The Weyburn Police Service dealt with many complaints in the week of Feb. 4-10, including thefts, accidents and a number of alcohol-related disturbances.
At approx 4 a.m. on Sunday, police attended to a call in the northeast corner of the city where witnesses observed individuals rummaging through vehicles. Individuals had left prior to police arrival. Some stolen articles were recovered. The matter is under investigation.
On Feb. 8 police attended to an accident on Highway 39. A vehicle pulling a trailer slid into a snow bank and needed to be pulled out. Police directed traffic, and requested the intersection be sanded to avoid further incident.
Police received a report from a local business of an internal theft. The matter is under investigation.
Police attended an accident at the intersection of Douglas Road and Duke Street on Feb. 6; vehicles needed to be towed from the scene, but there were no injuries.
Police received a report of a theft of cash. The victim entrusted the accused to validate a winning ticket and bring him the cash. The accused who was known to the victim spent the money instead of giving it to the rightful owner. The accused has agreed to make restitution to the victim.
Police continue to get a number of complaints of vehicles parked over 48 hours on city streets. With the amount of snow fall, these vehicles make it difficult for the city to do snow removal. Vehicles parked over 48 hours will be either ticketed or towed. We would ask the residents’ cooperation in not parking them on the street for any period of time over 48 hours.
On Feb. 4, police attended a local hotel as a result of a customer leaving without paying for their room. The customer provided a credit card that was not valid. The fraud is still under investigation.
Also on the 4th police were called to a domestic conflict where one party was threatening to kill the other party. The safety of the recipients of the threats was the primary concern, and the matter is still being investigated to support criminal charges.
Police attended a motor vehicle accident on King Street involving a vehicle and a semi on Feb. 4. Vehicles had to be towed from the scene and one driver was charged for driving without due care and attention.
Police were called to investigate a woman receiving harassing phone calls of a sexual nature. The originating number was identified to a specific caller, and the matter is still under investigation.
On Feb. 5, police attended to a local hotel to deal with a drunk man trying to get into a room. Police were able to resolve the situation by finding his girlfriend to take custody of the intoxicated male.
Police responded to a call of an erratic driver on the North side of the city. Police located the vehicle and warned the driver of his actions, alcohol was not a contributing factor.
Police dealt with a conflict between friends sending inappropriate messages to each other. After the police intervened and spoke to the individuals the messaging stopped.
On Feb. 6 police attended to a residence where there was a conflict between two males. One person was threatening to attend the residence, but was reminded of their no-contact clause prior to them attending the residence. The matter was resolved without further incident.
Police assisted in locating an individual with medical issues after they were in conflict and left their home. The individual was located and returned to their home.
At approx 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 6, police attended to a local bar in regard to a fight in progress. The main instigator had departed prior to police arrival.
A short time later police were called back to the same hotel for a second altercation.
At 1:30 am on Feb. 7 police received a number of calls to a fight in progress at a second drinking establishment. There was a large group of individuals participating in the fight. The group was dispersed and the matter is still under investigation for potential criminal charges. One person was transported to hospital by EMS as a result of injuries sustained during the altercation.
Police are investigating a report of an individual attempting to get into a secure apartment building. When refused entry the individual was abusive and displayed inappropriate behavior. The matter is under investigation.
On Feb. 7 police were called to assist with a domestic dispute over custody and access of the children. The parties were encouraged to find a resolution in family court, to set guidelines for each parent to follow, that are suitable in the situation.
Police attended to a report of an erratic driver, hitting a curb in front of a restaurant. The driver appeared disoriented. It was determined the individual was suffering from medical issues, they were taken by ambulance for medical treatment.
Police attended to the rink to assist in removing a person for their inappropriate behavior on Feb. 8. The individual had made inappropriate comments and displayed behavior that required his removal from the premises. The matter was resolved without incident.
Police were called to a local hotel regarding a complaint of loud disturbance coming from a room. A family argument had gotten out of hand, and alcohol was a contributing factor. Some of the combatants were taken out of the hotel.
On Feb. 9 police were called to remove a person from the bar who was refusing to leave. On police arrival the person left without incident.
At 1 a.m. on Feb. 9, police attended to a fight at the bar. One individual was taken into custody until sober and subsequently charged for fighting in a public place.
Police received a report of a hit-and-run accident while the vehicle was parked at a local business. Information was obtained and the individual directed to SGI to report for insurance purposes.
Police attended to remove a youth from a public place for behaving inappropriately. The youth left with police without incident, agreeing not to return.
On Feb. 10, police were called to attend a local bar. The caller was concerned of being assaulted. Police attended to give the caller a ride prior to a conflict ensuing.
Police received a call from a concerned resident of suspicious activity at a neighbour’s house. Individuals appeared to be breaking into the residence. The individuals who were friends of the homeowner had permission to go there.
Police received a complaint of another vehicle that received damage while it was parked in a downtown parking lot. A report was taken and the owner directed to SGI for insurance.
Police were called to deal with two individuals who were kicked off a provincial transport bus for consuming alcohol.
Police were called to assist EMS with a patient of a snowmobile accident in a field on north side of the city on Sunday. A 30-year-old male was taken to the hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.
At approx 9:30 on Sunday, police attended to a domestic where there were allegations of assault on one of the children. The matter Is still under investigation.
Police responded to assist EMS with a report of a 31-year-old male having a cardiac arrest in a residence. The male was taken by ambulance to hospital for medical treatment.
Police attended to a noise complaint at an apartment building. The occupants were cooperative and turned the music down which was the source of the noise complaint.
Police attended to a residence as a result of a complaint of unknown individuals banging on the windows. Police located the individuals responsible who were trying to locate a friend who they thought was at the residence.