RCMP arrest one, search for two in Elfros bank robbery

RCMP have arrested one man in connection to an armed robbery in Elfros, the same town where a hotel and bar went up in flames Thursday morning.

Levon Desjarlais is accused of using a gun to rob a bank in town Tuesday night. He allegedly walked into the bank with a mask and a gun and demanded cash before fleeing in a car.

Police later found the car. Two men left rhe car and ran into a heavily wood area on the Fishing Lake First Nation.

RCMP are still looking for two other men, Joseph and Caleb Desjarlais, from the Fishing Lake First Nation.

School bus driver to be charged after Prince Albert crash

A Prince Albert school bus driver is being charged after a collision involving his bus and a car Thursday morning.

The car hit the school bus an at intersection where, police say, the bus ran a stop sign.

Children were on the bus at the time of the crash. A police officer at the scene said no one on the bus was hurt.

A five-year-old boy was the passenger in the car at the time.. He was being assessed at the scene.

Officers at the scene say the bus driver will be charged with undue care and attention.

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UPDATE: Man accidentally released from custody in Regina

Police are looking for an 18-year-old man who was accidently released from custody in Regina more than two weeks ago.
Brandon Richard Krewenchuk was brought to provincial court on September 22 to face charges of break and enter with the intent to commit an indictable offence, and theft. He was supposed to be held in custody but was somehow allowed to walk away.

No one with Saskatchewan Corrections noticed the error until this past Wednesday.

UPDATE: Murder charges in Caswell Hill stabbing death

The man arrested by police in connection to a stabbing Wednesday night has been charged with second degree murder.

Saskatoon police arrested the 34-year-old  man after a 32-year-old man was stabbed in the 200 block of 26th Street West Wednesday night. The 32-year-old was taken to hospital by ambulance where he later died of his injuries.

His name will not be released at this tim and the Major Crime Unit is investigating.

The 32-year-old suspect will appear before a Judge Friday morning. He also faces charges of Breach of Undertaking.

Sask. woman wants more support for murder victims' families

Victims of violent crime can now apply for more money in Saskatchewan, but a woman whose brother was killed in Saskatoon said there still needs to be better support for victims’ families.

Some of the recent changes to the Victims Compensation Program include funding counselling services for homicide witnesses and children who witness domestic violence. But Melanie Holdner believes there is a lack of services specific to helping family members of homicide victims, referred to as “secondary victims.”

Sandy Bay woman dies in police custody

A 39-year-old woman died while being held in custody at Sandy Bay.

The woman, who lived in the community, was found unresponsive in a prison cell at the Sandy Bay RCMP detachment Monday night. Paramedics were called but the woman was pronounced dead a short time later.

The Saskatoon Police Service Major Crime Unit is handling the investigation. It will report the results of their investigation to the Ministry of Justice.

Mounties seek duo suspected in Lumsden car break-ins

After half a dozen vehicles were broken into and robbed, RCMP in Lumsden are asking the public for help to find whoever is responsible.

Mounties say windows were smashed out in five vehicles around noon on Sept. 8. All of the vehicles were parked on Highway 54 north of Highway 11. Various things were taken from them.

Bear mace, firearm used in alleged armed robbery Tuesday

Saskatoon Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery of a convenience store in the 1100 block of Central Avenue Tuesday night.

At about 11:45 p.m., Oct. 7, police arrived at the scene after reports that two males of aboriginal descent entered the convenience store with bear mace and a firearm. They demanded cash from the employee before fleeing the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. They were last seen traveling westbound on 111th Street.

Regina car-lot fire could have been arson

Fire investigators believe a fire at a car lot in Regina early Wednesday morning was deliberately set.

Regina Fire & Protective Services were called to the storage lot just before 3 a.m. on Winnipeg Street near Mount Pleasant Park. Crews found a fire spreading from a car to a semi trailer.

"We opened the back door (of the car). It was packed full of milk crates, rags, other combustible materials," recounted Fire Marshall Randy Ryba.

4 people hurt in 2 separate Regina assaults

A pair of teen girls are facing charges after a teenage boy was hurt in an assault early Wednesday morning.

The Regina Police Service (RPS) was called shortly after 1 a.m. by someone who saw a group of people fighting in the street on the 4000 block of 3rd Avenue.

Officers found a 16-year-old boy with serious injuries.