Crime/Police

Suspects in stabbing sought in North Battleford

 

Battlefords RCMP are still looking for suspects after a 36-year-old male was stabbed in the face on May 2nd.

The incident took place on the 1400 block of 101st Street around 10:30 p.m.

The RCMP are hoping more witnesses will come forward to help with identifying the individuals they are looking for.

Police say one man is six feet tall with a stocky build, short hair and a goatee. He was wearing a blue bunny hug and windpants that evening.

Teen escapes Saskatoon court custody for seven minutes

A 14-year-old male escaped from the provincial courthouse in Saskatoon this morning but was quickly taken back into custody by police.

The teen provided false information to courthouse staff and made his escape from the building shortly before noon Friday.

Warman woman accused of stabbing five-month-old baby

A Warman woman is facing a charge of attempted murder.

She's accused of allegedly stabbing a five-month-old baby at a home in Warman on Wednesday.

Warman RCMP happened to be at the residence when the incident occured, serving a family court order. 

Officers provided medical assistance to the baby before emergency crews arrived.

The child is currently in hospital with what are believed to be critical injuries. 

Drug charges connected to accused in Regina toddler's death

A major drug investigation by Regina police is connected to one of the people charged in the death of a north end toddler.

Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Popowich says the investigation started back in February and has resulted in a series of charges and arrests.

“In all 48 charges, 17 people charged and of those 17, 15 have been arrested and there are warrants existing for two individuals who are still at large,” said Popowich.

Harley William Stueck is one of those 17 people.

Abandoned huskies found, animal cruelty investigation underway

The Saskatchewan SPCA is investigating allegations of animal cruelty regarding more than 30 huskies found penned on an abandoned farm in Bulyea, north of Regina.

The SPCA has been aware of a situation involving three dozen huskies abandoned on a farm in Buylea for the past few months.

SPCA Manager of Animal Protection Services, Kayley Pugh says  the Animal Protective Services legislation limits the actions the organization can take at this time.

Armed robbery in Saskatoon 7-Eleven

Around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at Avenue P and 22nd Street a man walked into a 7-Eleven pulled out a weapon and demanded money from the clerk. 

A female employee handed money over but it did not satisfy the man who started on an angry rampage, smashing display cases and store windows. 

The store clerk fled to the back storage room and locked herself in before police arrived.

The man barricaded himself into the 7-Eleven and eventually police crisis negotiators were called in.  

Man accused of shooting Mountie in 2006 faces trial

The man accused of shooting an off-duty Mountie five years ago in Carrot River east of Prince Albert, will still face a trial despite pleading guilty to some charges.

Constable Gregory Toogood's arm was shattered when he was struck by a bullet on his back door step in January 2006.

The 21-year-old charged with the shooting, who can't be named because he was 16 at the time, has pleaded guilty to carrying a firearm and using violence to provoke fear.

However, he is still contesting that he fired the gun and will stand trial next month in Carrot River.

Body found in river belongs to a 50-year-old man

Police say a body found in the South Saskatchewan River is that of a 50-year-old realtor from Edmonton. 

Sergeant Warren Grasham says police have ruled out foul play, but aren't saying how he wound up in the river. 

“The subject was reported missing to the Edmonton police service on the 14th of November. How is body came to be in the river is unknown to me,” said Grasham.

The man was discovered by a couple out walking their dog on Saturday. 

Dozens arrested after Saskatoon prostitution bust

The world's oldest profession results in a number of people being busted in Saskatoon. 

Police conducted two vice operations Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 on 20th Street and 33rd Street.

Death of 16-year-old boy an apparent homicide

Regina police continue to investigate the death of a 16-year-old boy whose body was found in the city’s North Central neighbourhood.

Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Popowich said an autopsy will be conducted Monday, but it appears the teen was murdered.

“We’re using the term ‘apparently homicide’ pending the results of the autopsy because until we have as much information as can be gleaned from that post-mortem examination, there is always a possibility that it is something other than what it appears," she said.