Monthly Archives: August 2015

RCMP Report for August 4 to 10

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for August 4 to 10, 2015

RCMP received a report of theft of jerry cans from a residence garden shed. This matter is still under investigation.

Police received a report of a stolen truck. This matter is still under investigation.

There were two bicycles stolen from a residence garage. This matter is still under investigation.

Member acted as a mediator in a child custody disagreement on two separate occasions this week.

Members assisted emergency medical services with a patient.

RCMP received a request to complete a child welfare check. Members attended the residence and everything was okay.

There was a single motorcycle collision near Landis, SK. The driver was taken to Biggar Hospital with minor injuries.

Police received a Mental Health Act complaint. Family members transported the subject of complaint to the hospital for assessment.

RCMP received a complaint of theft. This matter is still under investigation.

There was a report of hit and run that caused damage to a vehicle. Reported for insurance purposes.

Persons with information about crimes being committed are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Next week’s paper

As August comes to an end, the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald looks at what one area teen did on her summer holiday! Along with this story of a McLurg student travelling to Nicaragua to volunteer, look for:

  • a news release from Heartland Health on a privacy breach;
  • an interview with provincial NDP leader, Cam Broten;
  • a former Wlkie resident gets promotion at 40th largest tech service company in the world; and
  • Wilkie museum news.

Below, minimal and very scattered frost the morning of Aug. 23 did not affect crops. This photo shows the west ditch of Nottawa Road, just off Highway 14.

scattered August frost in Saskatchewan

RCMP Report for July 28 to August 3

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for July 28 to August 3, 2015

Police received a report of a male walking on the side of the highway near Landis, Saskatchewan. The individual was picked up by a friend.

RCMP received a complaint of breach of peace. Members spoke to the complainant and subject of complaint.

A 47-year-old Wilkie female was charged with failure to comply with an undertaking when police located her walking on the street intoxicated and discovered she was on conditions to abstain from the use of alcohol.

Members received a complaint of an intoxicated youth. The youth was charged with four counts of failing to comply as he is on an undertaking with several conditions. The youth was remanded until he appears in court.

There were also two traffic complaints and one false alarm.

Persons with information about crimes being committed are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

RCMP Report for July 21 to 27

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for July 21 to 27, 2015

RCMP received a report of a lost set of keys. Reported for information purposes.

There was a complaint of an intoxicated male in a residence yard. The subject of complaint  proceeded to get in a vehicle and drive away. Members patrolled but vehicle was gone on arrival.

Police received a complaint of break and enter to a residence but it was unfounded.

Members attended a vehicle fire in a rural farmyard north of Wilkie, Sask. Members obtained photographs and statements.

There was a complaint of criminal harassment but it was unfounded.

RCMP received a report of an unwanted male at a residence and complainant wanted him removed from the premises. The subject of complaint was gone when police arrived. Members patrolled and attempted to contact the male by phone but could not locate him. This matter is still under investigation.

Police received a call for assistance regarding an individual suffering from mental health issues. Members transported the individual to North Battleford Hospital.

Members attended a single vehicle roll over on Highway 14 near Reford, SK. The vehicle driver was transported to Saskatoon for medical assessment. Members also discovered many items in the vehicle that appeared to have been stolen. The 21-year-old Regina male was wanted by Saskatoon Police Service for theft of vehicle, flight from police and numerous other offences.  The driver also had warrants out of Regina.

There was also one false alarm.

Persons with information about crimes being committed are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Next week’s paper

The Unity Wilkie Press-Herald staff are back from holidays and there WILL be a new paper next week, catching up on all the August news thus far! Look for:

  • a story and photos from the Wilkie Outlaws’ 100th anniversary celebrations;
  • a report on the Wilkie Brewers’ win at provincials;
  • the latest Sask. Ag Crop Report – harvest has started; and
  • a report from Surrey, B.C., on the UK Royals’ Western Canadian Fastpitch title – along with Unity and Kindersley players, there are Wilkie girls who play on the team.

Below, Gerry Cey poses with the steel sign presented to the Outlaws Hockey Club by fan Shane Hoskens of Calgary, Alta. In the background is CTV sportscaster Kevin Waugh, who MCed the Outlaws’ 100th anniversary program Aug. 1.

Wilkie Outlaws 100th - Gerry Cey and Kevin Waugh

RCMP Reports for July 14 to 20

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for July 14 to 20

RCMP received a complaint of individuals loitering behind a business. The complainant was concerned they were attempting to steal equipment. Members attended and searched the property and area but could not locate any suspects. Nothing was stolen.

Police received a complaint of a stolen truck. Shortly after the truck owners’ neighbour, who was helping look for the truck, located the stolen truck and attempted to follow it north in the rural area. The thieves abandoned one vehicle in the ditch and then used the stolen vehicle to back into the neighbour’’ vehicle that was attempting to follow them. The stolen truck was later located rolled in the ditch south of Cando, SK, on Highway 4. This matter is still under investigation.

RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter at Wilkie Swimming Pool. Jakob Martens of Wilkie, 18 years old, was charged with breaking, entering and committing as well as two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking to a police officer. Rilley Bjerkness of North Battleford, 19 years old, was charged with breaking, entering and committing and possession of property obtained by crime as well as with breaching his probation order. A 15-year-old Wilkie male was also charged with breaking, entering and committing, possession or property obtained by crime, and two counts of failing to comply with a recognizance. The youth can’t be named because of his age, and was released to the 24 hour/day custody of his parents.

There was a report of a suspicious vehicle near Scott, Saskatchewan. Reported for information purposes. Members patrolled but could not locate the vehicle.

RCMP received a complaint of break and enter into a residence garage. Following the execution of two separate search warrants, the RCMP have cleared the matter by charges. Jakob Martens was charged with breaking and entering with intent, mischief, and disguised with intent to commit offence. Rilley Bjerkness was charged with breaking, entering and committing, mischief, disguised with intent to commit offence and two counts of fail to comply with probation order. A 15-year-old Wilkie male was also charged with breaking, entering and committing, mischief, disguised with intent to commit offence and failure to comply. All three individuals have appeared before a provincial court judge on these matters and have been released on conditions for court at a future date.

There was a railway crossing malfunction near Landis.

Police received a complaint of theft from a business. A 37-year-old North Battleford female was arrested for theft over $5,000. At the time of her arrest, RCMP members located a quantity of cocaine in her purse. The investigation is ongoing and once charges are sworn all charges and  her identity will be made public.

There was a complaint of an unwanted person in a residence. Members advised the homeowner he could remove the person himself as he had invited him over.

Jakob Martens was located in a resident that he was on conditions not to attend. He was charged with failing to comply with an undertaking. Dezirae Falcon of Wilkie, 21 years old, was charged with obstructing a peace officer when she lied about Marten’s location.

RCMP received a report of a suspicious person near a residence. Member located subject of complaint who had just stopped in the area to park in the shade. No charges.

There was also one traffic complaint.

Persons with information about crimes being committed are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Next week’s paper

Next week’s paper is the last Unity Wilkie Press-Herald before everyone at the office gets a well-deserved summer break! Check it out for upcoming events and:

  • a profile of one of Wilkie`s new residents, author Kaare Askildt;
  • a former resident turns 85 in London, Ont.;
  •  a thoughtful piece on the Canadian Senate; and
  • an interview with Ken, Derek and Kent Cey and photos of their horses.

Cey Clydesdales