The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 57 calls during the week of April 22 to April 29, some of which included: 12 provincial traffic offenses, one impaired operation, one traffic accident, 13 other provincial statutes, two harassments/threats, two assaults, three mischiefs and 13 other incidents.
On April 22, Canora Detachment received a complaint from the town of Canora that more graffiti had been added to the wall of the Skating Rink. Graffiti was also reported on the Dennis Foods building. If you have any information, please contact the Canora RCMP or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously.
Mikado vehicle fire
Canora/Sturgis RCMP assisted the Canora Fire Department on April 23 with a vehicle fire in Mikado. The fire department extinguished the fire which is not considered suspicious.
Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a report of a stranded motorist on Highway No. 5 by Canora on April 24. Police attended and found the driver of the vehicle showing signs of impairment. Police initiated an investigation and subsequently issued a 72-hour roadside suspension to the driver.
On April 25, Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a disturbance at a residence in Sturgis. Police attended and kept the peace while the occupants of the home ironed out their differences.
Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a mischief complaint on April 26 to property in Canora. Police attended and learned the complainant’s tires had been slashed. Police continue to investigate.
Dirt bike collision
Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a report of a dirt bike collision by Preeceville on April 28. The young driver of the dirt bike was taken to hospital by ambulance with non life threatening injuries.
Anyone who has information about these 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).