Pinehouse Lake RCMP – Update – Escaped Besnard Lake prisoner located

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Pinehouse Lake RCMP – Update – Escaped Besnard Lake prisoner located

UPDATE: 2019-06-19 09:30 a.m. - Randy Timothy Venne was located in La Ronge and has been returned to custody.

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BACKGROUND: On June 9, 2019, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Pinehouse Lake RCMP was informed that Randy Timothy Venne, a 30 year-old male, had escaped custody.

Venne is suspected to have left Besnard Lake Correctional Facility at around 10:00 p.m. on June 8, 2019. He was last seen on Highway 165 at the 50 km marker around 1:45 a.m on June 9, 2019. It is believed he could be on his way to La Ronge, SK.

Randy Timothy Venne is described as a 5'6" male with shaved brown hair and brown eyes. He is of average build, weighs approximately 170 pounds and possesses numerous tattoos.

Some of his tattoos are: two tears under his left eye; the letters KV on his left cheek; stars on his right wrist; a diamond, a crown and the number 306 on his right hand; the word FAMILY on his left arm, the word KOBY on the inside of his right forearm; a cross with the numbers 89, 03 and 00 around it on the inside of his left forearm.

Pinehouse Lake RCMP believes Venne can be dangerous and advises he is not to be approached. 

 

Melfort RCMP: Stolen Vehicle and Police Pursuit

2019-06-18 3:20 p.m. On June 16, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Melfort RCMP received several reports of a dangerous driver who was knocking over street signs in the east end of Melfort. The streets were busy with residents as there was a baseball tournament underway near where the driver was spotted.

Officers located the vehicle and observed it driving at a high rate of speed. Officers activated their lights and sirens and caught up with the vehicle heading west on Highway 3 towards Prince Albert.

Once on the highway, the suspect vehicle sped up to 150 kilometers per hour and police then pursued the vehicle.  Additional officers joined the pursuit and the suspect vehicle was rendered useless when it was driven into a field. The officers were then able to apprehend the lone occupant without incident.

As a result, 24-year-old Justin Umperville of Beatty, Saskatchewan has been charged with:

·        Impaired driving – Section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code

·        Theft of a motor vehicle – Section 333.1(1) of the Criminal Code

·        Break and enter – Section 348(1)(a) of the Criminal Code

·        Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle – Section 320.13(1) of the Criminal Code

·        Flight from police – Section 320.17 of the Criminal Code

·        Mischief Under $5000 – Section 430(3) of the Criminal Code

·        Drive While Prohibited – Sec 320.18 of the Criminal Code

·        Theft Under $5000 – Sec 334(b) Of the Criminal Code

He is scheduled to appear in Melfort Provincial court on June 20, 2019.

Meadow Lake RCMP - Discharge of police firearm during pursuit

2019-06-18 01:37 p.m. On June 16, 2019, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP were searching the Waterhen Lake First Nation for suspects believed to be involved in a reported home invasion earlier that day.

Two male suspects were reported to be seen in a vehicle in the area. After locating the suspect vehicle, officers attempted to pull it over, but the driver failed to stop. The suspect vehicle was pursued by police on a trail going through a field and wooded area, came to a brief stop, and then reversed into the police vehicle. The airbags of the police vehicle were deployed, disabling the police vehicle.

The police officers exited the vehicle to attempt to arrest the suspects. One of the officers discharged an RCMP-issued carbine after perceiving a threat from the suspect vehicle. Neither suspect was hit. Both suspects then fled the area in the vehicle they were operating, which was later determined to be stolen.

A short time later, RCMP responded to a report of the same stolen vehicle having struck a residence in the community. Officers were able to locate the two previous suspects fleeing the scene and running across the road. One of the suspects was taken into custody after a foot pursuit.

The second suspect was stopped by an RCMP Police Service Dog and taken into custody. The second suspect struck the police dog several times during the arrest. The second suspect sustained minor injuries from his encounter with the police dog and received medical treatment by EMS at the Meadow Lake Detachment.

The circumstances around the discharge of the firearm by an RCMP police officer are being investigated by the Saskatoon Police Service at the request of the RCMP. 

Dylan Basil Lasas (DOB: 1990-08-16) and Stuart Alphonse Lasas (DOB: 1998-10-14) are facing the following charges:

- Break, enter and commit assault with a weapon;
- Assault police with weapon;
- Resist arrest;
- Robbery;
- Flight from police;
- Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle;
- Mischief under $5000;
- Possess stolen property over $5000.

