The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 53 calls for service during the reporting period, including one assault, four breach of peace, four 911 hang-ups, one disturbing the peace, one impaired driving, one lost and found, one Child Welfare Act, 20 traffic, one harassment, one vehicle collision, one theft under $5,000, four suspicious persons, and three Liquor Act complaints.
On June 11 at 2:13 a.m. Canora/Sturgis RCMP were called to a vehicle on fire in Preeceville. The Preeceville Fire Department attended and extinguished the blaze.
On June 13 at 2:30 p.m. Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to an assault complaint in Canora. The suspect fled prior to police arrival but was later located and arrested by the Wadena RCMP. The suspect was charged with assault and break and enter. As the suspect was on a Conditional Sentence Order at the time of the assault he was remanded into custody for court in Yorkton on June 15.
On June 13 at 9:21 p.m. Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint of two missing children at Canora Beach. The children returned home on their own a short time later after the game of Mantracker was over.
On June 15 Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint of young children operating off-road vehicles in the village of Buchanan. Canora-Sturgis RCMP want to remind the public that it’s against the law for children to operate off-road vehicles on public roadways and that miniature versions of off-road vehicles are only permitted for use on private property.
On June 16 at 9:16 p.m. Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a traffic complaint of a vehicle swerving into oncoming traffic on Highway No. 9. Yorkton RCMP assisted with this complaint and was able to locate the suspect vehicle in Yorkton. A male driver from Manitoba was found to be intoxicated and was subsequently charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol over 80 mg per cent and operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol.