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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 or on Twitter @jjjarthur.

Lawyer eyes Charter challenge against minimum sentence in sex assault case

A local lawyer said he plans to challenge a mandatory minimum sentence for his client, just convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. Phillip Durocher was in a Prince Albert court Friday to hear the judge’s decision on allegations that he snuck into the girl’s...

Macbeth opens with power in the seats and on the stage

Thursday was a night of power and performance at the E.A. Rawlinson Centre, with Prince Albert’s political elite turning out for the premiere of Spark Theatre’s Macbeth. The opener for the show’s three-night run attracted Minister Joe Hargrave, Prince Albert Northcote MLA Nicole Rancourt, Mayor...

‘A big fat yes’: Insite coordinator says Prince Albert should open safe injection site

Prince Albert should open a safe injection site before a bad situation gets worse, says a senior staff member from Canada’s first legal facility for injecting drugs. Tim Gauthier, clinical coordinator at Vancouver’s Insite, was the keynote speaker at the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region’s...

Charges dropped against third accused in Wahpeton sexual assault case

Carlos Moosomin was set to face trial Tuesday for a nine-year-old sexual assault case. But the day before, in only a matter of hours, the case against him crumbled. Moosomin’s two co-accused, Kenneth Crowe Jr. and Charles Morin, pleaded guilty to sexual assault Monday morning at...

‘This is mob rule’: candidate objects to restoration of Fond Du Lac chief

Louie Mercredi has been restored as chief of the Fond Du Lac Denesuline First Nation, after an appeals tribunal reversed its decision to throw out election results. The tribunal issued a ruling last week pointing to a “clear violation” of election law, after noting that...

Teen stabbing victim in stable condition as mother reveals new details

The teenage girl stabbed at a high school football party last weekend is now in stable condition, her mother revealed. She said the girl, a St. Mary student, was stabbed five or six times at what she called a “rookie party” for players on the...

Buffalo Narrows man jailed for attack on mushroom traders

Two Quebecois cousins passing through Saskatchewan in search of wild mushrooms picked up the wrong hitchhiker last year. They wound up defending themselves from an attempted robbery – possibly involving a machete – that earned one of their attackers a nine-month sentence, according to...

P.A. police seek missing senior

UPDATE: Prince Albert police reported that Hodgson has been found safe. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 66-year-old man. Lee Hodgson was last seen by his family on October 12, 2017, the Prince Albert Police Service reported. Hodgson is from Prince...

Jury trial cancelled at last minute, one accused to go before judge

About 140 prospective jurors spent Monday morning in Prince Albert’s Court of Queen’s Bench, waiting to see if they’d serve for a sexual assault trial. All of them were sent home. Two of the accused, Kenneth Crowe and Charles Morin, entered guilty pleas. The...

Officer draws sidearm to deal with drunken armed woman

A police officer was forced to draw his weapon after a woman came at him with a large knife, police say. On the morning of October 13, police arrived at a residence on the 900 block of 17 Street West to deal with a “heavily...

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