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Media Release - Police Appealing to the Public for Information in Jordan Ballantyne Homicide

Media Release – Police Appealing to the Public for Information in Jordan Ballantyne Homicide

File 2018-22388 – Today marks the two-year anniversary of the death of Jordan Ballantyne. Two years ago, on Friday, July 13, 2018, at 9:07 p.m., police and EMS responded to a call of a male person down in a yard near the intersection of 6th Avenue East and 20th Street. This male was identified as Jordan Ballantyne. Jordan Ballantyne’s death has been deemed a homicide and continues to be investigated by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Prince Albert Police Service. Police would like to th ...

Media Release - Police Substation Front Office to Re-open July 7

Media Release – Police Substation Front Office to Re-open July 7

The Prince Albert Police Service would like to inform the public that the front office at the police substation will re-open Tuesday, July 7. The front office at the substation, located at 40-10th Street East will be open to the public each weekday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The front office had been closed since March 16 due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus. Members of the public are asked not to enter the building if they are sick or showing symptoms of COVID-19. The public is al ...

Media Release - Weekend Update June 29, 2020

Media Release – Weekend Update June 29, 2020

Prince Albert Police responded to 259 calls for service over the weekend. The majority of calls involved disturbances and intoxicated persons. File 2020-23277 – CED Deployment Police were called to the 900 Block of 2nd Street East just before midnight Sunday for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, police located a 21-year-old man threatening to harm himself with a broken piece of glass. Police attempted to disarm the man through communication but the man continued to cause self-harm. A Condu ...

Media Release - Prince Albert Police Issue Multiple Tickets for Distracted Driving During One-Day Blitz

Media Release – Prince Albert Police Issue Multiple Tickets for Distracted Driving During One-Day Blitz

Prince Albert Police focused on distracted driving during a one-day traffic safety blitz in the city June 24. The initiative was in conjunction with SGI’s June traffic safety spotlight. Over the course of eight hours, members with Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) and the Prince Albert Police Traffic Services section issued 15 tickets to drivers using their cell phones while behind the wheel. The Prince Albert Police Service would like to remind the public that it is illegal to use, hold ...

Media Release - Prince Albert Police Open to Discussing Police Response with PAGC

Media Release – Prince Albert Police Open to Discussing Police Response with PAGC

Prince Albert Police are aware of a video on Facebook showing two members of the police service responding to a call outside a local business the evening of Friday, June 26. Police were called to the 200 Block of 32nd Street West for a report of a man attempting to fight multiple people in the area just before 8 p.m. The video posted to social media shows police detaining two males outside the business. In the video, one man is shown being taken to the ground by a member of the Prince Albert Police Ser ...

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