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Media Release - In-custody Death Investigation

Media Release – In-custody Death Investigation

File 2020-44901 The Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the death of a 30-year-old Prince Albert man. On Tuesday evening, December 1, 2020, Prince Albert Police Service members apprehended the man on a Detention Order pursuant to s. 45.1(1) of The Public Health Act. He was taken to police cells overnight and then transported to the Victoria Hospital the following morning for assessment and treatment. Prince Albert Police were later advised that the man had died in hospital on Decembe ...

Media Release - Prince Albert Police Service Announces Retirement of Deputy Chief Jason Stonechild

Media Release – Prince Albert Police Service Announces Retirement of Deputy Chief Jason Stonechild

Police Chief Jonathan Bergen announced today that Deputy Chief Jason Stonechild, after 27 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Prince Albert, has given notice of his retirement from its police service in order to pursue further professional goals in the broader Saskatchewan community. Stonechild, who grew up in Prince Albert, was promoted to Deputy Chief by Bergen in 2018.  Bergen says Stonechild will be missed. “Jason has over many years established himself as an important and well-regarde ...

Media Release - CED Deployment File 2020-44908

Media Release – CED Deployment File 2020-44908

File 2020-44908 – CED Deployment While on regular patrol in the 1700 block of 9th Ave West at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, police spotted two people attempting to break into a nearby set of mailboxes. A female suspect quickly fled the area, while the man continued to hit the mailboxes with an unknown object. The man then attempted to leave the area as well, ignoring police commands to stop. A foot pursuit ensued into a nearby alley where the suspect turned to confront the officer still hold ...

Media Release - ICRT Investigations Files 2020-44436, File 2020-44447

Media Release – ICRT Investigations Files 2020-44436, File 2020-44447

File 2020-44436 Members of the Integrated Crime Reduction Team (ICRT) have charged two women with weapons and drug-related charges following a vehicle stop just north of the city Friday evening. Just before 9:30 p.m. Friday, ICRT members stopped the vehicle for failure to display a license plate. Upon further investigation, police located numerous rounds of ammunition, a modified rifle, a can of bear spray, a knife, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. A 20-year-old woman and a 28-year-old wo ...

Media Release - Weekend Update December 1, 2020

Media Release – Weekend Update December 1, 2020

Prince Albert Police officers responded to 231 calls for service over the weekend. The majority of calls involved requests for evictions from property and disturbances. Police made 36 arrests. File 2020-44608 – Break and Enter in Progress A 29-year-old man has been charged with break and enter and possession of break-in tools after police responded to a break and enter in progress at a business in the 1000 Block of Central Avenue over the weekend. Police were called to the business at approximate ...

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