A Prince Albert man accused of possessing child pornography will be going to trial this fall.
Roger D. Williams, 43, was the subject of an investigation by the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit.
He was arrested on March 1 of last year after Prince Albert Police executed a search warrant on his West Flat home.
Officers confiscated a laptop from the residence, along with hundreds of sexual photos and video images of underage girls, some believed to be as young as three years old.
He's pleaded not guilty to the single count.
keep coming for a man accused of scamming dozens of people out of deposits on an
apartment he didn't own.
Jason Allen Hartlin, 33, was looking at 18 counts of fraud for allegedly stealing cash deposits as high as $1,100 from prospective renters he met through the Kijiji classifieds site. The would-be tenants discovered the ruse when they showed up to move in.
After being the subject of a Canada-wide warrant, a Regina man was handed 23 months in a provincial jail.
Jordan Allan Bundus, a 25-year-old man was picked up along with two others in Northwest Regina back in September.
In 2011, he was found after him and another man went into hiding in Kelowna, BC. Faced with a nation-wide search warrant, the men were brought back to Saskatchewan to face charges.
Alleged Kijiji scammer Jason Hartlen will make his first court appearance in Saskatoon next week.
The 33-year-old is facing 17 charges of fraud under $5,000 after police received complaints that a man was collecting damage deposits for an apartment he didn't own.
"I'm not even going to say it's a possibility, there is more charges coming," said Staff Sergeant Keith Briant.
As of Thursday, a total of 26 people filed complaints with Saskatoon Police, saying they were scammed by Hartlen. Briant said that adds up to $27,275 in missing cash.
The Supreme Court of Canada decided to uphold the acquittal of a mother who left her newborn child in a Prince Albert Walmart washroom in 2007, dismissing a Crown appeal.
In a five-to-two vote, the Supreme Court agreed with the reasons for the acquittal of April Dawn Halkett.
“The trial judge did not err in acquitting the respondent on the basis that this subjective fault requirement had not been proved,” wrote Justice Thomas Cromwell in the majority Supreme Court decision. “The Court of Appeal was correct to uphold the acquittal.”
The attorney general of Saskatchewan is appealing the 18-month conditional sentence of Bonnie McLachlan, the former Prince Albert school teacher convicted of sexual exploitation last month.
McLachlan, 52, was found guilty of a single count of sexual exploitation and sentenced April 24 at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Prince Albert by Justice Martel D. Popescul.
A Saskatchewan man who
was shot by RCMP after leading them on a chase down Highway 16 will spend five
years in prison.
Derek Marlon Cote, 35, pleaded guilty to several charges Tuesday in Saskatoon Provincial Court. He received a three-year sentence for two break and enters in the Watrous area on April 26, which was the reason police were pursuing him.
The chase came to a head near Clavet when police stopped the car and shot Cote, who was injured and taken to the hospital. The reason for that shot is currently under investigation.
The question of whether a gunshot that went off in a truck was meant to hit a man in the front seat is the central argument in the attempted murder trial for two Saskatoon brothers.
Jeremy and Jayvin Mooswa are accused of attacking Clifton Wolfe while at an apartment party at 903 Preston Avenue on Jan. 14, 2012. According to Wolfe, they threatened to kill him, causing Wolfe to promise them money if they drove him to his house. The brothers then allegedly forced him into his own truck at gunpoint.
A former constable with the Rosthern RCMP has been given a one-year conditional sentence after admitting to using an RCMP fuel card to purchase gas for his personal vehicles.
A Saskatoon man set to go to trial for second-degree murder pleaded guilty Monday to the manslaughter of Michael Gruending.
He was 17 years old when he stabbed Gruending to death in the 2100 block of 22nd Street on Jan. 23, 2010.