Crime & Courts

Sunrise Spyglass received six months in jail in total for mischief and assault for an incident involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords.
Sunrise Spyglass received six months in jail in total for mischief and assault for an incident involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Man sentenced for mischief, assault involving local Lighthouse

By Angela Brown
January 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

A man who appeared in North Battleford provincial court Tuesday will be going to jail for six months on charges of mischief and assault involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords.

Sunrise Spyglass pleaded guilty to mischief and assaulting a peace officer on Jan. 5.

A man facing a child luring charge appeared in North Battleford provincial court on Tuesday.
A man facing a child luring charge appeared in North Battleford provincial court on Tuesday. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Man facing luring charge appears in court

By Angela Brown
January 9, 2018 - 2:22pm Updated: January 10, 2018 - 8:21am

A man facing charges of child luring made his first appearance in North Battleford provincial court Tuesday. 

Lester Wayne Brook Favel, 32 was released under court-ordered conditions and is to have no contact with the complainant or anyone under the age of 16.

North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs of additional policing and other related charges for cannabis sales as well as production, as discussed at council's meeting Monday.
North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs of additional policing and other related charges for cannabis sales as well as production, as discussed at council's meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. City Hall looking at cost to city related to cannabis sales

By Angela Brown
January 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs associated with cannabis sales if the city decides to allow for retailing, following the province’s announcement the city is entitled to two permits for retail outlets in the city.  

A 32-year-old man from the Battlefords area has been arrested and charged in connection with a complaint received from a youth regarding unwanted electronic messages from an adult male.
A 32-year-old man from the Battlefords area has been arrested and charged in connection with a complaint received from a youth regarding unwanted electronic messages from an adult male. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford man charged with child luring

By Roger White
January 9, 2018 - 8:36am

A 32-year-old man from the Battlefords area has been arrested and charged in connection with a complaint received from a youth regarding unwanted electronic messages from an adult male. 
 

Clayton Favel, is facing charges of attempted murder, plus numerous other charges, in relation to a Jan. 5 shooting incident in North Battleford.
Clayton Favel, is facing charges of attempted murder, plus numerous other charges, in relation to a Jan. 5 shooting incident in North Battleford. Facebook/Clayton Favel

Man facing attempted murder charge in North Battleford

By Angela Brown
January 8, 2018 - 11:03pm

A man facing a charge of attempted murder appeared in North Battleford provincial court Monday after a shooting incident in the city three days ago.

Clayton Favel, 19, who is in custody, made his first court appearance.

The province of Saskatchewan has announced that SLGA will issue approximately 60 cannabis retail permits to private operators in as many as 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nations communities.
The province of Saskatchewan has announced that SLGA will issue approximately 60 cannabis retail permits to private operators in as many as 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nations communities. file photo/ Canadian Press

North Battleford eligible for 2 marijuana retail outlets; town eligible for 1

By Roger White
January 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Saskatchewan government has announced with the upcoming legalization of marijuana, North Battleford will be allowed to have two retail marijuana stores and the Town of Battleford will be allowed one retail store. The City of Meadow Lake is also eligible for one cannabis retail location.

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