Police investigate break-ins to four Weyburn businesses

Weyburn Review
January 22, 2014 01:00 AM

On Saturday, city police received a report from four separate businesses that they had been broken into. Investigation revealed an 18-year-old male subject was responsible for all of the break-ins. He was arrested and taken into custody facing charges of four counts of break-and-enter. He was remanded in custody until Jan. 21, when he appeared in Weyburn Provincial Court.

Police responded to a call of an assault with a weapon that occurred at a local residence on Jan. 16. Police arrested a 42-year-old male without incident. The man was taken in custody and charged with assault with weapon, uttering threats, and breach of conditions. He was remanded in custody to appear in Weyburn Provincial Court on Jan. 21.

Police responded to a complaint of an assault on a cab driver, and mischief to the cab on Sunday. Investigation is continuing.

Police received a report of a theft from a parked vehicle on Jan. 15. A number of items were taken from the unlocked vehicle.

Police would like to remind everyone to lock your vehicle and keep all valuables out of plain sight.

Police received a complaint on Jan. 14 that a person known to the complainant was posting inappropriate things about them on Facebook. Police spoke with other party involved and the posts were removed.

Police responded to a local hotel for a report of two individuals fighting on Jan. 15. Investigation revealed that one of the individuals had caused damage to the other person's vehicle.

Restitution for the damage was made and individuals parted company.

On Jan. 15, police responded to a missing person at a local Group Home. The missing person was located and returned home safe and sound.

City police assisted EMS with a lifeline emergency call at a residence on Jan. 16. Police found an elderly female in distress.

The woman was transported to the hospital by EMS for medical care.

On Saturday, police responded to a report of a confrontation between two middle-aged women at a local drinking establishment. One alleged being assaulted by the other, and the police investigation is ongoing.

Police responded to a report of a fight at a local bar on Saturday.

Upon arrival all parties had left the area; the police remained on scene to keep the peace and prevent any further incidents until everyone had left the area.

City police also responded to a number of motor vehicle accidents over the past week, many due to icy road conditions. Drivers are reminded again to drive carefully with the icy road conditions.

If anyone has any information regarding any of the above crimes, or any other serious crime, police encourage them to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), or to contact the Weyburn Police Service.

Callers do not have to reveal their identity, and calls are not recorded or traced; tips which lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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