Dylan Lasas faces two additional charges of:

- Injure law enforcement animal; 
- Drive while disqualified.

Their next court appearance will be in Meadow Lake Provincial Court on July 8, 2019.

Wollaston Lake RCMP member charged with assault

2019-06-18
10:50 a.m. - On May 21, 2019, Wollaston Lake RCMP received a report that an off-duty officer had committed an assault at a residence in the community on the evening prior.

The officer was immediately placed on administrative duties and a criminal investigation was initiated.

On May 30, Corporal Luay Toma was arrested and charged with one count of Assault, Section 266 of the Canadian Criminal Code.

As a result, Cpl. Toma is now the subject of an internal RCMP Code of Conduct investigation and has been suspended with pay.

He will make his first appearance in Wollaston Lake Provincial Court on July 10, 2019.

Saskatoon Police - Stolen Auto/Evade Police/Cocaine Possession

A 29 year old Saskatoon man is facing a number of charges following a high-risk traffic stop on the weekend.

At approximately 5:15 p.m., June 15, 2019, Police spotted a Cadillac Escalade that had been reported stolen and was believed to have been involved in a previous incident with a firearm. Officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop while the vehicle was in a gas station parking lot in the 300 block of Avenue C North.  As one man was being brought into custody, a second suspect moved into the driver's seat of the vehicle and fled the scene.  Officers did not pursue the vehicle, however members of the Air Support Unit were able to monitor and witnessed the vehicle being driven in a dangerous manner before it was abandoned at Prince of Wales Avenue and Spadina Crescent.  The driver then fled the scene on foot and ASU witnessed the man throwing items into the river before he was arrested by ground units.  The 29 year old man was found to be in possession of cocaine and cash.  He is now facing charges of Possession of Cocaine, Dangerous Driving, Evade Police, Possession of Stolen Property, Breach of Recognizance and Breach of Undertaking.  The second male was released without charges.

 

Prince Albert RCMP – Missing 13 year old located

UPDATE: Prince Albert RCMP report Quinton Pone has been located safe and sound. Quinton is 14 years old.

BACKGROUND: 2019-06-10 06:50 p.m. Prince Albert RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating Quinton Pone.

He is described as a 14-year-old male with black hair and brown eyes. He is of slender build, measuring 5 feet 9 inches and weighing approximately 130 pounds. He was last seen on June 10, 2019 wearing a black baseball cap, a black shirt, a black hoodie, gray sweat pants and grey shoes.

Quinton Pone went missing from the RM of Buckland, 20 kilometres north of Prince Albert, SK on Monday, June 10, 2019 at approximately 11:00 a.m. It is believed he may be in Prince Albert or on his way to Saskatoon.

Saskatoon Police investigate shooting
 
Saskatoon Police are currently investigating a shooting that took place in the early morning hours of June 16, 2019 in the 300 block of Pendygrasse Road. A 24 year old male sustained gunshot wounds which sent him to hospital in stable condition.
 
Investigators from the Targeted Enforcement Unit and Forensic Identification Unit are investigating the shooting incident. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300.

 

CORRECTION from RCMP: The victim was noted as being from the Maidstone area in yesterday's press release, but the release should have read that he was from the Milestone area

Train and semi collision - Maidstone man deceased

UPDATE #3 -8:00 p.m. Foam Lake RCMP remain on scene of the semi and train collision 3 miles west of Foam Lake.  RCMP are requesting the public to remain vigilant while driving in this area. There is currently one lane of travel open and RCMP will be assisting motorists though the area until both lanes re-open. Both lanes should re-open shortly.
UPDATE #2 - Saskatchewan RCMP - Train and Semi collision
6:00 p.m. RCMP Members and the Foam Lake Fire Department are still on scene of the collision 3 miles west of Foam Lake and expect to be on scene until this evening.
The collision was reported around 10:40 am, on a grid road that intersects the Canadian Pacific Rail Line just off Highway 16.
The southbound semi was struck by the eastbound train and then dragged until the train could be brought to a halt.  The truck was hauling non-hazardous goods and the train was transporting empty cars to Winnipeg.  The train did not derail and is still on the tracks.
The male driver and lone occupant of the semi, a 65 year-old from the Maidstone area was declared deceased at the scene. None of the train's crew reported injuries.
Highway 16 is still closed and detours are still in place until the highway can be cleared. Please try to avoid the area if possible and follow directions given by officers at the scene for detour information.
This incident will be investigated by the Canadian Pacific Police.

