Crime & Courts

Saskatoon police say a 29-year-old injured man who died in St. Paul's Hospital on Jan. 17, is the victim of murder.
Saskatoon police say a 29-year-old injured man who died in St. Paul's Hospital on Jan. 17, is the victim of murder. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Homicide investigation opened into death of 29-year-old

By CKOM News Staff
January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm

Less than a week after starting an investigation into the first reported murder of 2017, Saskatoon police are looking at another case.

Officers went to St. Paul’s Hospital around 4 a.m. Tuesday in regards to an injured man.

Rodney Wailing, 45, died after being found seriously injured in an Avenue I home on Jan. 11.
Rodney Wailing, 45, died after being found seriously injured in an Avenue I home on Jan. 11. Rodney Wailing/Facebook

Friend grieves for man reported murdered in Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
January 17, 2017 - 12:17pm

A long-time friend is still trying to come to terms with the loss of a 45-year-old man allegedly murdered last week.

Rodney Wailing died on Jan. 11after being rushed to hospital from a home on Avenue I South.

Melina Torrence said she knew Wailing for more than 20 years.

Fentanyl. W-18 is a opioid cutting agent, 10,000 times stronger than morphine.
Fentanyl. W-18 is a opioid cutting agent, 10,000 times stronger than morphine. The Canadian Press

Kindersley Police find lethal substance in counterfeit drugs

By BattlefordsNOW Staff
January 17, 2017 - 6:39am

A drug 10,000 times stronger than morphine was found in three counterfeit oxycodone tablets seized by Kindersley RCMP back in April 2016.

Police were advised of the presence of W-18 by the Health Canada Drug Analysis Centre on Jan. 13.

The standoff at this location lasted nearly two hours and stemmed from a search warrant Buffalo Narrows RCMP were executing on the home for suspected drug trafficking.
The standoff at this location lasted nearly two hours and stemmed from a search warrant Buffalo Narrows RCMP were executing on the home for suspected drug trafficking. Colton Swiderski/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Four in custody after brief standoff in Buffalo Narrows

By Colton Swiderski
January 16, 2017 - 5:06pm

With help from the Emergency Response Team from Regina, four alleged drug traffickers in Buffalo Narrows were arrested this afternoon after a two-hour standoff.

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