Today file - Aug. 24, 2014

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A year ago in the Times-Herald, police and fire calls for the last 24 hours

Today File

A year ago in the Times-Herald

When Arlyce Thompson and Heather Carruthers put the call out for quilts to send to High River’s flood victims, it was answered – in a very big way. Thompson and Carruthers, business partners at Moose Jaw’s Quilter’s Haven, have been spearheading quilting efforts for charity for some time. When the floods broke out in High River, Alts., Carruthers said, the pair felt they had to do something.

- Aug. 24, 2014

Police calls

The Moose Jaw Police Service responded to 61 calls for service between 7 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday including six alarms, one curfew check, one warrant executed and four 911 calls.

Police located a stolen vehicle after receiving a report of an erratic driver with the plate number. The truck was stolen out of Regina Beach. The truck was located in the back alley of the 800 block of Main Street North. A male youth is in custody.

There was an attempted break and enter at a school on the 800 block of Caribou Street West. Responding to an alarm call at the school, police found a broken window but no entry was gained. There were no witnesses to the incident.

There was another break and enter into a garage on the 1000 block of Monk Avenue at 6 a.m. on Sunday. It is still under investigation.

There was a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident on Ross Street East at First Avenue Northweast on Saturday afternoon. There was one minor injury and the driver was charged with no operators license and disobeying a stop sign. Damage is estimated at $15,000.

There was also a hit and run on the 1200 block of Main Street North with damage estimated at $1,500. There are no suspects, witnesses or paint transfer.

Police dealt with a complaint of a noisy band in Crescent Park at 8:33 p.m. The band had a permit to perform until 10 p.m. After a man was advised of the complaint, he turned the base down for the comfort of people living in the area.

There was one call of a suspicious vehicle and four calls of mischief, including a window damaged on a house on the zero block of Iroquois Street East by a potato with $500 damage and a house and vehicle egged overnight with no damage on the 200 block of Lillooet Street East.

Police handled an erratic driving report, five disputes, an intoxicated man, an impaired driver, an unwanted guest and two people were warned under the noise bylaw while one homeowner was issued a ticket on the 1000 block of Monk Avenue.

Police also assisted EMS with getting into a residence on the 200 block of Fairford Street East to help a patient. Police also located and transported a sick woman to the Moose Jaw Union Hospital.

Fire calls

The Moose Jaw Fire Department responded to two calls between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday. At 3:03 p.m. crews responded to First Avenue Northeast and Ross Street East to assist police.

At 6:10 p.m. engines responded to the 800 block of Grandview Street West for an activated fire alarm.

Organizations: Moose Jaw Police Service, EMS, Moose Jaw Union Hospital Moose Jaw Fire Department

Geographic location: High River, Moose Jaw, Monk Avenue Ross Street East Regina Beach Crescent Park Iroquois Street East Lillooet Street East Fairford Street East

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