in to a Quonset in the RM of Roundhill in the early afternoon of May 19. Gasoline reported stolen.

• Break in to a barn in the RM of Roundhill on the afternoon of May 19. Minor damage to property but nothing reported taken.

• Break in to a business compound on Railway Avenue in North Battleford in the early morning hours of May 22. (See photographs)

• Break in to a residence on the Saulteaux First Nation in the early morning of May 22. Damage to front door and food and other personal items reported taken.

• A storage shed reported broken into over the weekend on the 100-block 19th Avenue in Battleford. Two mountain bikes reported stolen.

• A garage on the 700-block 110th Street in North Battleford broken into over the weekend.

• A break in to a residence on the 1400-block 96th Street in North Battleford some time during the day on May 21 reported. Jewellery and other personal items among items reported taken.

• A break in to a residence on the 600-block 104th Street in North Battleford some time during the weekend, a television reported taken.

Eight vehicle thefts

• A 27-year-old male was arrested and is facing charges of flight from police and possession of stolen property after the recovery of a stolen vehicle from the Medstead area shortly before 8 p.m. on the 19th of May.

• A white 2010 Dodge Journey with Saskatchewan licence 482LYL stolen from the 1000-block 101st Street in North Battleford on afternoon of May 23.

Nine Mental Health Act investigations

10 traffic collisions

Three individuals charged with impaired driving

• Police called to a single vehicle rollover on Highway 26 near Meota on May 20 shortly after 7 p.m. The driver was ejected during the incident, and both the driver and passenger sustained serious injuries and were transported to hospital for treatment. The 28-year-old male driver is currently facing charges of driving while prohibited, dangerous driving causing bodily harm, driving while over .08 and breach of probation. The matter remains under investigation and other charges may be forthcoming.

151 various traffic charges

• A 58-year-old woman is facing charges of flight from police and resisting arrest after an attempted vehicle stop on Highway 16 east of North Battleford at 8:30 p.m. on May 24. The suspect refused to stop for police and continued into city before coming to a stop near a business on Carlton Trail and attempting to flee on foot. She has since been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in provincial court later this summer.

Anyone with information on any incident is urged to call the Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720 or Saskatchewan Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).