Saskatchewan RCMP - Train and Semi Collision

Wadena RCMP along with Canadian Pacific Police and Foam Lake Fire Department are attending to a collision between a semi truck and a train along Highway 16, 3 miles west of Foam lake. Traffic travelling along Highway 16 will be detoured around the scene of the collision.

Please try to avoid the area if possible and follow directions given by officers at the scene for detour information.

More information will be passed along as it become available.

Green Lake RCMP: Missing person, presumed drowned

On June 8, 2019, Green Lake RCMP was called to Smoothstone Lake after receiving a report of a missing canoeist. Two friends were camping in the area and one, a 27-year-old male from Calgary, Alberta, left the campsite at approximately 3 p.m. to go fishing from a canoe. He did not return and a local fisherman discovered his canoe submerged in the middle of the lake.

He was not wearing a lifejacket when he departed the camp and the wind increased a great deal while he was gone.

RCMP and Saskatchewan Conservation Officers checked the shores and any place he may have reached land. Patrols have been made on the water using Sonar and all shorelines of the lake have been searched several times. An aerial search was conducted by CASARA and ATV patrols have been made up and down the local roads. The RCMP Under Water Recovery Team attended to the area and made additional water patrols, all with negative results. Emergency Management Fire Services, Big River and Meadow Lake Search and Rescue teams assisted in shore line searches with boats and drones.

Thus far, attempts to locate him have been unsuccessful and, at this time, he is presumed drowned.

The RCMP has been in contact with the missing man’s family and has been updating them on the search to date.

The search continued yesterday and into today on the water and along the shores lines.

RCMP La Ronge – 5 year old shot, arrests made

The Prince Albert General Investigation Service has been investigating an incident that occurred on Jan 13, 2019 when several shots were fired at a residence on the Air Ronge First Nation.  There were several people inside the residence at the time of the shooting and a five-year-old boy was stuck in the foot while inside the residence.

At this point in the investigation, an 18 male has been charged with the following:

Reckless Discharge of Firearm – S.244.2 CC
Discharge Firearm with Intent – S.244 CC
Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily harm  - S.221 CC
Participate in a Criminal Organization – 467.11(1) CC
Use a Firearm while Committing the Indictable Offence of Reckless Discharge of a Firearm– S.85(1)(a) CC 
Assault with a Weapon – S.267(a) 
Possess a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose – S.88 CC 
Unlawfully Cause Bodily Harm by shooting – S.269 CC
Use a Firearm in a Careless Manner – S. 86(1) CC

The accused was under the age of 18 at the time of the incident, and as such, we will not be releasing his name

The youth made his first court appearance this morning at Provincial court in La Ronge and will make his next court appearance on June 20 at 9:00 am in La Ronge Provincial Court.

 

Saskatoon Police – Woman charged with human trafficking

A 23-year-old woman is facing charges of Human Trafficking following an investigation by the Saskatoon Police Service VICE Unit.

In March, the VICE unit began an investigation after receiving information that a 23-year-old woman was recruiting and trafficking three different women for the purpose of sexual exploitation between various cities in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Investigation found that victims were recruited in various ways including personal introductions and through social media. She is also alleged to have stolen money and personal belongings in an effort to maintain control over the victims.

The victims are two 20-year-old women from Quebec and an 18-year-old woman from Moose Jaw, SK.

The 23-year-old woman has ties to Quebec and may go by the name ‘Mina’. She is charged with three counts each of Trafficking Persons, Uttering Threats and Theft Over $5000. She will appear before a Justice of the Peace this evening. (Court Info # 991093528)

Police are concerned that there may be additional victims related to this case or others, and encourage anyone affected to report to Police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.

La Ronge RCMP: Controlled Drugs and Substances Search

On June 9, 2019, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrant was executed on a residence in the town of La Ronge. As a result of the search warrant, 2 males were arrested and charged for Trafficking and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. 

Located within the residence was a small amount of cocaine and cash. A vehicle was also seized and searched by warrant in relation to one of the accused. A weapon was located within the vehicle.

Jaiden Ross (DOB: 1996-09-05) is charged with Trafficking Cocaine, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Proceeds of Crime, and Possession of a Weapon.

