Asquith man charged in home invasion

A 32-year-old man from Asquith, along with two men from Saskatoon, aged 33 and 46, are facing a number of charges following a home invasion in Saskatoon early Wednesday morning, August 29.

Saskatoon Police say that at approximately 1:45 a.m., August 29, 2018, patrol members were dispatched to an apartment building in the 800 block of Kingsmere Boulevard for a report of a break and enter. It was reported that three males had forced their way into a residence and threatened the occupant with a firearm before stealing items and fleeing. No one was injured during the incident.

At approximately 6:00 a.m., August 29, 2018, subsequent information led officers to a residence in the 400 block of Michener Place. Upon arrival, Police located two men believed to be suspects in the earlier home invasion. Upon searching the first suspect and his backpack, officers located a sawed-off rifle, ammunition, methamphetamine and a scale with drug packaging materials. An imitation firearm was located in the possession of the second suspect. The third suspects was located inside of the residence and arrested without incident. Officers also located a number of items in the residence, which were identified as the stolen property from the home invasion.

A 32-year-old man from Asquith, SK, a 46-year-old Saskatoon man and a 33-year-old Saskatoon man are facing numerous charges. The charges are relating to breaking and entering, wearing a disguise with intent to commit a crime and drug and firearm related charges.

It is not known at this time if the suspects and victim are known to each other.