The Weyburn Police Service investigated a number of break-ins and fraud in the past week.
Police received a report of a robbery with violence on May 21 after learning a 30-year-old male had been assaulted and had personal property stolen from him. The incident remains under investigation.
City police received a report on May 23 of a letter being received by a local resident advising that they could be the beneficiary of a sizeable sum of money as no living next of kin could be located. This is a reminder these letters like similar phone calls or emails are a fraud and are an attempt to get your personal information or to have you send money in the mail. If you receive such a letter or email, please contact your local police service and do not give out personal information or forward money to someone you do not know.
On May 20, police received two separate reports of break-and-enter from residents of the northeast area of the city, after the victims had found their garages had been entered and cigarettes and alcohol had been stolen. The subsequent investigation resulted in two young persons being arrested and charged with both break-and-enters and breach of probation. They were subsequently released and will make their court appearances in June.
Police received a report on May 21 of a break-and-enter of a shop in the northeast area of the city where alcohol was stolen. This incident remains under investigation.
Police received a report on May 25 of a break-and-enter of a garage which had occurred within the last month from a resident in the northeast area of the city. The incident remains under investigation.
Police attended to a disturbance in a downtown apartment on May 19 in the early morning hours. Police found two individuals who were having a disagreement. It was learned that during the incident some property had been damaged. Police separated the two individuals and one individual left for the remainder of the night. No charges were laid in the incident.
Police were alerted to an impaired driver on May 19 after a local resident who was driving on Government Road was almost hit by another vehicle. When the suspect stopped their vehicle the individual who had almost been hit got out of their vehicle and took the keys from the offending driver. Police attended to Government Road and Souris Avenue where a 45-year-old male was arrested and charged with impaired driving, over .08 along with having open liquor in a vehicle. The accused will make his first appearance in court later in June.
Police received a report of an assault from a 24-year-old female on May 21. The assault had occurred early in the day by a person known to the victim. Police continue to investigate the incident.
Police attended to a two-vehicle accident on the Home Hardware parking lot on May 24; no injuries were reported and no charges were laid in the accident.
Police attended to a complaint of an intoxicated female who was causing problems with a local taxi driver on May 25. Police were able to calm the situation and eventually were able to assist in getting the female to her home. No charges were laid in the incident.
Police received a call of an erratic driver near the Comp School where a vehicle was observed fishtailing and doing doughnuts on May 25. The subsequent investigation resulted in a 17-year-old youth being charged with stunting.
If you or anyone you know has any information regarding any of the above crimes, or any other serious crime, police are encouraging you to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-Tips (8477), or to contact the Weyburn Police Service.