Also charged is Tristan Lariviere (dob 1996-11-26) with Trafficking Cocaine, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Proceeds of Crime, and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.

Both of the accused will make their next court appearance on August 19, 2019 at La Ronge Provincial Court.

Pinehouse RCMP: Controlled Drugs and Substances Search

On June 9, 2019 at approximately 11:35 a.m., Prince Albert General Investigation Section, Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team, Prince Albert Crime Reduction Team, and Pinehouse RCMP executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances (CDSA) warrant on a residence in Pinehouse Lake. 

The search resulted in seizures of a small amount of cocaine, ammunition, and cash. 

Riley Lariviere (DOB: 1990-05-24) was arrested and charged with the following offences:

Information: 90184202

1. S. 117.01(3) Possess Ammunition While Prohibited

2. S. 5(1) CDSA Trafficking a Controlled Substance – Schedule I (Cocaine)

Lariviere will make his next court appearance on August 14, 2019 at Provincial Court in Pinehouse.

Deschambault RCMP assist residents of a multiplex during a fire

2019-06-10 3:30 p.m. On the afternoon of June 7, 2019, members of the Deschambault Lake RCMP were on patrol and spotted heavy smoke coming from a multiplex housing unit. Three children came out of the residence telling officers that the thick smoke was from a pot that was left on the stove and that there were people still inside the apartments.

The two officers entered the main floor units and helped three adults out of the house. The officers then went to the upper units and evacuated the residents as the thick smoke had billowed upstairs.

Once all the residents were evacuated, one officer dawned his masks and took a fire extinguisher with him as he performed a secondary sweep of all the units, ensuring everyone made it out of the house safely. It was determined that there weren’t any flames, only thick smoke from the stove.

Both of the officers were treated for smoke inhalation but due to their quick response, only one resident required medical attention. Everyone was treated and released.

Saskatoon Police - Attempted Armed Robbery/Civilian Apprehension

One man is in custody after an unsuccessful attempt at robbing a group of people early Saturday morning.

At approximately 2:00 a.m., June 8, 2019, Patrol members were dispatched to a bar in the 2300 block of Preston Avenue South for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers located a suspect and several patrons outside of the business. The patrons told Police that the male suspect had attempted to rob them. It was reported that a silver Chevrolet Trailblazer had pulled up to a group standing outside of the bar. A male exited the passenger side of the vehicle, approached the group and demanded money as he pointed a firearm at them. When the group didn’t react, the suspect began walking back to the waiting vehicle, but the patrons disarmed and apprehended the suspect until Police arrived. The driver of the Trailblazer fled the scene. Police took the suspect into custody without incident, as well as his sawed-off rifle.

A 23 year old Saskatoon man is charged with Armed Robbery (x2), Pointing a Firearm (x2), Careless Use of a Firearm, Possession of Dangerous Weapon and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Yorkton RCMP Fatal three-motor-vehicle collision on Highway 9

2019-06-09 10:15 p.m. - On June 8, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Yorkton RCMP attended the scene of a three-motor-vehicle collision on Highway 9, 3 km north of Yorkton, SK.

A minivantravelling southbound came into contact with a northboundutility trailer and collided with a northbound pickup truck.

Thedriver of the minivan, an 82-year-old female from Canora, SK, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck, a 37-year-old female from Yorkton, SK, was transported by STARS Air Ambulance to Regina to be treated for core and lower body injuries. The occupants of the vehicle pulling the trailer were not injured.

The family of the deceased female has been notified. The name of the deceased will not be released.

A collision analyst attended the scene and the collision is still under investigation.

Highway 9 reopened to circulation on June 8, 2019 at approximately 10:30 p.m.


Pinehouse Lake RCMP - Prisoner escaped from Besnard Lake Correctional Facility

2019-06-09 09:05 p.m. - OnJune 9, 2019, at approximately 2:00 a.m.,Pinehouse Lake RCMP was informed that Randy Timothy Venne, a 30 year-old male, had escaped custody.

Venneis suspected to have left Besnard Lake Correctional Facility at around 10:00 p.m. on June 8, 2019. He was last seen onHighway 165 at the 50km marker around1:45 a.m on June 9, 2019. It is believed he could be on his way to La Ronge, SK.

Randy Timothy Venne is described as a 5'6" male withshaved brown hair and brown eyes. He is of average build,weights approximately 170 pounds and possesses numerous tattoos.

