Monthly Archives: January 2016

RCMP Reports for January 5 to 11

WILKIE SK REPORTS for January 5 to 11, 2016

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction.

There were several reports of individuals going through the contents of parked vehicles. RCMP would like to remind residents to lock their vehicles and remove the keys.

RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter into a residence. A 2007 White Dodge RAM and a 2013 White Toyota Sequoia were stolen as well as several other items that were stored in the residence garage. Two youth were charged with break and enter and theft of a motor vehicle.   Both youth were arrested in and charged for possession of the stolen vehicle and mischief over $5,000 when the Sequoia was recovered on the Red Pheasant Cree Nation with its windows smashed out. The investigation is ongoing.

Police are investigating the theft of a red 2010 Ford F150 which was later recovered on Red Pheasant First Nation. This matter is still under investigation as suspects have been identified.

There was a report of a suspicious vehicle in Wilkie, Sk. Members patrolled but vehicle was gone on arrival.

A fire extinguisher was stolen from inside a motor vehicle, and recovered on the Red Pheasant grid. This matter is still under investigation.

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

An abandoned vehicle was located in Wilkie. Members discovered the vehicle was stolen out of North Battleford. This matter is still under investigation.

Police received a report of a suspicious person. Person was in community for a legitimate non-criminal purpose.

SaskEnergy reported a water bowl explosion in a rural area near Wilkie. Reported for information purposes.

There were two reports of attempted theft of fuel from gas tanks in rural farmyards. At one location, two jerry cans of fuel were taken. There are no suspects at this time.

Members received a report of a suspicious vehicle in a rural area. Members patrolled but could not locate the vehicle.

Police received another report of a suspicious vehicle in a rural area but complainant could not give members a location of where the vehicle was spotted.

Members acted as mediators in a disagreement between two adults.

RCMP received a complaint of careless use of a firearm but it was unfounded.

Police received a complaint of false pretenses. This matter is still under investigation.

There was also one false alarm, one traffic complaint and two false 911 calls.

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

2016 is already racing along when we’re looking at the last Unity Wilkie Press-Herald for January coming out next week! Check it out for:

  • a story and photo on Trinity Lutheran Church’s 75th anniversary;
  • an update from Helena in a new Cancer Diary excerpt;
  • a report on the end of the Outlaws’ win streak; and
  • Federated Co-op’s results for 2015.

Of course, there’s also the RCMP and other SWHL reports, along with ads from local businesses – Delta Co-op is having a window sale and Wildeman Sports Excellence in Unity is featuring a hockey equipment sale for the month of January. Innovation and Luseland Credit Unions are looking for nominations for their board of directors.

The Outlaws would love to have a good crowd out to cheer them on tonight as they take on the Unity Miners in the teams’ last game of the regular senior men’s hockey season – 8 pm, Unity arena, today, January 23. Below, Outlaw Mitch Suchan looks for an open teammate in an early season game against the Eatonia Huskies.senior men's hockey

RCMP Reports for December 22 to January 4

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for December 22, 2015, to January 4, 2016

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction.

There was a sudden death of a 60-year-old Wilkie male. The death was not suspicious in nature.

RCMP received a complaint of assault but the complainant declined to lay charges.

Members acted as mediators in a disagreement between a property owner and a tenant.

An 18-year-old Wilkie male and a 23-year-old Unity male were both charged with failing to comply with an undertaking when police initiated a curfew check and noted both men had consumed alcohol when they were on conditions to abstain from the use of alcohol. The Unity male had also breached a curfew condition. Both men were held in custody to appear in Provincial Court December 29,2015. Eighteen-year-old Jakob Martens was released that date, while 23-year-old Cody Martin of Unity was held for court Jan. 5, 2016.

Police received a complaint of breach of peace. Members attended but the subject of complaint was gone on arrival.

There was also one false 911 call.

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 Reports for December 15 to 21

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for December 15 to 21

RCMP received a complaint of a hit and run causing damage to a vehicle. The subject of complaint reported the collision the following day.  No charges were laid.

Police received a complaint of fraud. No personal information was given.

Members assisted an individual in locating a place to stay.

There was a report of the theft of fuel from a local gas station but the subject of complaint returned to pay for the fuel.

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.

Stolen vehicles recovered on Red Pheasant

Unity/Wilkie/Macklin RCMP detachment put out an alert on Facebook last week Tuesday, advising of the theft of the following three vehicles from two homes in Wilkie, SK:

  • White 2013 Toyota Sequoia, 279IPB
  • White 2007 Dodge Ram 2500, 823JBY
  • Red 2010 Ford F-150, 882HVQ.

One of the vehicles was taken from an attached garage.

Two days later, the Battlefords RCMP detachment released a statement saying three youths had been arrested and charged with respect to a number of thefts which had occurred over the prior week in Wilkie and on the Red Pheasant Cree Nation.

The Battlefords RCMP media release said their detachment received a complaint about a stolen vehicle being left in a yard site on the Red Pheasant Cree Nation near Cando, Sask, on January 6, at approximately 11 am. The members who attended found one of the vehicles that had been stolen from Wilkie the day before.

The release went on to say, “While on scene members were advised that three youth walked away leaving the stolen vehicle in the yard. The youth were located and arrested a short distance away from where the vehicle had been left. They have multiple charges pending with respect to theft of vehicles, possession of property obtained by crime and break and enter all of which occurred this past week, in Wilkie and on the Red Pheasant Cree Nation. Two youth were released for court and the third held for court this morning.”

This week’s paper

Lots of pictures of happy winners in the January 11, 2016, edition of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. Check it out for:

  • winners of Wilkie’s Ring in the New Year lottery and Unity’s Grand in Your Hand promotion;
  • the annual Minor Hockey Week salute, with photos of all Wilkie and Unity minor hockey teams;
  • a minor hockey update on the season from Unity Minor Hockey; and
  • a report on the Nancy Greene skiing camp held at Table Mountain.

Some local businesses have January specials going on so be sure to check out the ads too! And then there’s the police report, the SWHL report and the editorial page for your information and reading pleasure as well. Enjoy!

RCMP Reports for December 8 to 14

WILKIE SK REPORTS for December 8 to 14, 2015

RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter but it was unfounded.

Members received a complaint of breach of peace. Members warned the subject of complaint.  No charges were laid.

CP Police reported a train with mechanical issues blocking the train crossing in Wilkie.

Police received a complaint of the theft of fuel from a local gas station. This matter is still under investigation.

There was a report of driving while disqualified. Members located subject of complaint.  No charges were laid.

Member acted as a mediator in a disagreement between a business owner and a customer.

CN Police reported a light burned out on the railway crossing by Landis.

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.

RCMP Reports for December 1 to 7

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for December 1 to 7, 2015

RCMP acted as mediators in a child custody dispute between two parents.

Police received a complaint of a stolen truck. The truck was later located by the By-Law Officer.  This matter is still under investigation.

Members received a call requesting a welfare check on an individual. No valid reason was given to police to initiate a welfare check.  No police action necessary.

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.