Man accused of endangering lives by cutting gas meters in downtown Regina

Regina police say they’ve arrested and charged a man with endangering lives after he allegedly cut the lines on multiple gas meters — at one point even threatening a fire inspector who investigators say caught him in the act. Police say late Saturday night, a caller in the city’s downtown reported hearing a gas leak and seeing someone running away, and over the next several hours police say there were numerous other reports of damaged and leaking gas meters.

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RCMP lay first-degree murder charges in Manitoba man’s death

Manitoba RCMP have laid first-degree murder charges in what they call the “calculated and planned” killing of a man whose remains were found in the trunk of a burnt-out car last year. Police say James Vernon Giesbrecht was killed last October and his remains were discovered in the vehicle on the outskirts of Brandon. On Monday, Mounties arrested 28-year-old Redstone Wombdiska and 36-year-old Joseph Lindsay and charged them with first-degree murder.

Man convicted of killing woman in Saskatchewan arrested in B.C., parole suspended

A man who brutally murdered an Indigenous woman in Saskatoon is back in custody and his parole has been suspended. Victoria police say Kenneth MacKay, who is 49, was arrested Friday but did not provide further details. MacKay was found guilty of first-degree murder for the killing of 21-year-old Crystal Paskemin in 2000. He received an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years.

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