Some of his tattoos are: two tears under his left eye; the letters KV on his left cheek; stars on his right wrist; a diamond, a crown and the number 306 on his right hand; the word FAMILY on his left arm, the word KOBY on the inside of his right forearm; a cross with the numbers 89, 03 and 00 around it on the inside of his left forearm.
 

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Randy Timothy Venne is asked to contact Pinehouse LakeRCMP at 306-884-2400, Saskatchewan RCMP at 306-310-RCMP or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Meadow Lake RCMP: Aggravated assault with a firearm, looking for two suspects

On June 6 at 2:30 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP were called to a residence in Meadow Lake after it was reported that two people entered a home in the middle of the night, assaulting and shooting one of the occupants twice at close range. The suspects then fled the residence. The victim of the shooting remains in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Meadow Lake RCMP Police Dog Services, detachment members, Meadow Lake General Investigation Services, and North Battleford RCMP Forensic Identification Unit are assisting with the investigation. 

The police are searching for two male suspects.

Ricky Lafond (2000-09-15) has a warrant out for his arrest in relation to this incident. He is charged with the following:

· Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose S. 88(2) CC,

· Discharge a Firearm with Intent to Wound S. 244(2)(b) CC,

· Aggravated Assault S. 268(2) CC,

· Break, Enter and Commit an Indictable Offence S. 348(1)(b) CC,

· Robbery with a Firearm S. 344(1) (a.1) CC,

·  Using a firearm in the commission of an offence S. 85(3) CC,

· Assault with a Weapon S. 267(a) CC,

·Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm S. 91(1) CC.

If you have information regarding the whereabouts of Lafond, or the circumstances surrounding this incident, please contact Meadow Lake RCMP at 306-263-2570 or 306-310-RCMP. You may also contact Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Saskatoon man charged for child pornography

The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a man from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with three child pornography related offences. Don Michel Roullaud, age 50, has been charged with the following:

- Possession of Child Pornography – Sec.163.1(4) C.C.

- Accessing Child Pornography – Sec.  163.1 (4.1) C.C.

- Making Child Pornography Available – Sec. 163.1 (3) C.C.

On May 20, 2019 the ICE Unit began investigating the activities of an unknown person who was downloading and sharing child pornography images and videos on the Internet. The investigation identified a Saskatoon location where the offences were occurring. On June 5 members of the ICE Unit executed a search warrant at this location where they located child pornography and seized several computers and other devices for further forensic examination.

Don Roullaud was arrested at the location, charged and held in custody to appear in Saskatchewan Provincial Court in Saskatoon on June 6.

The Saskatchewan ICE Unit is comprised of investigators from the RCMP, Regina Police Service, Saskatoon Police Service, and Prince Albert Police Service. Their mandate is to investigate crimes involving the abuse and/or exploitation of children on the Internet.

 

Saskatoon - Forcible Confinement/Sexual Assault

A Saskatoon man is facing numerous charges following a report of a woman being forcibly confined and sexually assaulted.

On June 4, 2019, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Saskatoon Police received a call reporting that a woman had been held against her will and sexually assaulted in her home before she was able to escape. She told officers that the suspect may still be in her apartment, located in the 100 block of Wellman Crescent. Patrol members attended to the address where the male suspect was located and arrested without incident.

The 21 year old female victim told Police that she was in her apartment at approximately 5:00 p.m., June 3, 2019 when the suspect knocked on her door and asked to use her phone. After refusing the man, he forced his way into the apartment and reportedly sexually assaulted the victim. The suspect threatened harm on the victim if she attempted to leave. She was able to leave the apartment the next morning at approximately 7:30 a.m. and report the incident. The suspect and victim are not believed to be known to each other.

The 37 year old man is charged with Sexual Assault and Forcible Confinement. He will make his first provincial court appearance tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m.

Saskatchewan RCMP: Update – Attempted murder charge

2019-06-05 - Additional charges have been laid in connection with the previous charges listed in earlier releases relating to this incident (included below as background).

Derek Ewan Pasap is additionally charged with:

- Attempted Murder - Sec. 239(1)(b) CC

- Possession of a firearm in a Vehicle - Sec.‎ 94 CC

- Possession of a prohibited firearm firearm in the commission of an offence -  Sec. 88 CC

- Possession of a prohibited firearm - Sec. 95 CC

- Two counts, Possession of a firearm while prohibited - Sec. 117.01(1) CC

- Possession of property obtained by crime - Sec. 354(1) CC

- Three counts, Breach of recognizance - Sec. 811 CC

Pasap’s next court appearance will be June 5, 2019, in Regina Provincial Court.

