Crime & Courts

Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016.
Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016. submitted photo/Cantre Family

Court hears details on mental health of teen who killed baby

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
December 12, 2017 - 6:01pm

The sentencing hearing continues this week for the teenager who brutally murdered six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre in July 2016.

A judge is weighing the evidence and will decide whether the now 18-year-old will be sentenced as a youth or an adult for the second-degree murder.

RCMP arrested a 36-year-old St.Walburg man following a a vehicle stop on Friday night.
RCMP arrested a 36-year-old St.Walburg man following a a vehicle stop on Friday night. Bryan Eneas/paNOW staff

St. Walburg man faces drug charges after arrest

By Roger White
December 11, 2017 - 9:00am

A 36-year-old St. Walburg man will appear in North Battleford Provincial Court today after a vehicle stop by RCMP on Friday night.

The man was charged with seven offences including possession of cocaine and methamphetamines for the purpose of trafficking, and driving while impaired.

Witnesses help foil and catch would-be thieves from Alberta east of the city Friday.
Witnesses help foil and catch would-be thieves from Alberta east of the city Friday. file photo/paNOW staff

Witnesses foil, catch attempted work site vehicle thieves

By battlefordsNOW Staff
December 10, 2017 - 4:42pm

Two people attempting to steal a vehicle from a work site approximately 5 kilometres east of North Battleford Friday were stopped by witnesses after they got stuck while attempting to flee. 

The incident occurred shortly after noon on Dec. 8 along Highway 40.

Four people appeared in Provincial Court on Thursday facing over 40 charges in connection with recent arrests in the area.
Four people appeared in Provincial Court on Thursday facing over 40 charges in connection with recent arrests in the area. file photo/battlefordsNOW

Four people face over 40 charges following arrests in N.B.

By Roger White
December 8, 2017 - 9:05am

Four people have been charged with multiple offences in relation to an ongoing investigation.

On Tuesday, Battlefords RCMP executed several search warrants at various locations across North Battleford and Battleford under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA)

Victims of violence in Saskatchewan will now have access to 10 days' protected leave, in order to access services, relocate or attend court.
Victims of violence in Saskatchewan will now have access to 10 days' protected leave, in order to access services, relocate or attend court. File photo/paNOW Staff

Saskatchewan offers protected leave to violence victims

By Taylor MacPherson
December 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

Victims in Saskatchewan will no longer need to worry about their job security when fleeing domestic violence, seeking support services or medical treatment, or attending court.

Saskatchewan Party leadership race candidate Rob Clarke believes in a "visible policing" approach to crime prevention.
Saskatchewan Party leadership race candidate Rob Clarke believes in a "visible policing" approach to crime prevention. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sask Party leadership candidate Clarke promotes preventative policing, boosting economy

By Angela Brown
December 7, 2017 - 11:57am

Rob Clarke believes in a more interactive strategy when it comes to crime prevention in the province, but improving the economy is also high on his priority list.

The Saskatchewan Party leadership hopeful is the sixth candidate vying for the title.

Battlefords RCMP have laid dozens of charges against individuals related to the recent crime spree in the region.
Battlefords RCMP have laid dozens of charges against individuals related to the recent crime spree in the region. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords RCMP make numerous arrests tied to recent violence

By Angela Brown
December 6, 2017 - 3:41pm Updated: December 6, 2017 - 4:14pm

Battlefords RCMP announced Wednesday they have been successful in making a number of arrests and have laid a laundry list of charges against numerous suspects in their crackdown on crime and gun violence

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