A dispute between two people sharing a house in Saskatoon's Nutana Park neighbourhood turned ugly over the weekend when a 24-year-old man living upstairs awoke to five men beating him with a wrench.
Police say one of the accused is the man who lives downstairs.
The men, who are between 23 and 33 years old, are charged with assault, break and enter and unlawful confinement. They allegedly broke into the home in the 1600 block of Wilson Crescent around 7:30 a.m Saturday.
The victim's injuries are said to be non life threatening.
Saskatoon police are asking drivers to slow down after seizing a local man's vehicle over the weekend.
They pulled the 19-year-old over after clocking him at 130 kilometres per hour in a 60-zone near 22nd Street and Hart Road.
Once they stopped the driver, they found this was the second time he had been caught doing more than 50 kilometres per hour over the speed limit.
As such, he was isued a ticket for $500 and his vehicle was taken.
Blood still stains the ground where a pit bull was shot and killed by a Regina police officer over the weekend in north central Regina, and the dog’s owner is still grieving.
Police said they were responding to an assault call on Retallack Street Saturday evening, when the suspects had taken off on foot.
A canine officer and dog were able to track them to a backyard at 1067 Rae Street, just south of 4th Avenue. That’s where Peter Cote and his pit bull Ben lived. The dog was chained up in the backyard.
Four Vancouver men will be in a Saskatoon courtroom Monday after a cocaine bust involving a rental car and hotel.
On Saturday, officers in the Saskatoon Integrated Drug Unit stopped a rental car. One of the men in the vehicle tried to run away and threw a bag to the ground as the members approached the vehicle.
Police found pre-packed cocaine in the bag. Two men, including the suspect, were taken into custody.
Officers also searched a hotel room in the 300 block of Circle Drive North where they found 43.7 grams of cocaine and $500 cash.
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Several fake WestJet accounts are being set up on Instagram, a social media site where users share pictures.
The fake accounts offer free flights or vacations for new Instagram followers. The scammers use similar account names and sometimes use WestJet’s logo. They are not, however, associated with WestJet.
It’s a common scam technique to build a large following and then sell the Instagram account.
An officer fired a gun in Regina Saturday night and killed a pitbull after it encountered a canine officer and police dog.
The Regina Police Service say they were originally called to Retallack Street around 7:30 p.m. after a man had been assaulted. The suspects had run away, but a canine officer and dog were able to track them to a backyard on Rae Street, just south of 4th Avenue.
It was a crash that claimed an Alberta woman's life and closed a highway for 13 hours.
RCMP have released further details in a crash on highway 39 near Milestone yesterday.
A car and an SUV collided, killing the 28 year old woman in the car's passenger seat. Everyone in the SUV and the driver of the car were sent to hospital.
Police don't think alcohol was a factor in the crash. However, they suspect the SUV was following close to a snowplow and was blinded by blowing snow.
Highway 39 has since been re-opened.
Saskatoon police are offering a deeper look into an average Friday night, by participating in the first annual global tweet-a-thon.
"We'll be tweeting the calls for service, giving people a realistic look into the different things they might not hear about reported in the news," said Kelsie Fraser, social media and media relations specialist with the Saskatoon Police Service.
The event includes more than 200 police services from across the world.
Police in Manitoba have found a man believed to be responsible for an arson fire in Regina.
Regina Police laid arson charges against 25-year-old Roland Bell. They allege that he started a fire at 900 Robinson Street last month.
Bell was arrested on the Sioux Valley First Nation, about 50 kilometres from Brandon.
He is only wanted for arson in the case of one fire. Investigators say the other two fires on Robinson Street that week are not connected.
Edited by CJME’s Adriana Christianson with files from Andrew Dawson
Three fires in February have led to charges against a Manitoba man.
25-year-old Roland Wendall Chase Bell of Brandon is wanted by Regina Police. They believe he is the man who started the fire at 900 Robinson Street on February 23rd.
He was arrested at the Sioux Valley First Nation near 50 kilometres south of Brandon.