Donnely Nanaquewetung is still wanted by the RCMP and has not been located to date. If anyone has knowledge of his whereabouts, they are asked to call 911 or their local RCMP detachment or police service immediately.

BACKGROUND

The arrests of two suspects north of Regina May 22 and one suspect the previous evening, were the result of several violent incidents that occurred over the last few days.

On Wednesday, May 22 at 3:45 pm, Punnichy RCMP received a complaint of a shooting near a residence on the Muskowekwan First Nation.  The suspects, driving a stolen Ford Explorer, struck a male that was on foot and then shot him with a firearm.  

Donnely Nanaquewetung (dob 1993-07-03) from Regina, SK, has been charged and is wanted for the following offences:

Attempted Murder – Sec. 239(1)(b) C.C.

Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle – Sec. 320 C.C.

Possession of Firearm in a Vehicle – Sec. 94 C.C.

Donnely Nanaquetung is considered armed and dangerous. Members of the public are encouraged not to approach him and contact your local police service if he is located.

Later the same day around 6:00 pm, a Grey Explorer was reported driving erratically near the Marijuana dispensary on the Muscowpetung First Nation.  The originally reported suspect vehicle could not be located, but a different stolen vehicle was observed and the lone male occupant was arrested for Possession of Stolen property.

Tyler Layne Gambler (dob 1998-09-18) of Muscowpetung First Nation is charged with Possession of Stolen Property and Breach of Probation.

On Thursday, May 23, there was an altercation at the gas station on the Piapot First Nation. Two adult males in a vehicle stolen from Pilot Butte were observed in a verbal altercation with two other males that escalated into a physical confrontation with a machete as a weapon.   One adult male victim was struck with the machete by one of the suspects.  The victim of the machete injury was immediately taken by family members to hospital in Regina.  The second male fled with his family to the Muscowpetung First Nation.  The suspects chased the vehicle to the medical clinic on the Muscowpetung First Nation, attempting to ram it off the road several times.  Once at the clinic, the male was able to create distance from the suspects by fleeing into the clinic.  The suspects then stole his vehicle and fled the scene in the second newly acquired stolen vehicle.   The suspects now had two stolen vehicles and the police were flooding the area.

Both of the suspects were arrested in the two stolen vehicles at separate times after two different pursuits.  One ended on Hwy 6 outside of Regina in the northbound lanes.  The other pursuit ended after the suspect rolled the stolen vehicle in a field.  No injuries were reported during these arrests. Officers from all of the surrounding detachments, Regina Police Service, Regina Police Canine, and RCMP Air Service Units were involved in the search and arrests.  

Two adult males are facing several charges:

Dereck Ewan Pasap (dob 1992-06-03)

Operate a motor vehicle while being pursued by a Peace Officer and fail to stop (Sec. 320.17 c.c.)

Dangerous Driving X 2 (Sec. 320.13(1)

Possession of Stolen Property (Sec. 354(1)(a)

Robbery (Sec. 344)

Possession of a Weapon for a dangerous purpose (Sec. 88(2)cc)

Breach of Recog. under sec. 810 (Sec. 811 c.c.) X 4

Jamie Ray William Munroe (dob 1995-04-06)

Assault with a weapon (Sec. 267(a)cc)

Assault with a weapon (Sec. 267(a)cc)

Assault causing bodily harm (Sec. 267(b)cc)

Robbery (sec. 344)

Dangerous driving X 2 (320.13(1)cc)

Operate a motor vehicle while being pursued by a Peace Officer and fail to stop (Sec. 320.17 c.c.);

Operate a motor vehicle while being prohibited from doing so (Sec. 320.18(1)(a) cc)

Possession of stolen property (sec. 354(1)(a)cc)

Breach of Recog. under sec. 810 (Sec. 811 c.c.) X 4

 

RCMP Shellbrook - Drug investigation finds energy weapon

On June 3rd, the Ahtahkakoop & Shellbrook RCMP Detachment executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act Search warrant on a residence in Canwood.

