The Weyburn Police Service received a report on Oct. 26 from a 37-year-old male that his unlocked work vehicle was rummaged through and his personal vehicle was stolen from his South Hill residence. The victim’s personal vehicle keys were believed to have been left in his work vehicle. The suspects then stole the victim’s personal truck. On-Star located the truck behind Access Communications.
Investigation revealed that this vehicle was driven north on Third street at a high rate of speed, then on the lot of Access Communications hitting a large wooden wire reel, breaking the spool and coming to rest at the rear edge of the parking lot.
The incident is believed to be related to the other following complaints which still remain under investigation.
Police investigated an accident involving a cyclist on Oct. 25 and a truck. A 15-year-old female cyclist was headed westbound on First Avenue approaching King Street, with intentions on turning north, and she accidentally veered to the left and collided with a moving truck driven by a 38-year-old female. The cyclist sustained minor injuries to her hand and was spoken to about safe cycling habits. No charges were laid.
Also on Oct. 25, police investigation revealed that a 12-year-old male pointed a pellet gun at a 16-year-old male, who in turn shot an air soft gun at the 12-year-old which hit him. He then broke the gun. The incident was believed to have stemmed from disagreement about trading the guns. As a result, the 16-year-old male was charged under the Criminal Code with assault causing bodily harm and mischief under for damages to the air soft gun. The young offender was released for court later in November.
Police responded to a report of a vehicle/pedestrian collision on First Avenue N and Windsor Street on Oct. 25. The investigation revealed that a 15-year-old male pedestrian was struck by a 16-year-old male driver after he attempted to run across First Avenue from behind a parked vehicle. The 15-year-old male sustained minor injuries. Investigation revealed the pedestrian had run out in front of a vehicle, not allowing time for the driver to react. No charges were laid.
Police received a complaint of a parked vehicle in the South Hill area that had been entered on Oct. 27. A wallet and contents were stolen from the unlocked vehicle. The matter remains under investigation.
Similarly on Oct. 27, a 65-year-old male had his vehicle stolen from his residence on South Hill. The vehicle was believed to have been left unlocked with its key in the ignition. Soon after, it was located undamaged a few blocks away from where it was stolen, nothing was reported missing from the vehicle. The matter remains under investigation.
Also on Oct. 27, an office window was broken at the Souris School. Entry is not believed to have been gained to the school. The matter is under investigation.
City police responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at Prairie Avenue and Sixth Street on Oct. 15. No one was injured but a vehicle had to be towed. A 41-year-old female was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign.
The city police dispatched officers to a local pub on Oct. 17 in response to a complaint of someone having just been beaten up. Upon arrival it was found that an unknown male suspect had left the scene. The 24-year-old male victim was uninjured. He was unable to provide any further information as to the identity of the suspect.
The Weyburn Police Service responded to a report of a vehicle/pedestrian collision with injury to the pedestrian on Oct. 17. The investigation revealed that the 51-year-old male pedestrian victim had just parked his vehicle and was walking across the street when another parked vehicle left the parking space failing to notice the pedestrian. The victim received minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital. The 29-year-old male driver of the other vehicle was charged with driving without due care and attention.
Police received a complaint of a vehicle being driven erratically on the fairgrounds property on Oct. 17. Members were able to locate the vehicle and charged the 25-year-old male driver with stunting.
Police responded to a call from a local pub regarding people in the parking lot causing a disturbance and breaking bottles on Oct. 19. Upon police arrival the group had dispersed but a 23-year-old male was found to be heavily intoxicated and unresponsive. He was transported to Weyburn hospital for treatment.
City police received a call on Oct. 20 regarding an ongoing domestic dispute between a 32-year old male and a 27-year-old female. Members attended the residence to keep the peace while some personal property was removed. No further police action was required.
Police responded to a 911 on Oct. 6 where a domestic dispute occurred between a 21-year-old and a 60-year-old male. Alcohol was found to be a factor in the verbal dispute that occurred between the two. Police transported the 21-year-old to another residence for the night; however, he later returned and was arrested and lodged in cells until sober.
Police responded to an accident involving two motorists that occurred at the intersection of Coteau Avenue and Fifth Street on Oct. 8. A 22-year-old male was charged under the Traffic Safety Act with proceeding from the stop sign before it was safe after he collided with a 60-year-old female driver. As a result of the accident, the female sustained minor injuries to her arm.
A 29-year-old female was charged with two counts of theft under $5,000 after she was observed stealing nearly $300 worth of merchandise on Oct. 11 and 12 at Pharmasave in Weyburn. Court is set for Nov. 26.