Canora/Sturgis RCMP Detachment activity report for January 1 to 8

During the reporting period, the Canora/ Sturgis RCMP responded to 29 calls for service, some of which included three traffic collisions, three Impaired Drivers, one Sexual Assault, and two Mischiefs.

On New Year’s Day the Canora RCMP arrested an intoxicated male in Canora who refused to go home and had no other place to stay. The male was lodged in cells for the night and released once he was sober.

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On January 2 the Canora RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Hwy No. 9 when a vehicle hit the ditch. The driver of the vehicle was intoxicated and was arrested and charged accordingly. The driver’s pregnant wife was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the collision and thankfully there were no injuries sustained.

On January 2 the Canora RCMP responded to a complaint in Sturgis of an unwanted male banging on the door of a residence. The subject of this complaint was located and warned not to attend the residence, in which he complied.

On January 4 a 2016 red Dodge Ram 1500 (pictured) parked in Canora had tomatoes thrown at it which caused several scratches and dents in the truck’s paint. The truck was parked on Fourth Avenue West at the time of the incident. The owner of the vehicle is not from Canora and was just visiting a friend. There are currently no suspects and the owner does not know anyone in the area. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please contact the Canora RCMP or Crimestoppers.

On January 7 a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am had tomato paste and coffee grounds thrown on it while parked on First Avenue East in Canora. Suspects of this crime have been identified and the investigation is continuing.

On January 7 a vehicle hit the ditch near Canora and was pulled out by a friendly passerby who was in the area. It turned out that the vehicle was stolen out of Melville. The RCMP would like the thank the person who pulled out the vehicle and took pictures of the driver’s licence and the vehicle. Charges are now being laid against the individual who allegedly stole the vehicle.

On the morning of January 8 the Canora RCMP received a complaint of an individual parked in front of Tim Hortons in Canora passed out in the driver seat. RCMP attended and arrested and appropriately charged the male, who was high on drugs. The male was also lodged in Canora cells until he was sober.