There have been 15 break and enters, 2 robberies, 5 motor vehicle thefts with an additional three attempted motor vehicle thefts, 3 break and enters involving theft of firearms and 1 arson in Denare Beach and Creighton areas reported to police since October 1 with the majority being reported last week. Initial investigation has determined some of these incidents may be connected. They are actively investigating and working to arrest those responsible for these crimes. No charges have been laid at this time.
A second fire was reported to police shortly before 8:00 Friday night. A deceased person was located inside a residence on Spruce Street in Denare Beach by Creighton Fire Department. Creighton RCMP will continue to work with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service to determine if the death is considered suspicious in nature. Investigators are also working to determine whether this fire is connected to previously reported incidents and are working with fire investigators from Saskatchewan Public Safety Association to determine the cause.
Sgt. Kelly Dinsdale, Creighton RCMP Detachment Commander is asking members of the public to ensure their residences, outbuildings and vehicles are locked. They are actively investigating these incidents and to assist with their investigation, they are asking the public to please report all suspicious persons or activity to police immediately.