RCMP Reports – November 25 to December 1, 2014


Unity RCMP are investigating a series of truck thefts that have occurred at rural farm yards in the detachment area. Four trucks were stolen the night of Nov. 24. Two of the trucks were later recovered. The Unity and Wilkie RCMP have been working with Battlefords Rural and Biggar RCMP, and have made several arrests in relation to this.

Police are urging residents to lock all vehicles and remove keys and all valuables from vehicles. ALL VEHICLES STOLEN HAD THE KEYS LEFT IN THEM!

There was a two-vehicle collision on Highway 29 north of Wilkie, Saskatchewan. There were no injuries. The driver of the vehicle that failed to yield right of way to the vehicle on Highway 29 was charged with driving at a speed greater than reasonable and safe.

Police initiated a traffic stop and charged a 20-year-old North Battleford male with driving while disqualified.

RCMP received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle in Denzil SK. Members located the vehicle and spoke with the vehicle driver. No need for police action.

Police received a complaint of a damaged side mirror on a vehicle. Reported for insurance purposes.

There were two reports of a malfunction with the railway crossing arms in Unity.

Members received a complaint that there was a square hay bale blocking the north lane on Highway 14 in Unity.  Members attended but the bale had already been removed.

RCMP received a complaint of a stolen truck, which had the keys left inside. The truck was later recovered in Vermilion, Alta. This matter is still under investigation and is not believed to be associated with the truck thefts that occurred Nov. 24.

There was a report of a vehicle collision with a deer.

Police received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Main Street in Unity. One driver was issued a 72-hour driving suspension after blowing a warning when members requested a breath sample.

There were also two traffic complaints, two false 911 calls and one false alarm.

Persons with information about crimes being committed in the Unity/Wilkie/Macklin areas 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 at 1-800-222-8477, 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.

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