RCMP respond to several break-and-enters, vehicle fires over 24 hours

By battlefordsNOW Staff
October 25, 2016 - 12:00pm

There were nine break-ins reported to Battlefords RCMP over a 24-hour period this week.

At 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, RCMP investigated four break-ins to residences on Alfred Cres. in Cochin that appeared to have occurred overnight, according to a news release.

Later that morning, RCMP received a report of a shed broken into on Moosomin First Nation. Police said nothing was reported stolen, but there was some damage to the shed.

Then, a break-in to a residence on Clement Cres. in Cochin was reported at roughly 4:30 p.m.

Overnight, RCMP received a report of an attempted break-in to a residence on Alfred Cres. in Cochin at roughly 2 a.m. Tuesday. Police said the resident heard noises and reported the incident.

At roughly 2:30 a.m., RCMP investigated a break-in to a business on 100th St. in North Battleford, where they found a window damaged to gain entry to the building.

Police were then called to a residence on Red Pheasant First Nation just after 3 a.m., where someone reported three males breaking into the home. The three suspects fled with a small amount of stolen property. According to police, one suspect had a firearm and one had an edged weapon, but nobody was injured. The investigation is ongoing.

The break-ins were some of over 50 incidents investigated by Battlefords RCMP from 6 a.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

During the same period, police responded to two reported vehicle fires.  

The first, at 11:15 p.m. Monday, was on Highway 4. Police said nobody was located near the vehicle and there were no reported injuries.

The second was in a residential backyard, reported at roughly 2 a.m. Tuesday. The fire was extinguished at the residence on 101st St and the incident remains under investigation.



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