All Drivers Sober in Long Weekend Checkstop
On July 4th Corman Park Police Service joined the Martensville RCMP who were conducting a high visibility check stop on Highway 12 just south of Martensville. Over a thousand vehicles passed through the check stop and all drivers were found to be sober. Members would like to thank the public for enjoying the long weekend responsibly.
Charges Laid After Five Hour
RV Park Standoff
Members from Patrol, the Tactical Support Unit, the Crisis Negotiation Team and the Canine Unit worked together to peacefully resolve a five-hour stand-off with a barricaded person on July 6.
At approximately 9:15 p.m., July 6, 2021, Police responded to an altercation at an RV park near Highway 16 and 71st Street West involving three individuals in possession of weapons. Two men and a woman were located outside of a motorhome upon arrival; two of them were taken into custody without incident. The third suspect, a 52-year-old man, refused to comply with officer commands and barricaded himself inside the motorhome. It was believed that he was in possession of a firearm.
The suspect acted in an aggressive manner towards Police, threatening them and at one point, threw a knife at officers. Police successfully deployed a conducted energy weapon (CEW) and took the suspect into custody without further incident. He was assessed on scene by paramedics before being transported to SPS Detention. A rifle was located inside the motorhome.
To ensure public safety, individuals camping nearby were evacuated from the area during the incident. No one was injured.
A 52-year-old Langham, SK man is facing four firearms-related offences and is charged with Assaulting a Police Officer and Causing a Disturbance.
A 40-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man, both from Saskatoon, are also charged with Causing a Disturbance. The incident will be reviewed in accordance with SPS policy.
Blaine Lake RCMP Investigating Suspicious Church Fire
On July 8, 2021 at approximately 12:55 p.m. Blaine Lake RCMP was called to a structure fire at a church on Petrofka Road.
It is believed the fire had been burning for some time before police were called. Upon arrival, the church had already been destroyed by fire. Officers confirmed the church was no longer in use prior to the fire and no one was injured by the fire.
Blaine Lake RCMP and Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency fire investigators are investigating. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, but initial investigation has determined that it is suspicious in nature.
Anyone with information about this fire should call the Blaine Lake RCMP at 306-497-3600. If you wish to report a tip anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Warman RCMP Investigating Fatal Single Motor Vehicle Rollover
On July 10, 2021 at approximately 4:50 p.m., Warman RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover near the intersection of Valley Road and Range Road 3052 in Corman Park.
Initial investigation has determined that a vehicle was travelling eastbound on Valley Road when it left the roadway and rolled. The driver, a 44-year-old male from Saskatoon, was declared deceased on scene. His next of kin has been notified. There were no passengers in the vehicle.
Warman RCMP and a RCMP collision reconstructionist continue to investigate.