Crime News

Saskatoon police are asking for information after a 21-year-old man reported being shot in the leg Monday evening.

Police say information scarce in shooting on Preston Avenue

By 650 CKOM March 28, 2017 - 6:45am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:32am

Saskatoon police are investigating after a man was brought to hospital with a gunshot wound Monday.   Police say the 21-year-old man called them around 5 p.m. to report that he...

Members of the Saskatoon Fire Department hazmat team respond to a suspicious package call at 211 4th Avenue South on March 27, 2017.

2 suspicious package calls in Saskatoon deemed non-hazardous

By 650 CKOM March 27, 2017 - 11:29am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 4:10pm

Emergency crews responded to back-to-back suspicious package calls in Saskatoon Monday.

Police, fire and hazmat teams were first called a downtown office building at 211...

Saskatoon police reported that a cab driver was stabbed during an alleged robbery on Sunday night.

Saskatoon cab driver stabbed during robbery

By 650 CKOM March 27, 2017 - 7:00am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 7:02am

Saskatoon police are asking for information after a cab driver was attacked Sunday night.   Officers were sent to the 200 block of Avenue K South around 7 p.m. following a...

A 15-year-old was charged with first degree murder and assault on March 23, 2017 after Dylan Phillips was killed in an Avenue G home in Oct. 2016.

Murder charges laid in 10th homicide of 2016

By 650 CKOM March 23, 2017 - 3:38pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:38pm

An arrest has been made in Saskatoon's 10th homicide of 2016.   A 15-year-old boy is facing several charges related to the death of 26-year-old Dylan Phillips on Oct. 14, 2016...

Emergency crews responded after white powder was delivered to Buena Vista School on Thursday.

Buena Vista students unharmed after white powder envelope deemed 'non-hazardous'

By 650 CKOM March 23, 2017 - 2:24pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 7:14am

Emergency crews responded Thursday after white powder was delivered to a Saskatoon elementary school.

Saskatoon Public Schools Superintendent Brent Hills said an...

Leslie Black faces being labelled a dangerous offender for a 2014 attack that left a woman with damaged eyesight and amputated legs. The designation, reserved for violent criminals deemed a high risk to re-offend, carries the possiblity of an indefinite prison term.

'I still can’t forgive myself:' Man who viciously attacked homeless woman apologizes

By Taylor Macpherson March 21, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 5:05pm

The evidence phase of Leslie Ivan Black’s dangerous offender hearing concluded Tuesday with Black speaking in his own defence.

Black pleaded guilty to a charge of...

Saskatoon police chief Clive Weighill is urging people to help prevent thefts by not leaving keys in their vehicles.

Drivers told to lock-up after rash of vehicle thefts

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 7:18am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 7:18am

Saskatoon Police are out with another warning for drivers to shut off their vehicles, lock their doors and take the keys inside.   The message comes after seven vehicles were...

Leslie Black faces a hearing in Prince Albert to determine if he'll be designated a dangerous offender. The designation can carry an indefinite prison term.

Man who beat, lit woman on fire has no pattern of brutality: doctor

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 6:42am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 6:48am

PRINCE ALBERT — A psychologist says a man who beat, then set a woman on fire does not necessarily pose a high risk to reoffend.

Dr. Terry Nicholaichuk testified Monday...

Saskatoon police say bear mace was used during a home invasion at an apartment complex on Confederation Drive on Sunday.

Police say bear mace used during home invasion at Sasaktoon apartment complex

By 650 CKOM March 20, 2017 - 8:31am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 8:34am

Police are investigating an alleged home invasion at a Saskatoon apartment Sunday evening.   Officers were called to the complex on the 600 block of Confederation Drive shortly...

Delegates at the 2017 Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon heard a presentation from RCMP Thursday on rural crime watch.

RCMP encourage old and new methods to fight rural crime

By Chris Carr March 17, 2017 - 2:01pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 2:10pm

Mounties are urging people to consider using new technology to help with both preventing and solving crimes in rural Saskatchewan.

A recent spike in thefts made the...

Regina police had the 700 block of Elphinstone Street closed between First and Second Avenue  early Friday morning due to a weapons call.

6 people in custody after forcible confinement, weapons call in Regina

By 980 CJME March 17, 2017 - 7:46am Updated: March 17, 2017 - 12:20pm

Six people were taken into custody by Regina police Friday morning on Elphinstone Street as officers dealt with a weapons call. 

Police said the investigation began...

Saskatchewan Roughriders' DL Jordan Reaves is facing a cocaine trafficking charge in Winnipeg.

Saskatchewan Roughrider accused of cocaine trafficking

By 650 CKOM March 17, 2017 - 7:27am Updated: March 17, 2017 - 2:06pm

A Saskatchewan Roughrider reportedly played the entirety of the 2016 CFL season while out on bail on a cocaine trafficking charge.

Jordan Reaves, a defensive lineman...