Monthly Archives: August 2016

RCMP Report for August 9 to 15

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for August 9 to 15, 2016

RCMP received a report of an abandoned vehicle. Police located the owner who agreed to have it moved.

CN Police advised of a railway crossing malfunction near Wilkie SK.

Police received a complaint of an individual with a firearm. Members located the subject of complaint and discovered he had a valid firearms possession and acquisition licence.

There was a complaint of a suspicious vehicle driving around Wilkie. Members patrolled but could not locate the vehicle.

RCMP received a report of a low flying plane. Members discovered the plane was spraying crops.

Members issued a 21-day driver’s licence suspension and a seven-day vehicle impound to an individual who blew a warning when providing a breath sample during a traffic stop.

Police received a report of a yard with broken glass on the ground. Members requested the individual call the Town of Scott to inform them of the glass.

There were also two traffic complaints and two false alarms.

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.

Friday’s paper

When the August 26th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald hits the mailboxes and stores Friday morning, you can expect 20 pages of interesting and useful information. Some highlights to watch for:

  • a write-up and photos from the Water Show at the Wilkie Pool last week;
  • tips from the RCMP on how to deal with callers pretending to demand money on behalf of Canada Revenue Agency (CRA);
  • an article about a little known supportive program for women cancer patients; and
  • a refresher on some of the rules around fishing in Saskatchewan.

There is also the latest RCMP report, a wrap on the NSRBL season and an editorial piece on the Colten Boushie shooting at Biggar. Lots to read about in this week’s issue!

Below, pitcher David Schell of the Wilkie Brewers watches the ball right to the plate in the provincial final against Unity August 14. Schell was chosen by his teammates as the 2016 Brewers’ MVP.

Wilkie Brewers

RCMP Report for August 2 to 9, 2016

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for August 2 to 9, 2016

RCMP received a complaint of slashed vehicle tires. This matter is still under investigation.

Members charged a 56-year-old Calgary, Alberta, male with two counts of failing to comply with conditions of recognizance when police located him away from his approved residence without permission from the court or probation officer.

Police received a complaint of theft. Reported for information purposes.

CN Rail reported a rural railway crossing malfunction.

RCMP received a report of a suspicious person. This matter is still under investigation.

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.

Wilkie Brewers win provincials

Just a few shots from the 2016 Saskatchewan Senior Men’s AA Tier 3 Championships final, held at Rosetown, August 14, where the Wilkie Brewers won the championship, beating the Unity Cardinals in the final game. The Brewers’ team photo is in the August 19th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald.

senior 1st batter senior 1st run senior brewer hit senior david senior lining up hit senior safe senior steal ready

Friday’s paper

The Press-Herald staff is back from summer holidays and even Helena Long has returned from her medical leave as the office begins to gear up for a busy fall and Christmas season. We started with stuffing the August 19th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald full of local news and information! Check it out for:

  • a wrap-up article on the Western Canadian U21 Fastball Championships hosted in Unity August long weekend;
  • coverage of the Wilkie-Unity matchup at the senior men’s provincial final August 14;
  • a final report on local athletes who took part in the Saskatchewan Summer Games; and
  • savings and budget tips for post-secondary students.

Lots of ball in this paper as the season comes to an end but we didn’t forget the RCMP report nor the crop report. There are also three interesting letters to the editor, along with information on records to keep if you want to make a disaster relief claim for flood damage.

Below, members of the Wilkie Brewers celebrate on the pitcher’s mound, after beating the Unity Cardinals in the 2016 Saskatchewan Senior Men’s AA Tier 3 Championships final.

Wilkie Brewers

RCMP Report for July 26 to August 1

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for July 26 to August 1, 2016

RCMP assisted the Wilkie Health Centre with a patient.

Police received a complaint of a stolen truck. The vehicle was later located in North Battleford.  This matter is still under investigation.

There was a complaint of a stolen SUV. The vehicle was later located on Highway 29 north of Wilki, Saskatchewan. This matter is still under investigation.

Members received a complaint of harassing communications.  Information sent to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

There was a report of an individual letting air out of a vehicle tire. There are no suspects at this time.

Police executed a warrant for Moosomin RCMP during a traffic stop.

RCMP received a Mental Health Act complaint. A neighbour transported the subject of complaint to Battlefords Union Hospital for assessment.

There was a complaint of a suspicious vehicle in a farmyard. This matter is still under investigation.

Members received a complaint of trespassing. The registered owned was located and the vehicle was towed.

There was also one false alarm and 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 July 19 to 25

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for July 19 to 25

RCMP received a complaint of damage to a parked vehicle. There are no suspects at this time.

Members received a complaint of uttering threats but it was unfounded.

Please see also the results of a traffic stop (leading to drug charges) by clicking here.

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 traffic stop leads to drug seizure

Wilkie RCMP stopped a westbound vehicle for a speeding offence on Highway 14 east of Unity, Saskatchewan on July 24 at 2:27 am.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was found to be on a conditional sentence order and undertaking and was breaching his release conditions and was subsequently arrested.

During the investigation, it was discovered that the driver had drugs in his vehicle. The driver was then arrested for possession of a controlled substance. A search of the vehicle incidental to the driver’s arrest resulted in several individual baggies of powdered cocaine being seized as well as a quantity of Canadian currency and a cellular phone.

Victor Mosquera, a 19-year-old male from Hepburn, is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and three counts of failing to comply with an undertaking.

He was remanded in custody and was to make a court appearance this week in North Battleford Provincial Court.

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 12 to 18

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for July 12 to 18, 2016

RCMP received a report of a sudden death of a 53-year-old male at a rural residence south of Wilkie, SK. The death was not suspicious in nature.

Police received a report of a missing person. The complainant later called back to report the individual had been located.

There was a complaint of fraud. Information was sent to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

Members received a request for animal control but the complainant had located the animal owner and did not require animal control services.

RCMP attended a sudden death of a 74-year-old female in Wilkie. The death was not suspicious in nature.

An individual contacted police to discuss dealing with warrants for his arrest.

There were also two false alarms and 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.