There were 98 calls for service to the Weyburn Police Service during the period of Jan. 28 to Feb. 3.
A semi was travelling east on First Ave NE on Jan. 28 when it caught and pulled down a power line; the driver felt a strange sensation and pulled over. The road was blocked off while SaskPower repaired the line. An accident report was done; no charges were laid in the accident.
Numerous acts of vandalism were reported from an apartment/condo complex on Jan. 30. The side mirrors were either broken off or damaged on approximately 13 vehicles. Police gathered evidence from the scene of the damage and the matters are under investigation.
Police responded to an accident on Highway 39 across from River Park on Jan. 28. A semi-tractor trailer unit was passing a grain hauling truck in the right side lane when it was forced to move over to the ditch as the road narrowed. The trailer rolled onto its side in the ditch. No charges were laid in the accident.
Police received a complaint from an area resident on Friday about snow machines riding across his yard. He was advised to call when it happens and police will deal with the issue. Residents are reminded that you cannot ride snow machines within city limits except for limited designated areas.
An elderly woman was reported missing from a Care Home on Friday. After checking numerous coffee shops and restaurants the police were going to call out the Weyburn Fire Department to assist in the search, when the missing person returned to the home unharmed.
An employee from a local hotel called in a complaint of mischief on Jan. 29. Officers attended and found that a man had broken the railing off of a stairwell; a picture of the man was given to the police. All of the local bars were checked and the suspect was not found. Police are investigating the incident.
Police received a call about a man drinking in the bathroom at a local business on Jan. 28. The man was located and did have alcohol, and he was charged with having beverage alcohol in a public place which carries a fine of $250.
During some local bar checks on Jan. 29, police had spoken to a man who appeared to be intoxicated. He was seen driving later that night, he was arrested for impaired driving and taken to the Weyburn Police Service. He was subsequently charged for impaired driving and driving while over .08.
Officers attended a local Group Home; one of the clients had punched another on Jan. 29. The man was spoken to about his actions and he was told about the consequences. No charges were laid in the assault.
The former foster child of an elderly couple turned up on their doorstep on Jan. 30 and she was intoxicated. Police arrested her for being drunk in public and lodged her in cells, and she was found to have an arrest warrant in Regina. She was released the following morning and caught the bus to Regina.
Police received a complaint of a man staggering down an east area street on Jan. 30. The intoxicated man was lodged in police cells until he was sober and was released.
While doing a walk-through at a local bar on Jan. 31, an employee requested that police remove a patron for causing a disturbance. A 29-year-old male was asked to leave which he did willingly.
Police responded to a domestic disturbance, a man and woman had assaulted each other on Friday. The man left the residence to stay at a hotel for the night, and neither person wanted to pursue charges.
During a routine traffic stop on Saturday, police noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Approximately 117 grams of marijuana was found in the vehicle, resulting in two adult males being arrested for possession for the purpose of trafficking.
Police responded to a domestic disturbance on Saturday. They discovered that the recently separated couple was having a dispute over property; they were advised to pursue the matters through civil court.
Two males who were drinking and sending increasingly disturbing text messages to each other on Saturday were told to cease communication and to avoid any contact.
The driver of a vehicle travelling too fast for road conditions collided with a parked vehicle, damaging the front end of her vehicle on Saturday. She was transported to the hospital by EMS with undetermined injuries. The parked vehicle sustained damage on the bumper. The driver was charged for driving at a speed greater than is reasonable and safe.
A call was received about an intoxicated man at a local gas station on Sunday. Police removed the man and lodged him in cells until he was sober.
Police responded to a fight at a local bar on Sunday. A man was causing a disturbance; he was asked to leave the area and did.
Police were called about a man driving without a valid driver’s license on Sunday. The vehicle was located and the man was issued a ticket for driving without a license.
There have been a number of complaints about residents pushing snow onto the streets with their quads. Unlicensed vehicles cannot be driven within city limits, and there is a bylaw stating that you cannot push snow onto the street.