Saskatchewan RCMP: on duty in your community - Monday, June 13 to Sunday, June 19, 2022, inclusive

June 20, 2022
Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

News release


RCMP Musical Ride horses and riders ride around the grounds in Yorkton.
RCMP Musical Ride horses and riders ride around the grounds in Assiniboia.
A small, white bungalow sits on top of a trailer

Please note all information below occurred within the time period above, unless otherwise noted.

Saskatchewan RCMP – Your Provincial Police Service

  • The Musical Ride is currently on tour in Saskatchewan. This troop of up to 32 riders, all police officers, and their horses perform intricate formations and drills set to music, requiring the utmost control, timing and coordination. Have you seen the iconic Musical Ride? You still have a chance – it will be in Strasbourg June 23 and in Moose Jaw June 24 to 26. Details are available here. Attached are photos of the Musical Ride in Yorkton on June 4 and in Assiniboia on June 15.

Investigative Recap

  • June 13: Carlyle RCMP notifying the public about recent sexual assault

  • June 14: At approximately 2:15 a.m. Nipawin RCMP received a report of a break and enter at a residence in the Lucille Crescent area in Nipawin. Investigation determined the occupants woke up and found an unknown male in the residence, who then fled. Officers immediately responded and located the male approximately 10 minutes later. Ricky Young, 43, of Nipawin, SK is charged with one count of break and enter to commit mischief, Section 348(1), Criminal Code. He will appear in Nipawin Provincial Court on August 3, 2022.

  • June 14: At approximately 12:30 p.m., Tisdale RCMP received a report that a house (yes, a house), which was on a trailer for transport purposes, was stolen from Crooked River between midnight and 12:30 p.m. that day. Investigation determined an altercation occurred between an adult male and the house's owner the day after the house theft. The house has not been recovered. If you see it or know where it is, contact the Tisdale RCMP at 306-878-3810. A photo of the house is attached.

    Matthew Malley, 32, from Codette, SK was arrested and charged with one count, theft under $5,000, Section 334(b), Criminal Code, one count, uttering threats, Section 264.1(1)(a), Criminal Code and one count, assault with weapon, Section 267(a), Criminal Code. He will appear in Melfort Provincial Court on July 18, 2022.

  • June 15: Shortly before 11:30 p.m., White Butte RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway #10, approximately 10 km north of Balgonie. Initial investigation has determined a southbound vehicle was driving in the northbound lane shortly before the collision occurred. A 25-year-old female from the Fort Qu'Appelle area was declared deceased at the scene by EMS. An adult female was transported to hospital in Regina by STARS. The investigation is ongoing.

  • June 15: At approximately 8:40 p.m., La Loche RCMP received a report of a person with a firearm in a vehicle. Officers located the vehicle shortly after. They located and seized a firearm, approximately 27 grams of cocaine and about 26 medication tablets. Three occupants of the vehicle were arrested. Brayden Javier, 23, Braden Laprise, 21, and Ryan Park, 19, all from La Loche were each charged with one count, possession for the purpose of trafficking, Section 5(2), Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, one count, possession of the proceeds of crime, Section 354(1)(a), Criminal Code and one count, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, Section 88, Criminal Code. Janvier was also charged with one count, fail to comply with undertaking condition, Section 145(4)(a), Criminal Code. They will appear in court in La Loche on June 20.

  • June 16: Southey RCMP investigating sexual assault

  • June 16: Southey RCMP charge two, seize firearms and drugs including fentanyl after search warrant executed in Southey

  • June 17: Ongoing search for unaccounted for swimmer at Barney's Beach near Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Fuel thefts: reports up 65% in Sask RCMP jurisdiction in 2022. There have been 305 reports of fuel theft from January 1 to June 17, 2022 in Saskatchewan RCMP jurisdiction, or an increase of 64.9% from the same time in 2021 (185 from the same time period in 2021). This includes reports of thefts from gas stations (fueling without paying), thefts from farm fuel tanks, thefts of jerry cans and drilling/siphoning of vehicle tanks. Analysis to date has determined gas stations accounted for the bulk of the theft reports at 73% of the total or 222 incidents.

We are encouraging all victims of fuel theft to report it to police – this allows our RCMP analysts to track and monitor crime trends across our province. Fuel theft can be reported online here.

