Saskatchewan RCMP: on duty in your community - Monday, February 6 to Sunday, February 12, 2023, inclusive

February 14, 2023
Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

News release


one female occupant with pink hair
a white, 3/4 ton Ford truck
a white, 3/4 ton Ford truck

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

Saskatchewan RCMP - Your Provincial Police Service

Investigative Recap

February 7: At approximately 11:15 a.m., a male approached the Battlefords RCMP front counter and requested a ride to Lloydminster. Employees explained that they were unable to do so and the male exited the building. He then began stabbing the windows of the detachment with a knife. Officers at the detachment safely arrested the male. No injuries were reported and the windows received minor damage. The 25-year-old man was charged with one count, mischief, Section 430(4) Criminal Code; one count, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, Section 88(2), Criminal Code; one count, carry a concealed weapon, Section 90(2), Criminal Code; and one count, fail to comply with probation order, Section 733.1(1), Criminal Code. He is scheduled to appear in North Battleford Provincial Court on March 6, 2023.

February 7: Indian Head RCMP investigating fatal collision

February 8: Kindersley RCMP investigating break-in, flight from police

February 8: Two arrested without incident after flight from police, resisting arrest

February 9: Kindersley RCMP investigating fatal collision

February 10: Battlefords RCMP Gang Task Force: 8 kg of cocaine seized, numerous arrests after trafficking delivery service dismantled

February 10: Suspect sketches released: Esterhazy/Stockholm homicide investigation

February 12: At 3:00 p.m. Rosthern Detachment received a report of a suspicious vehicle on Beardy's & Okemasis' Cree Nation. The vehicle was described as a white truck with a black tailgate with two male occupants and one female occupant with pink hair. The male had their faces covered with bandanas. Approximately an hour later, in a rural area in the RM of Duck Lake, approximately 15 kilometers north of the initial report, a weapons report was made to Rosthern RCMP. The victim came upon a white, 3/4 ton Ford truck with two males with their faces covered and one female with pink hair, matching the description from the first report. It was reported the suspects discharged a firearm at the victim as they drove away southbound. If you have information about the truck or the three occupants, please contact Rosthern RCMP at 306-232-6400 or call 310-RCMP.

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 February, 6 to 12, 2023

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 6,020
Highest volume of calls for service was on February 11, 2023 1,099
Reports of Impaired Drivers (RID calls) 31
Persons Offences (number of incidents, not victims)
Homicide 1
Homicides year to date (January, 2023 to last day encompassed in this report) 3
Sexual assaults 24
Sexual crime - other (invitation to sexual touching, sexual interference) 13
Aggravated Assault 2
Assault 139
Assault with weapon or cauing bodily harm 57
Robbery 6
Firearms (use of in the commission of an offence, discharge with intent, pointing a firearm) 4
Kidnapping/forcible confinement 5
Harassment/uttering threats 80
Other persons offences (domestic or family dispute, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, extortion with firearm, mischief – danger to life, etc.) 25
Property Offences
Break and Enter Total 84
Number of break and enters to a business 13
Number of break and enters to a residence 56
Number of other break and enters (encompasses sheds, storage containers, unattached garages, etc.) 15
Theft Total 162
Other theft over $5,000 26
Theft $5,000 or under 121
Number of theft of motor vehicle 15
Mischief 454
Number of mischief - damage to property 97
Number of mischief - obstruct enjoyment of property (example: unwanted, intoxicated person at a residence) 357
Other Criminal Code Offences
Bail violations 134
Breach of probation 30
Failure to appear 35
Disturbing the peace 148

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).
July 2022
Intimate partner violence 421
Family violence 438
August 2022
Intimate partner violence 385
Family violence 389
September 2022
Intimate partner violence 347
Family violence 361
Total intimate partner violence July-September, 2022 1153
Total family violence July-September, 2022 1188
Impaired-related offences 90
Number of roadside suspensions 5
Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle 14
Speeding (this does not include automated speed enforcement fines issued) 1320
Fines issued 833
Warnings issued (education-focused interaction between police and public) 487
Collisions 237
Dangerous driving 7
Fatal collisions (number of incidents, not victims) 2

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 138
Breach of peace 131
911 Act – other activities 177
Suspicious person/vehicle/property 196
Mental health act (generally, police officers responding to reports of persons thinking about suicide, or people with mental illness and requiring assistance): 203

Non-suspicious sudden deaths/Coroner's Act (Every non-suspicious sudden death police officers respond to including reports of persons who died by suicide, natural, accident or undetermined. Specific breakdowns by cause of death are unavailable.)



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