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Arthur White-Crummey

Arthur White-Crummey
Arthur White-Crummey is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 244, by email at arthur.white@paherald.sk.ca or on Twitter @jjjarthur.

‘Serious’ case of alleged child neglect comes before P.A. court

Two people are caught up in a local child neglect case that one prosecutor said is among the worst she’s ever seen. Issac A. St. Pierre and Denise J. Danttouze are facing charges for criminal negligence and aggravated assault against their own child, a seven-year-old...

‘Please give us more time’: police chief finds fault with marijuana plan

Police Chief Troy Cooper has gone from doubtful to critical on Ottawa’s marijuana plan, rejecting some key parts of the legislation and saying he’s “nervous” about next summer’s legalization deadline. Cooper has long seemed hesitant over marijuana legalization. Thursday, the day of his speech to...

‘Suspicious’ fire burns down shed in West Flat

The fire department responded to a "suspicious" West Flat shed fire on Thursday. Firefighters arrived at the scene – the 1300 block of 17 Street West – at around 2:45 a.m. Thursday. They found that a small wooden shed had “completely burned to the ground.”...

Lac La Ronge chief wins leadership award

Chief Tammy Cook-Searson will be the first recipient of the provincial chamber of commerce’s Community Leader of the Year Award. Cook-Searson heads the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and their network of band-owned businesses. Steve McLellan, CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, said the...

Man charged with stealing vehicle from YWCA homelessness program

Tipsters on Whitefish First Nation helped police catch a man who allegedly stole an SUV from the YWCA’s Homeward Bound program. Elvis Bird was arrested on September 15. He is facing charges of theft, break-and-enter and possession of stolen property. On Tuesday, a judge let...

P.A. man released as child molestation case goes forward

Note: The details of this story may be disturbing to some readers The Crown agreed to release a local man facing multiple charges for an alleged sexual offence against a child. Elias Turner, 24, is charged with sexual interference, invitation to sexual touching and sexual...

Teens arrested for robbery

Two teenage girls have been charged in connection with a Sunday gas bar robbery. At 7:52 p.m. that evening, the Prince Albert Police Service responded to the Canadian Tire gas bar on Marquis Road West for a complaint of a robbery. They were told that...

Accused in East Flat break-in out on bail

A man charged in a break-and-enter and double auto theft was granted bail on Monday. Montana Lane is facing break-and-enter and theft charges for the incident, which occurred in the East Flat last Thursday. Police responded that evening, and met a man who said someone...

Daxa declared best tracker in Canada, winning top prize in canine trials

Police Service Dog Daxa is the best tracker in the country, according to the judges at the 2017 National Championship Canine Trials this weekend. Daxa, one of Prince Albert’s two police dogs, took home first place in the event’s tracking category. Her handler, Constable Bighetty,...

Prince Albert man killed in ATV rollover

A Prince Albert man has died in an ATV rollover in Porcupine Provincial Forest. Porcupine Plain RCMP reported that the 69-year old man drove the ATV into a large dirt embankment Sunday evening. He was not wearing a helmet at the time. Police, paramedics and...

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