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Three charged in Yorkton, Sask. home invasion

Three people are facing charges after a home invasion in Yorkton, Sask.

Yorkton RCMP received two 911 calls late Saturday morning reporting a home invasion in the 100-block of Broadway Street West. 123 more words

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Yorkton AAA hockey team disapproves of coach's language — but says it supports the message

Officials with a Yorkton midget AAA hockey team say the language its coach used in speaking to a 16-year-old player was not acceptable — even though the message was. 315 more words

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Yorkton bus driver convicted of sexually assaulting student

A Yorkton man who admitted to multiple sexual encounters with a 14-year-old girl he met while driving her school bus has been convicted of sexual assault and sexual touching after a judge dismissed his argument that Canada’s age of consent laws are unconstitutional. 548 more words

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Yorkton AAA coach on probation after profanity-laced tirade against player recorded

Josh Bear sat silently on Wednesday as he listened to the recording of an incident he experienced in person three weeks ago: his hockey coach in a profanity-laced tirade directed at him. 1,073 more words

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RCMP execute high-risk search warrant in Yorkton, Sask.

At around 6:00 a.m., Yorkton RCMP executed a high-risk search warrant on Agriculture Avenue with assistance from the Emergency Response Team and police dog services. … 42 more words

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Handcuffed prisoner who escaped custody in Yorkton, Sask. arrested

A prisoner who escaped custody while handcuffed is back in custody.

Yorkton RCMP said Kevin Poullett, 33, was arrested at a home in the Saskatchewan city at around 7:50 a.m. 96 more words

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Man found after escaping RCMP custody at Yorkton hospital

Update: Yorkton Rural RCMP have arrested a 33-year-old man who escaped their custody at a Yorkton hospital on Sunday evening.

Kevin Poullett had escaped when officers from the Yorkton Rural RCMP detachment were escorting him, who RCMP described as a prisoner requesting medical attention, to a hospital in Yorkton at 4:45 p.m on Sunday. 33 more words

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