Prince Albert

Local couple exposes reality of North Battleford’s gang problem

Local couple exposes reality of North Battleford’s gang problem

Apr 9, 2024 | 9:05am
Downtown North Battleford is a “free for all” with gang members “doing whatever they want,” says a local couple who wants to see change. The pair, who own a building that has a business and residential unit, spoke to SaskToday on the condition of anonymity out of fear of retaliation. “Sadly, we see this as a failure […]
P. A. police seize handguns, cocaine, meth, and opioids

P. A. police seize handguns, cocaine, meth, and opioids

Apr 3, 2024 | 9:31am
 Two people were arrested after the Prince Albert Police Service Crime Reduction Team (CRT) and Saskatchewan Trafficking Response Team (STRT) wrapped up a drug trafficking and firearm investigation last week in Prince Albert. On March 29, police executed search warrants in the 2000 block of 15th Avenue East and the R.M. of Buckland and seized […]
One charged with firearms trafficking after 60+ firearms and 10,000 rounds of ammunition seized

One charged with firearms trafficking after 60+ firearms and 10,000 rounds of ammunition seized

Mar 9, 2024 | 2:47pm
The Saskatchewan RCMP arrested and charged a 56-year-old after they seized more than 10,000 rounds of ammunition and over 60 firearms. On March 6, Saskatchewan RCMP’s Prince Albert Crime Reduction Team and Saskatchewan RCMP’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at a residence in Viellardville.  Officers located and seized items, including: As a result, […]
Father who killed toddler in police neglect case sentenced to 16 years

Father who killed toddler in police neglect case sentenced to 16 years

Feb 26, 2024 | 4:12pm
A judge has sentenced a Saskatchewan father to 16 years for manslaughter in the beating death of his toddler. Kaij Brass of Prince Albert, Sask., was given about three year’s credit for the time he has spent in pretrial custody. An agreed statement of facts says the man repeatedly hit 13-month-old Tanner Brass in 2022. Police officers […]
Judge finds Saskatchewan Mountie who shot lover guilty of manslaughter

Judge finds Saskatchewan Mountie who shot lover guilty of manslaughter

Jan 26, 2024 | 8:11am
Family and friends of a Saskatchewan man who was shot to death by his lover gasped and cried after a judge found the Mountie guilty of manslaughter. Bernie Herman, 55, had pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of 26-year-old Braden Herman. The two men are not related. Court of King’s Bench Justice Gary Meschishnick […]
Pats gain ground on the Raiders in the playoff race with 4-3 win

Pats gain ground on the Raiders in the playoff race with 4-3 win

Jan 14, 2024 | 3:42am
The Regina Pats picked up a pair of valuable points on Saturday night with a 4-3 win over the Prince Albert Raiders. With the victory, the Pats now trail the Raiders by five points for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Jaxsin Vaughan opened the scoring for the Pats, taking advantage of a […]
Self-defence or deliberate killing: Final arguments in trial of Saskatchewan Mountie

Self-defence or deliberate killing: Final arguments in trial of Saskatchewan Mountie

Dec 13, 2023 | 1:47pm
Crown prosecutors say a Saskatchewan Mountie deliberately lured his lover to an isolated area to kill him, but the officer’s lawyer argues the shooting was in self-defence. Bernie Herman, who is 55, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of 26-year-old Braden Herman. The two men are not related. Braden Herman’s naked body was […]
Defence expected to present case in murder trial of Saskatchewan Mountie

Defence expected to present case in murder trial of Saskatchewan Mountie

Dec 7, 2023 | 9:02am
Defence lawyers are expected to present their case today in the murder trial of a former Saskatchewan Mountie.  Bernie Herman, who is 55, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of 26-year-old Braden Herman.  The two men are not related.  Braden Herman’s naked body was found in a park on the outskirts of Prince […]
First-degree murder trial hears about texts between man and Mountie

First-degree murder trial hears about texts between man and Mountie

Dec 6, 2023 | 3:01pm
The first-degree murder trial of a former Saskatchewan Mountie saw social media messages about love and sex allegedly sent between the officer and the man he is accused of killing.  Bernie Herman, 55, has pleaded not guilty in the 2021 death of 26-year-old Braden Herman in Prince Albert, Sask. The two men are not related. Court has […]
First-degree murder trial of Saskatchewan Mountie enters second day

First-degree murder trial of Saskatchewan Mountie enters second day

Dec 5, 2023 | 8:09am
Crown prosecutors say they expect to call five witnesses today during the first-degree murder trial of a former Saskatchewan Mountie. Bernie Herman is on trial for the 2021 death of 26-year-old Braden Herman.  The two are not related.  Braden Herman’s body was found in an isolated area of Little Red River Park, on the outskirts of Prince […]