The Saskatchewan RCMP Responded to 124 Calls to Service Between Wednesday and Monday country thunder Music Festival in Craven, Sask.
Saskatchewan RCMP South District Staff Sgt. Craig Cleary said it resulted in 19 charges.
“It includes disturbing the peace, getting lost and stolen items, missing person reports, alcohol act crimes, assault and everything in between. The highest number of calls for police assistance were on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and in total, 31 people were arrested and arrested by the police for various offences.
Some of the more serious calls were one person in possession of cocaine, two separate charges of possession for the purpose of smuggling cocaine, and four reports of assault.
The authorities also responded to reports of the theft of a giant plush banana, two Fire Prevention Acts, a noise complaint and a vehicle stuck in the mud.
The Combined Traffic Service Saskatchewan (CTSS), which included officers from the Saskatchewan RCMP, Moose Jaw Police Service and Regina Police Service, worked on road safety for the area.
“Education was important and our team issued 162 warnings to members of the public,” Konst said. Michelle Hatchi of CTSS Saskatchewan.
“CTSS officers patrolled the Craven, Lumsden and Regina Beach areas on both highway and gravel roads. Between midnight on July 15 and 4:00 am on July 18, 2022, CTSS police officers issued a total of 55 tickets and a 72-hour license suspension.
Some of the stops included 13 speeding violations, six unregistered vehicles, six failures to produce registration papers and four failures to wear seatbelts.
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