During the search of the residence, police seized several items including: methamphetamine (crystal meth), drug related paraphernalia, electronic devices, and a Conducted Energy or Tazer like weapon.

As a result, 37-year-old Tyler Fleury was arrested and charged for possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine and possession of a prohibited weapon.

Fleury appeared before a Justice and was released on strict conditions and is to appear on a later court date in Shellbrook.

RCMP La Loche – Aggravated assault

On Jun 2 at 6 :08 am, the La Loche detachment members received a call from a residence in the town of La Loche.

An adult male had broken into a home and assaulted another adult male with a knife while the victim was sleeping in the residence.   The victim was stabbed multiple times in the face and upper torso, including part of his ear being cut off.  The victim was later air lifted to Saskatoon for treatment.  

The suspect fled the home after the assault and was arrested a short time later and held in custody until his first court appearance this morning.

Charged is Austin Lee Herman (dob 1966-06-26) with the following:

Aggravated Assault- 268(2) CC

Assault- 266 CC

Assault with a weapon- 267(a) CC

Break and enter to commit an indictable offence - 348(1)(b) CC

Fail to comply with Judges Undertaking - 145(3) CC X 5

Mischief under $5000 - 430(4) CC

Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose - 88(2) CC X 2

Kindersley/Kerrobert RCMP and Crime Reduction Team: Drug/firearms seizure

2019-06-01, 10:30pm, TheKindersley/Kerrobert RCMP and the F Division Crime Reduction Team havechargeda male from Kerrobertwith a number of offences following the execution of a search warrant in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan.

OnJune 1st, 2019 at around 10:30pm, members of the Kindersley/Kerrobert Detachment and the RCMP's Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Alberta Avenue in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan. Officers arresteda maleat the residence and further investigation lead to the discovery of2 firearms, ammunition, and varying quantities of suspected methamphetamine, suspected "Shatter" which is a Cannabis derivative, suspected cocaine, and other drug paraphernalia.
The accused and respective charges are as follows;
Alexander SMARCH, 36 year old male from Kerrobert

1.Possession ofa Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
2. Possession of a Controlled Substance
3. Trafficking a Controlled Substance
4. Possession of Illicit Cannabis
5. Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Trafficking
6. Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.00
7. Unsafe Storage of a Firearm
8. Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
9. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
10. Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited (X2)
11. Possession of Ammunition While Prohibited
SMARCH was remanded into custody and will appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court on June 3rd, 2019.

The Saskatchewan RCMP has two permanent Crime Reduction Teams (CRTs) operating in the province. Their mandate is to overtly target known criminals, prolific offenders, and repeat offenders to reduce crime and make Saskatchewan safer. The two teams, based out of North Battleford and Prince Albert, are completely mobile and travel to areas that require assistance where community safety has been identified as a concern.

Weyburn RCMP - Two fatalities confirmed in three-vehicle collision

On 2019-06-01 at approximately 3:30 P.M Weyburn RCMP, Fire and EMS responded to a three vehicle collision on Highway 13 approximately 11 miles east of Weyburn. Two of the vehicles were travelling  east bound and one vehicle was travelling west bound. RCMP are working with the coroner’s office to identify the occupants of one of the vehicles. That vehicle was engulfed by flames. We can confirm two fatalities at the scene. The names of the individuals are not being released at this time.

Also, early in the morning of 2019-06-02 Weyburn RCMP responded to a semi tractor trailer rollover also on Highway 13 approximately 8 miles west of Weyburn.  The Semi is carrying butane. There is no spill or leakage  and efforts to clean up the site of this incident will be occurring at approximately 10:00 a.m June 2 which will result in the closure of highway 13 for a period of time.  Traffic travelling this portion of highway 13 will be re-routed for a few hours.
 

Kindersley RCMP and F Division Crime Reduction Team: Search Warrant leads to drug seizure
 

The Kindersley RCMP and the F Division Crime Reduction Team have charged two individuals from Kindersley with a number of offences following the execution of a search warrant in Kindersley, Saskatchewan.

