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Alexa Emerson has had to hire a fourth lawyer, Patrick Mcdougall, after three previous barristers withdrew from her case.

New lawyer found for Alexa Emerson

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:30am

The woman facing more than 80 charges related to white powder scares and bomb threats in Saskatoon has a new lawyer.

Alexa Emerson is now being represented by Patrick...

Alexa Emerson, a.k.a. Amanda Totchek, now faces charges related to bomb threats at Hague School and Warman High School.

More charges faced, another lawyer needed for Alexa Emerson

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:00pm

The woman suspected of sending white powder packages and bomb threats around Saskatoon is now facing charges related to two bomb scares just outside the city.


Alexa Emerson, also known as Amanda Totchek, now faces a total of 75 charges related to suspicious package and bomb threats in Saskatoon.

More charges for woman accused of white powder, bomb threats

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 10, 2017 - 4:59pm Updated: May 10, 2017 - 5:00pm

The woman accused of sending suspicious packages to Saskatoon businesses and schools is facing more charges.

Police said Alexa Emerson has been charged with six...

Residents of Hague, northeast of Saskatoon, say threats forcing the town school's evacuations are connected to the Alexa Emerson case.

Hague school evacuations tied to Alexa Emerson case: residents

By 650 CKOM April 26, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 5:15pm

Recent threats to Hague Elementary School could be related to the white powder and bomb scares in Saskatoon.

The school has been evacuated twice in the last month...

Police determined an emailed bomb threat didn't pose a threat to students at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute on April 25, 2017.

School bomb threat tied to white powder cases: police

By 650 CKOM April 25, 2017 - 2:31pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 4:57pm

Emergency crews responded to a bomb threat at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute Tuesday morning.

A letter sent to parents by principal Paul Humbert said police were...

Saskatoon police are seeking the public's help identifying a woman who released a video confession to local media relating to the white powder incidents.

Police seek help to ID woman in white powder case

By 650 CKOM April 12, 2017 - 12:56pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 1:00pm

Saskatoon police released a photo Wednesday of a woman they want to speak to in relation to the rash of white powder scares across the city.   The unknown woman is seen in a...

Alexa Emerson, also known as Amanda Totchek, is facing a combined 69 charges for 13 white powder deliveries in Saskatoon between November 2016 and April 2017.

54 new charges for woman accused in white powder scares

By 650 CKOM April 11, 2017 - 9:54am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 10:00am

The woman accused of sending packages with white powder to several Saskatoon businesses is facing more charges.

Alexa Emerson, who changed her name from Amanda Totchek,...

Amanda May Totchek, also known as Alexa Emerson, is facing charges in connection to several suspicious packages delivered to Saskatoon businesses and institutions since November 2016.

Woman accused of white powder deliveries in police custody

By 650 CKOM April 10, 2017 - 11:03am Updated: April 10, 2017 - 3:10pm

A woman accused of nearly a dozen white powder scares in Saskatoon has been arrested.   Amanda Totchek, who now goes by the name Alexa Emerson, was taken into custody Monday...

Police said an envelope stuffed with white powder was delivered to a hotel on Airport Drive around 11 a.m. on April 6, 2017.

White powder envelope delivered to Saskatoon hotel

By 650 CKOM April 6, 2017 - 12:42pm Updated: April 6, 2017 - 2:50pm

Hazmat crews were sent to another suspicious package delivery, this time at the Saskatoon Inn, Thursday morning.

Police said an envelope stuffed with white powder was...

The Saskatoon Fire Department has responded to 10 white powder incidents between Nov. 29, 2016 and March 28, 2017, racking up over $140,000 in costs.

White powder incidents cost Saskatoon Fire Department $140K

By 650 CKOM March 29, 2017 - 1:58pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

Responses to white powder scares in Saskatoon since November have cost the city’s fire department more than $140,000.

The department released its latest tally of costs...

Emergency crews responded after white powder was delivered to Buena Vista School on Thursday.

White powder delivered to Saskatoon school

By 650 CKOM March 23, 2017 - 2:25pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

Emergency crews responded Thursday after mysterious white powder was delivered to a Saskatoon elementary school.

Parents told 650 CKOM that they got messages informing...

Emergency workers quarantined the UPS Store on 21st Street E after a suspicious package containing a dark, dirt-like substance was found on Jan. 26, 2017.

Suspicious package shuts down UPS Store in downtown Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 26, 2017 - 4:23pm Updated: January 26, 2017 - 4:30pm

Emergency crews in Saskatoon had a case of déja vu Thursday afternoon after responding to a suspicious substance scare downtown.

An employee at the UPS Store on the...