The Weyburn Police Service dealt with several complaints for the week of Sept. 15-21, including thefts of vehicles and tools, mischief damages to property and an assault.
Police received a report of a male leaving a service station without paying for fuel on Sept. 21. Licence plate checks revealed the plate to be reported missing. Patrol located the suspect vehicle and found the driver to be a 23-year-old male. Consequently he was charged Under the Criminal Code with two counts of possession of stolen property (for the license plate and truck), theft of fuel, impaired driving, refusing to provide a breath sample, driving while disqualified and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace and be of good behavior. Consequently, the stolen plate was returned to the rightful owner, and the vehicle was towed and stored for safe keeping. The male has been remanded and appeared in court in Weyburn on Sept. 24.
Police are investigating an incident that occurred at the Weyburn Junior High School on Sept. 21 where the glass of the east door window was shattered. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Weyburn Police Service.
Police received a report on Sept. 21 that a citizen’s vehicle which had been parked at a business in the downtown area was entered and her purse and the contents were stolen. The matter is still under investigation.
Police attended a domestic dispute between a 28-year-old female and a 31-year-old male in regard to parental issues on Sept. 15. As a result, the woman sustained injuries to her left side and the man was charged under the Criminal Code with assault causing bodily harm. Court is set for Oct. 8.
Police attended a domestic dispute between a 65-year-old female and a 21-year-old male on Sept. 18 in regard to a disagreement about entry to an unrelated residence and physical property belonging to the male, and custody matters of the 65-year-old female’s grandchild. The situation was mediated and no charges resulted in this investigation.
Police received a report of theft of power tools from Westrum Lumber on Sept. 19. Employees were able to recover tools from a male described to be five-foot-eight, 55-60 years old, with grey hair, moustache, and black jacket. The case is still under investigation.
Police received a complaint of youth repeatedly impeding traffic by blocking the road six-to-eight people wide on Sept. 19. Matters have been brought to the attention of the schools and the situation continues to be monitored.
Police received a complaint from 911 on Sept. 20 that occupants of a vehicle were causing a disturbance.
Patrol attended the central area of Weyburn and located a 23-year-old male in the driver seat of a vehicle along with a 19-year-old passenger. The 23-year-old male was charged under the Criminal Code for refusing to provide a breath sample, impaired care and control of a motor vehicle, and for breaching his probation clause of keeping the peace and being of good behavior.
The 19-year-old passenger was also arrested and charged under the Traffic Safety Act for failing to report a motor vehicle accident after it was found that his truck had damaged a 43-year-old woman’s fence. Court is set for later this month.