Monthly Archives: May 2016

Next week’s paper

For those you haven’t yet heard, next week’s paper, May 30, will be the last Monday issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. There will be a gap as the Press-Herald switches over to a Friday publication date, with the following paper not coming out until Friday, June 10.

In next week’s paper, along with all the details, times and places for Unity Western Days activities (including a map of the parade route), be sure to check out:

  • information on the Wilkie and District Health Foundation;
  • a write-up and photo from St. James CWL; and
  • for something a little different, the Top 10 features new correspondent Louise Robson’s favourite foods in Italy.

The editorial page has a guest editorial on the Fort Mac fire and evacuations, written by Wilkie resident Helen Locheed-Urlacher while the ads feature many upcoming Wilkie and area events.

RCMP Report for May 3 to 9

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for May 3 to 9, 2016

RCMP received a report of a bike found in a residence backyard. The owner has not been located.

Police received a report of a residence fire. Members attended but the building was not on fire.

There was a complaint of an individual entering a house unlawfully. This matter is still under investigation.

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction on three occasions this week.

RCMP received a report of a missing youth. The youth later returned to their residence.

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 Report for April 26 to May 2

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for April 26 to May 2, 2016

RCMP received a report of a suspicious vehicle in and near Rockhaven SK Members patrolled but could not locate the vehicle.

Police responded to a single vehicle collision north of Wilkie, Saskatchewan. There were no injuries and no charges were laid.

An 18-year-old Wilkie male was charged with possession of cannabis marijuana and three counts of failing to comply with condition of undertaking when police attended his residence to conduct a conditions check. Three youth from North Battleford, also located at the residence, were charged with possession of cannabis marijuana.

RCMP received a noise complaint in Wilkie. Members attended and issued a verbal warning to the residence owner.

Members received a noise complaint in Landis, Sask., and also issued a verbal warning to the owner of the residence.

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 Report for April 19 to 25

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for April 19 to 25, 2016

RCMP received a complaint of armed robbery at a business in Landis, Saskatchewan. A rifle, a large quantity of liquor and a vehicle was stolen. The vehicle was later recovered near Landis. This matter is still under investigation.

Members received a report of an individual posting photos on Facebook of himself with a firearm. The individual turned the replica firearm over to police to be destroyed.

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

RCMP charged a 19-year-old North Battleford male with possession for the purpose of trafficking when drugs and drug paraphernalia were located in a vehicle during a traffic stop.

A 51-year-old male from Biggar, Sask., was charged with possession of a controlled substance when a drug was located in the vehicle during a traffic stop.

There were also two traffic complaints.

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 always, a great variety in next week’s Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. Check it out for such stories as:

  • an overview of a number of donation drives and fundraising efforts locally on behalf of the Fort McMurray evacuees; and
  • the official grand opening of Unity Community Daycare.

And yes, of course you will also find an RCMP report, an editorial and the ever-popular Top 10!

Next week’s paper

A great variety of news in Monday’s Unity Wilkie Press-Herald, everything ranging from:

  • recognition of Wilkie’s volunteers; to
  • a Fort McMurray evacuee’s story; to
  • Wilkie and Unity seniors join forces for an afternoon of fun and fellowship.

Serious news, adventure, sports, arts and culture – it’s all there in your local paper! Along with, of course, an RCMP report, local advertising and local obituaries. If you’re not a subscriber, pick up a copy and see what you think of our community newspaper!

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RCMP Report for April 12 to 18

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for April 12 to 18, 2016

RCMP received a report of a possible break and enter into a residence. Member attended and discovered there was no lock or latch on the residence door and the wind may have blown it open.

Police received a report of an individual driving a vehicle with the gas pedal stuck. Member located the driver who was safe after putting the vehicle in neutral.

Members received a complaint of a youth from Pennsylvania posting a suicidal message on social media. Members from the local Pennsylvania police department were notified.

A 47-year-old Wilkie female was charged with theft Under $5000 and two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking after police received a complaint of shoplifting from a local business.

RCMP received a complaint of theft of fuel from a Wilkie gas station. The vehicle owner returned to pay for the fuel. No charges were laid.

A 67-year-old Wilkie Male was charged with theft Under $5000 after police received a complaint of shoplifting from a local business.

Police received a report of a vehicle hitting a light pole. The vehicle driver agreed to pay for the damages. No charges were laid.

Members received a complaint of a missing child. The child later returned home and was safe.

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.