Saskatchewan RCMP Blotter — April 19, 2014

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Craik RCMP




Media Release – Fatal TC 20140417 Hwy 11 Craik SK

 At 2315 hours 20140417 a call was received through the Communications Center of a vehicle vs pedestrian collision on Hwy 11 in the south bound lanes at Craik SK.  Emergency services responded from the Craik Fire Department (Craik) and MD Ambulance from Davidson SK.   A south bound pick up struck a pedestrian walking south on the highway.  The pedestrian had vehicle troubles and had left their vehicle parked a short distance up the road from the incident site.  There were no injuries sustained by the occupants of the pickup. The pedestrian, a male @ 80 years old was deceased at the scene.    

The incident remains under investigation at this time.  Traffic is restricted to one lane of travel in the south bound lanes only at Craik SK.  Delays will be expected for another 5-7 hours.  An RCMP Traffic Reconstructionist is attending the scene.  The name of the deceased is being withheld  pending notification of NOK. 

For further information, please call the Craik RCMP at 306-734-5200 or the RCMP Media Line.




Southey RCMP



2:15 p.m.


On 2014-04-18 at 10:50 a.m. the Strasbourg RM 220 / Fire Department, Strasbourg EMS, Southey and Strasbourg RCMP members responded to a fire in the mechanical room at the last Mountain Pioneer Care Home.  Fire crews arrived on scene at 10:56 a.m. and quickly extinguished a fire on a water heater. 


Staff at the care home acted quickly and moved several people from a wing of the care home while the fire fighters inspected the area further to ensure the building was safe.  Natural gas services were shut down temporarily until the area/building was deemed safe.  A representative from Sask Energy inspected the scene to ensure pipes, hook ups and equipment was not damaged due to the fire.  Damage to the building appears to be minimal.  None of the residents/staff/occupants were injured during the incident.


The scene has been turned over to the Fire Commission's Office.  The Fire Commission Office is continuing there investigation with the assistance of the Strasbourg / RM of 220 Fire Department.




North Battleford RCMP



3:34 p.m.


On April 17th, 2014 at 9:46 p.m. North Battleford Detachment received a complaint of two teenaged girls that had run away from a group home. Police have taken many steps to locate the missing teens.

Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating 14 year old Brianna TAWIYAKA and 13 year old Chenoa BIRD.  


Brianna is described as First Nations, having shoulder length brown hair, brown eyes, medium complexion, approximately 5'4" tall with a slim build, 120 lbs. Brianna was last seen wearing a pink hoodie, black yoga pants, dark green coat, black ankle boots and a pink toque. Brianna carries a square black and pink Adidas backpack


Chenoa is described as First Nations, having long brown hair with orange/blonde highlights, approximately 5'3" tall with a medium build, 137 lbs and a medium complexion. Chenoa was last seen wearing a pink hoodie, black yoga pants, purple coat and purple runners.


If anyone knows of their whereabouts you can contact North Battleford RCMP Detachment at 306-446-1720, your local detachment or police service.




Melville RCMP




4:52 p.m.

 Melville/Ituna RCMP received a call of a head on collision on Hwy #10 at Duff, SK at around 1:20 p.m..


The collision occurred when a Buick SUV and a Mercedes SUV were traveling in opposite directions slid on the highway and hit each other head on.


Melville Ambulance and Fire attended to the scene of the accident, however it was determined that there was no entrapment.


The driver of one of the SUV's was transported to Melville Hospital where they have been treated and since released.


The driver and passenger of the second SUV were also transported by ambulance to Melville hospital where they are being treated for undetermined injuries.


Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision. 


RCMP report that road conditions at this location are extremely poor and visibility is reduced to approximately 150 meters.  The road conditions are a contributing factor to the collision.




Warman RCMP




9:26 p.m.


A 6:47 p.m. Warman RCMP received a call of a motor vehicle and pedestrian collision on Highway #12 approximately 3 kilometers North of Martensville, SK.


The 40 year old female driver of a White Honda Civic was traveling South Bound on Highway # 11 and slid into the West ditch. 


A passing motorist in a Grey Ford F-150 Truck pulled over to the side of the road to offer assistance.  A male from the truck walked into the ditch to speak with the driver of the Honda Civic.


The driver of a Red Ford Winstar Mini van was also traveling South Bound on Highway # 11 and came across the scene.  The Mini Van slid on the highway and clipped the rear passenger side of the F-150 truck that was stopped and then entered into the West ditch and struck the driver of the White Honda Civic who was out of her vehicle and standing in the ditch.


EMS from Saskatoon attended the scene and the 40 year old female was transported to Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, SK with serious injuries.


Martensville Fire Department was also on scene along with Warman and Martensville RCMP and Corman Park Police Service.


RCMP continue to investigate this matter and alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the collision.