 
On May 31st, 2019 at around 1:00 am, members of the Kindersley Detachment and the RCMP's Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Kay Crescent in Kindersley, Saskatchewan. Officers arrested three individuals at the residence and the subsequent investigation lead to the discovery of 27 grams of suspected crack cocaine and 3 grams of suspected methamphetamine.
The accused persons and respective charges are as follows;
 
Shawn W. FINLAY, 33 year old male from Kindersley     

         1. Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking 
         2. Possession of a Controlled Substance
         3. Fail To Comply with a Probation Order
 
Brooke GASSNER,, 19 year old female from Kindersley; 
         1. Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking 
         2. Possession of a Controlled Substance
 
FINLAY was remanded into custody and will appear in Provincial Court in Kindersley on June 4th, 2019. GASSNER was released to appear in Provincial Court in Kindersley on July 16th, 2019. The third person arrested during the execution of the search warrant has been released without charge.
The Saskatchewan RCMP has two permanent Crime Reduction Teams (CRTs) operating in the province. Their mandate is to overtly target known criminals, prolific offenders, and repeat offenders to reduce crime and make Saskatchewan safer. The two teams, based out of North Battleford and Prince Albert, are completely mobile and travel to areas that require assistance where community safety has been identified as a concern.


RCMP Kamsack Drowning Update.
 

The body of the adult male, Dallas Miller of Benito Manitoba has been recovered by the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team.   The investigation is now falls under the Saskatchewan Coroners Service.

RCMP Kamsack - Adult male presumed drowned saving child

Late Thursday afternoon the RCMP was called to Pelican Point on Madge Lake for an adult male that was presumed drowned.

Three adults, a male and two females were on the water with five children in a boat and enjoying the day.   One of the children was playing in the water by the ladder of the boat and was pulled away from the boat by the wind and waves.  The adult male jumped into to assist the child and was also pulled away from the boat.  The two females tried to assist by throwing lifejackets, but the wind prevented them from reaching the struggling male and child.  One of the females was able to jump into the water and the male pushed the child toward her and into her reach.  The male was then lost and did not resurface.

The area was surface searched last night by family members and Ministry of the Environment Conservation officers. The boat launch and Pelican Point is closed and the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team is attending to the area.  Assisting in the search is the Saskatchewan Emergency Services, the Beniot Fire and Rescue Department, Victim Services, the Red Cross and Conservation officers.

The missing and presumed drowned Male is 29-year-old Dallas Miller, a father of 2 from Benito Manitoba.   The Immediate family is requesting privacy at this time and Lyle Penner 306-594-4640 will be the family contact for any media inquires.a

Saskatoon – Meewasin death ruled homicide

Members of the Saskatoon Police Service Major Crime Section are investigating the fifth homicide of 2019.

Following an autopsy conducted by the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, and with the consent of the family, the Saskatoon Police Service has identified a 36 year old male, Daniel Joseph Morrison as the victim of Saskatoon’s latest homicide investigation. The cause of death will not be released at this time.

On Sunday evening a person walking on the Meewasin Trail discovered Daniel Morrison injured below a pedestrian bridge adjacent to the 800 block of Spadina Crescent East. A nearby Saskatoon Police Service member on foot patrol was directed to Morrison’s location where additional officers and Medavie Health Services attended to. Morrison was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Daniel Morrison did not have a fixed address but was known to frequent the downtown core and riverbank area, including the area along the Meewasin Trail where he was found injured.

Morrison is described as having been 6’4” tall, weighing 176lbs. He had long hair and unshaven facial hair. At the time he was found, Morrison was wearing a light jacket, dark green in colour with blue jeans. He was also wearing distinct size 18, yellow Nike high-top shoes, (included in attached photo).

Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in speaking to any witnesses who may have seen Morrison downtown or along the Meewasin Trail on Sunday May 26, 2019.

If you have information in regards to this homicide, please call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

RCMP La Ronge – Fire starts during search

On May 29, 2019, members of the La Ronge RCMP along with the Prince Albert RCMP Emergency Response Team and RCMP Police Dog Services executed a search warrant at a residence on the Lac La Ronge Indian Reserve.  During the execution of the search warrant a fire started inside the residence. The fire was put out by RCMP members using fire extinguishers, but the fire flared back up and was then extinguished by the La Ronge Fire Department.  The residence suffered some fire and smoke damage. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

As a result of the search of the residence, several firearms were seized and small quantity of cocaine packaged for distribution.

Charged with possession of a controlled substance and several firearms related charges is 18-year-old Colton Ratt (dob 2001-04-11) of La Ronge, he made his first court appearance today at La Ronge Provincial Court.  Also facing firearm related charges is 46-year-old Russell Ratt (dob 1973-04-24), his next court appearance is July 28 at Provincial court in La Ronge.

 

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