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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.

Child molester gets three years in plea deal

Content warning: story contains descriptions of child abuse At 22, George Edward Sanderson seemed a mild-mannered, promising young man. He was “polite and shy.” He graduated from high school with academic awards, and was taking a training course to become an electrician. That’s the picture his defence...

Councillors feud over emails

Depending on who you ask, a new policy before City Council is either a major time saver or a threat to municipal democracy. On Monday, council’s executive committee passed a motion to deal with what one councillor called the “overwhelming emails that have inundated administration.”...

Judge grants bail to man charged in weekend attack on officer

Trevor Broussie, charged in connection with an alleged attack that left a police officer with an injured hand, was released on bail Tuesday. Broussie is facing charges for assault on a police officer and attempting to overcome resistance through choking. The charges stem from an...

Police run vehicle off the road to end high-speed chase

Police drew their firearms at the end of a dramatic high-speed chase, after using a spike belt to intercept a fleeing vehicle by the Diefenbaker Bridge. The vehicle reportedly drove off, at a high rate of speed, soon after police arrived on a disturbance call...

Bus route changes pass at council

City council has voted to pass transit route changes and extended bus hours, against the opposition of a councillor who said it leaves out residents in Crescent Acres. The changes will lop two kilometres off the 15 Street rush hour service, and rejig stops along...

Mistawasis murder case inches slowly forward

Danny Lee Ledoux appeared in provincial court Monday to watch his new lawyer attempt to set an inquiry date, but the case was adjourned yet again.

Officer allegedly assaulted during sex assault investigation

Police say a man assaulted an officer, apparently by choking, as they responded to a report of an attempted sexual assault. Trevor Broussie appeared in Prince Albert’s provincial courthouse Monday morning to face charges of assaulting an officer and overcoming resistance by choking. He was...

‘My uncle by blood’: Dylan Bennett’s alleged attacker denied bail in West Flat arson case

Tommy Lee Sakebow is facing charges for several incidents, including for allegedly stabbing his nephew and allegedly raping a woman on Pelican Lake First Nation

Powerful narcotic connected to overdose at Sask. Pen

A substance that apparently caused an overdose at Saskatchewan Penitentiary last month has tested positive for carfentanil, a drug said to be 100 times more powerful than fentanyl. The RCMP reported that a 22-year-old inmate was found unresponsive at the federal institution on July 15...

SWAT bust nets about $10,000 worth of cocaine

Police seized thousands of dollars worth of cocaine on Wednesday, after a SWAT team assisted in a search of an East Hill residence. The Prince Albert Police Service reported that two people were arrested following the search, which also turned up multiple cell phones, drug...

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