Canora/Sturgis RCMP activity report

The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 24 calls during the week of January 14 to January 21, some of which included: one traffic accident, three traffic offences, six other provincial statutes, one harassing communications, two thefts over $5,000, one fraud and 10 other incidents.

Residential semi

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On January 14, Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint of a semi parked on a residential street in Canora, in breach of Canora’s new traffic bylaw.

Vehicle fire

Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle on fire parked outside a residence in Canora on January 14. Police arrived on scene and alerted the sleeping occupants inside the home. Canora Fire Department attended the scene and put out the fire. The home sustained heat damage from the vehicle fire.

Railway trespasser

Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded on January 14 to a report of a suspicious person walking around CN Rail grounds in Canora and looking into box cars. Police want to remind the public its not only dangerous to trespass on railway property but also illegal and an offence under the Railway Safety Act of Canada.

Lost wallet

On January 16, a wallet was found in Canora and turned over to the Canora Detachment. Police have been unable to contact the owner, Erica Starr. Erica, if you are reading this, please call Canora Detachment at 306-563-4700 to claim your wallet.

Stolen vehicle

Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a report of a stolen truck on January 17. A white 2002 GMC Sierra was stolen from a farm yard in the RM of Buchanan.

Medical distress

Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint on January 19 to assist with a wellbeing check on a resident in the RM of Preeceville. Police attended and located the subject in medical distress.  EMS was contacted and took the subject to hospital.

Canora theft

On January 20, Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint of a stolen vehicle. A brown 2003 F350 box truck was stolen from outside a business in Canora.

Anyone with any information about this or any other crime is asked to please contact Canora RCMP Detachment at 306-563-4700 or contact Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at 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).