Read our full release issued May 16, 2022 about fuel thefts in the province.

Report Tips and Information: If you have information about any of the above crimes, or other criminal activity, please report it to your nearest RCMP Detachment or police service, call 310-RCMP in non-emergencies, 911 in emergencies. Information can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at

Report some complaints such as damage/mischief to property under $5,000, theft of bicycle under $5,000, theft under $5,000, theft from vehicle under $5,000, lost or found property and damage/mischief to vehicle under $5000 online here.

Incidents in Saskatchewan RCMP jurisdiction June 13-19, 2022

Please note: the statistics below are representative of reports received within the Saskatchewan RCMP jurisdiction. They are from the RCMP records management system and are accurate as the day they are collected. Crime statistics are regularly updated due to changes in reporting procedures, changes in ongoing investigations, etc. As a result, the statistics below may differ from previous or future published reports.

Divisional Operational Communications Centre (does not include calls for service by the public directly to local RCMP detachments)
Calls for service total 7279
Highest volume of calls for service was on June 18, 2022 1350
Reports of Impaired Drivers (RID calls) 79

Persons Offences (number of incidents, not victims)
Homicide 0
Homicides year to date (January, 2022 to last day encompassed in this report) 10
Sexual assaults 23
Sexual crime - other (invitation to sexual touching, sexual interference) 11


Aggravated Assault 4
Assault 203
Assault with weapon or cauing bodily harm 54
Robbery 3
Firearms (use of in the commission of an offence, discharge with intent, pointing a firearm) 10
Kidnapping/forcible confinement 5
Harassment/uttering threats 105
Other persons offences (domestic or family dispute, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, extortion with firearm, mischief – danger to life, etc.) 43
Property Offences
Break and Enter Total 101
Number of break and enters to a business 18
Number of break and enters to a residence 49
Number of other break and enters (encompasses sheds, storage containers, unattached garages, etc.) 34
Theft Total 256
Other theft over $5,000 27
Theft $5,000 or under 191
Number of theft of motor vehicle 38
Mischief 560
Number of mischief - damage to property 163
Number of mischief - obstruct enjoyment of property (example: unwanted, intoxicated person at a residence) 395
Other Criminal Code Offences
Bail violations 145
Breach of probation 31
Failure to appear/comply 30
Disturbing the peace 216

Reports of intimate partner and family violence

  • Time period reported is quarterly.
  • Data represents number of victims, as there may be more than one victim on a specific investigative file. An individual victimized more than once in a timeframe would be counted more than once. Due to common relationship types in intimate and family violence categories, totals should not be combined.
  • Intimate partner refers to violence committed by spouses (legally married, separated, divorced and common-law), current and former dating partner, or someone with whom the victim was in another type of intimate relationship.
  • Family violence refers to violence committed by spouses (legally married, separated, divorced and common-law), parents (biological, step, adoptive and foster), children (biological, step, adopted and foster), siblings (biological, step, half, adopted and foster) and extended family members (grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and in-laws).
January 2022
Intimate partner violence 339
Family violence 320
February 2022
Intimate partner violence 332
Family violence 352
March 2022
Intimate partner violence 389
Family violence 395
Total intimate partner violence January-March 1060
Total family violence January-March 2022 1067
Impaired-related offences 118
Number of roadside suspensions 3
Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle 18
Speeding (this does not include automated speed enforcement fines issued) 1010
Fines issued 680
Warnings issued (education-focused interaction between police and public) 330
Collisions 151
Dangerous driving 8
Fatal collisions (number of incidents, not victims) 1

Non-offence Codes (generally, instances where Criminal Codes or Provincial/Federal Statutes aren't broken – for example abandoned vehicles, animal calls, school visits, property or wellbeing checks, etc.)

Assistance 301
False alarms 348
Breach of peace 119
911 Act – other activities 197
Suspicious person/vehicle/property 231
Mental health act (generally, police officers responding to reports of persons thinking about suicide, or people with mental illness and requiring assistance): 189
Non-suspicious sudden deaths/Coroner's Act (generally, police officers responding to reports of persons who died by suicide. Individual numbers associated to people who died by suicide would require a manual review of all RCMP files under this code): 14


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