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Sask. authorities perplexed after entire house left in ditch


Conservation officers in Saskatchewan were left scratching their heads after an unusual case of apparent illegal dumping.

On Nov. 14, an abandoned house was reported on the side of the road around two kilometres west of Big Shell Lake, according to SaskTip, a non-profit that helps solve environmental crimes in the province.

Conservation officers believed someone was moving the home using a trailer and the building tumbled into the ditch.

SaskTip circulated photos Wednesday night in the hopes of finding someone who knew where the house came from or who owns it.

The organization offered a potential award of up to $2,000 for information that might solve the riddle.

Sixteen hours after it posted its call for tips on social media, SaskTip said the "responsible party" had been identified.

SaskTip said the incident is still under investigation.

Big Shell Lake is located roughly 130 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon. Top Stories

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