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Bullets struck a police cruiser's windshield when the RCMP pursued a vehicle near Delmas April 14. Police say no one was hurt in the incident.
Bullets struck a police cruiser's windshield when the RCMP pursued a vehicle near Delmas April 14. Police say no one was hurt in the incident. submitted photo/RCMP

Close call for RCMP pursuing alleged stolen taxi near Delmas

By Angela Brown
April 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

It was a close call for police pursuing a stolen taxi near Delmas last week when shots fired hit the cruiser's windshield.

Maidstone RCMP responded to the incident with the assistance of Battlefords RCMP and the local police dog services.  

Firefighters were on the scene of a blaze at the city's waste management facility near Wearing Rd. Friday morning. The landfill was closed to the public in the morning but was set to reopen at 12 p.m. after the fire was put out.
Firefighters were on the scene of a blaze at the city's waste management facility near Wearing Rd. Friday morning. The landfill was closed to the public in the morning but was set to reopen at 12 p.m. after the fire was put out. Submitted photo/Susanne Abe

Firefighters tackle blaze at city landfill Friday morning

By Angela Brown
April 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

North Battleford firefighters battled a blaze at the city's waste management facility near Wearing Rd. Friday morning.

File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Arrest made after 'high risk' early-morning search warrant in Battleford

By Greg Higgins
April 20, 2018 - 7:29am Updated: April 20, 2018 - 5:25pm

UPDATE: Police say a 64-year-old man was remanded in custody and will appear in Battlefords Provincial Court on April 23 at 9:30 a.m. 

There were no injuries during the execution of the warrant and Mounties seized a number of firearms. 

 

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The Town of Battleford eyed the latest crime statistics at its recent meeting.
The Town of Battleford eyed the latest crime statistics at its recent meeting. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town sees collisions up, property offences down in police report

By Angela Brown
April 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Battlefords RCMP reported an overall slight increase in calls for service when it gave its report at the Town of Battleford's council meeting recently, although the town did see decreases in a number of categories.

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