THE BATTLEFORDS — Battlefords RCMP responded to 519 calls for service from Wednesday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 22.
13 missing persons reported
No investigations currently active.
17 assault investigations
• Report at 4:45 p.m. on March 22 of an employee at a business on Railway Avenue East in North Battleford being assaulted while attempting to stop a woman from stealing items from the business. A 27-year-old woman was arrested by police and is facing charges of assault and theft. She was since released from custody pending a court date in April on conditions, including not to attend the business. The employee was not injured.
• 911 call to a residence on the 600 block of 103rd Street in North Battleford at 6:15 p.m. on March 22 reporting unknown persons had broken into a residence and assaulted one of the occupants inside. Police attended and arrested three males, ages 39, 40 and 43. A 50-year-old male did not sustain any significant injuries in the incident. The three subjects remain in custody and the investigation is still ongoing.
• Report of a robbery on Trudeau Street in North Battleford at 1 a.m. on March 19. The victim provided two males a ride from 100th Street to Trudeau Street. Once at the destination the driver exited to offer assistance to the suspects, when one of the males pushed the victim to the ground and fled with his vehicle. The vehicle was later located by police and stopped after a brief pursuit. A 20-year-old man was arrested and is facing charges of flight, dangerous driving, resisting arrest, robbery and driving while prohibited.
• Victim reported robbed by two suspects while walking in the area of 12th Avenue and 109th Street in North Battleford shortly after midnight on March 21. The victim was threatened by one of the suspects who was known to the victim. The suspects made off with the victim’s property including medication and a cell phone. One suspect was later located and arrested without incident. A 21-year-old woman has been charged with robbery, obstruction, identity fraud, and failing to comply with two probation orders. Charges are currently pending against a 22-year-old woman.
11 break and enter investigations
• Business compound reported broken, probably in the early morning hours of March 21 on Railway Avenue East in North Battleford. Suspect(s) damaged several windows and entered some trailers on the site.
• Break and enter to a garage on the 1500 block of 104th Street in North Battleford some time between 12:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. on March 18. Tools and vehicle tires reported missing.
• A 30-year-old male was arrested and is facing one count of break and enter to a residence, after a break and enter in progress was reported shortly after 1 p.m. on March 21 at a residence on the Saulteaux First Nation. He has since been released from custody with a future court date later this spring.
14 vehicle thefts
• Report of a suspect sitting in someone’s car shortly after 11 p.m. on March 22 on St. Laurent Drive in North Battleford. A 15-year-old youth was arrested and held in custody. He appeared in Provincial Court Wednesday morning on charges of mischief, possession of break in tools, and failing to comply with a probation order.
• Green 2008 Ford F150 stolen from the 1900 block of 98th Street in North Battleford in early morning hours of March 22.
• Report of a vehicle theft from Cochin at 8:40 a.m. on March 21. Police located the vehicle a short distance away and arrested three subjects, all of whom were remanded into custody and appeared in Provincial Court on March 22. Police also recovered a machete, a knife, and a backpack full of break and enter tools. A 20 year old is charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, a 21 year old is charged with theft of a vehicle and a 22 year old is charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of break-in tools.
21 mental health investigations
Seven traffic collisions
Two individuals charged with impaired driving
38 various traffic charges
• Report of a suspicious male with a firearm at 2:30 p.m. on March 21on the 1300 block of 107th Street in North Battleford. Suspect is reported to have been on a bike which he discarded in the area and was said to have been carrying a firearm and yelling at an unknown person. Suspect was all in black and was last seen walking northbound.
• Police were called shortly after 4 p.m. on March 20 to a report of a suspected discharge of a firearm from a vehicle on 12th Avenue in North Battleford. The suspect vehicle was located by police a short time later at a residence on the Moosomin First Nation. Four suspects were arrested at the time and police located and seized two firearms and some ammunition. Three of the accused have since been charged and made their first appearances in Provincial Court on March 22. Titus Wright, 23, is facing 10 weapons charges including possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unsafe storage and possession of a weapon contrary to a surrender authorization. Dawson Moccasin, 23, is charged with seven weapons charges including possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and unsafe storage. A 16-year-old youth is also facing seven weapons charges. The incident remains under investigation.
• A vehicle check on the Highway 16 Bypass after 11 p.m. on March 18 in North Battleford has resulted in charges against a 41-year-old male from Mulligan, Sask. Charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of crime and possession of fentanyl have been laid and the male will be making his first appearance on April 11 in North Battleford Provincial Court.
• BattlefordS RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on 33rd Street in the town of Battleford on the morning of Friday, March 18 after an initial complaint of unwanted persons at a residence late the previous evening. Members responded to the residence and located five individuals in the residence along with evidence of illegal drug activity. Five individuals were arrested at the home and taken into custody, two adult males, two adult females and one youth. Members then executed a search warrant on the residence on shortly after 7 a.m. on March 18. Among the seized property were four firearms, a significant amount of cash and a small amount of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine. Four individuals were remanded on numerous charges and made their first appearance in Provincial Court on Monday, March 21.
Renelle Bugler, 25, is facing 19 charges including: possess stolen property; four counts possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking; unsafe storage of firearms; four counts possess weapon for dangerous purpose; carrying a concealed weapon; possession of a firearm without a license.
Christopher Ludviksen, 37, is facing 24 charges including: possess stolen property; possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking; four counts unsafe store of firearm; four counts possess weapon for dangerous purpose; carrying a concealed weapon; possession of a firearm without a license; two counts possession of a weapon obtained by crime; five counts possession of a weapon contrary to a surrender authorization.
Sebastian Sanderson, 22, is facing 19 charges including: possession of methamphetamine for purpose of trafficking; four counts unsafe storage of firearms; four counts possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose; carrying a concealed weapon; two counts possession of a weapon obtained by crime.
A 16-year-old youth was charged and remanded on charges of possession of stolen property and obstruction.