The road conditions were described as very poor at the time of the collision.




Canora RCMP




10:22 p.m.


Canora/Sturgis RCMP report that on Highway #5 approximately 2 km's West of Canora, SK an STC bus has skidded sideways and is blocking both lanes of traffic.


The RCMP report that it will be an extended period of time before the bus can be moved from the highway making it not possible to get by this portion of the road.


The RCMP would like to remind motorists that road conditions in the Canora/Sturgis area are very poor and travel is not recommended.




Canora RCMP






Canora/Sturgis RCMP would like to advise the public that Highway # 5 is now open to travel. However, road conditions are still icy and treacherous, and none-essential travel is not advised in the area surrounding Canora/Sturgis.


The public is reminded to check the Sask Highways website or the Highway Hotline for current travel information.




North Battleford RCMP


2014 April 17 6am - 2014 April 18 6am


2014 April 19 745am


Over 25 calls for service/occurrences reported.  1 Noise Complaint. 3 Traffic Related occurrences.


709am - Report of a vehicle rummaged through in the 9000 block of 16th Ave. Property was stolen. Still under investigation.


720am - Report that suspects broke into a business on Thatcher Avenue and had stolen a quad. Still under investigation.


142pm - Report of tires slashed on a vehicle parked in the 8900 block of 18th Ave.


223pm - Report of an intoxicated male on 101st Street. A 50 year old male was arrested for drunk in public and lodged in cells. He has been charged for drunk in public and open alcohol in a public place. He was released when sober.


303pm - Report of a 3 vehicle collision on St. Laurent Drive. Police, Fire and EMS attended. Minor injury. Road conditions may have been a contributing factor.


946pm - Report of 2 missing teenaged girls from a group home. The search continues. Media release completed. 


1131pm - Report of a male trying to get into complainants apartment. 32 year old male was arrested nearby and is now charged with 2 counts of failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking. He was lodged in cells and released before a JP the following morning. Court date is May 12, 2014 at 200 pm.


1140pm - Report of a possible domestic assault. 59 year old male was arrested and lodged in cells. The male was very intoxicated. The complainant did not want charges.


1148pm - Report of a B&E in progress. Police arrested a 16 year old male for break, enter and theft from a residence that occurred on Borden Crescent. The youth was lodged in cells and later released before a JP. His court date is scheduled for May 22, 2014.




1222am - A 45 year old female called police to get a ride home. She was told that police do not provide a taxi service. She was told to call cab company.


230am - A 31 year old male was arrested for drunk in public. Lodged in cells until sober.


245am - Report of a domestic assault at an apartment in the 1900 block of St. Laurent Drive. Police attended and arrested a 29 year old male who was intoxicated. He has been charged for Assault with a Weapon, Assault and Mischief. He was released on conditions before a JP the following day. Court is scheduled for May 12, 2014.  


312am - Disturbance call to an apartment in the 1200 block of 97th Street. A 38 year old male was arrested for outstanding warrants from Turtleford and Onion Lake. He was released before a JP the following day.


342am - Complaint of an intoxicated male refusing to leave a business. A 49 year old male was arrested for drunk in public, lodged in cells and released when sober. He has been charged for drunk in public.


433am - Disturbance call on 101st Street. A 42 year old male was arrested for drunk in public, lodged in cells and released when sober.




North Battleford RCMP


2014 April 18 6am - 2014 April 19 6am


2014 April 19 909am


Over 20 calls for service/occurrences reported.  1 Noise Complaint. 2 Traffic Related occurrences.


158pm - Call of a female walking on the Northbound bridge on Hwy.#4. Police attended and removed her from the bridge for her own safety.


147pm - Complaint of an intoxicated female disturbing customers at the mall. A 53 year old female was arrested for drunk in public, lodged in cells and released when sober. She has been charged for being drunk in public. 


745pm - Report of a very intoxicated male walking on Trudeau Street. Police attended. The intoxicated male was gone.


845pm - Police stopped a vehicle on 110th Street. A 33 year old female was found to be a disqualified driver. She was arrested and released. Vehicle was towed. Charged for driving while disqualified. Court date scheduled for June 2, 2014. 


1045pm - Police stopped a vehicle on Battleford Road. The driver was arrested for Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Drive While Disqualified. The driver also had outstanding arrest warrants from Meadow Lake. The 26 year old male was remanded into custody and will be brought to court Monday, April 21st to deal with his charges.

Organizations: Fire Department, RCMP, Fire Commission First Nations Melville Hospital Adidas Mercedes SUV Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon Warman and Martensville RCMP and Corman Park Police Service

Geographic location: Davidson SK., Canora, 101st Street 97th Street Turtleford Onion Lake Trudeau Street 110th Street Battleford Road Meadow Lake

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