City police arrest man on firearms offences

Weyburn police became involved in an investigation on Wednesday which led to an adult male being charged with numerous firearms offences, including, but not limited to, possession of a firearm without a licence, unsafe storage of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm. He has been remanded into custody pending his next court appearance.

Weyburn police were dispatched to a residence regarding a domestic dispute on March 25. As a result of police attending, an adult female was charged with assault and will be making a court appearance. There were minor injuries.

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City police were requested to do a well-being check on an adult male on March 26. While performing the check the male became very agitated, threatening one of the officers. The male was on a court-ordered condition to be of good behavior. As a result of this action he was arrested and charged for breach of the court order.

City police conducted a check on a parked vehicle on Wednesday. An adult male was found sleeping inside. While interacting with the male, drugs were observed to be present. The male was arrested and has been charged with possession of cocaine.

Weyburn police received numerous driving complaints regarding a white Mustang vehicle on Wednesday. The vehicle was located and the driver was arrested on outstanding warrants.

City police received a call regarding a person who may be threatening self-harm on Thursday. The person was located and was transported to the hospital for assessment.

Weyburn police received a request to assist in removing people from a residence on Saturday. As a result of police attendance a male youth was found to be in breach of a court-ordered curfew. He was arrested and subsequently charged.

City police conducted a traffic stop on Saturday. The male driver was found to be driving under the influence of cannabis, and although not impaired was the subject of the zero tolerance legislation due to his age. He was issued a 60-day licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded for three days.

Weyburn police were dispatched to a report of a domestic dispute in progress at a family home on Sunday. As a result of attending, an adult male was arrested for being intoxicated in public and held in cells until he was sober. No charges were laid with respect to the domestic incident.

City police received a dispatch to a residence regarding a possible domestic issue on Sunday. Once at the residence, one adult male was arrested for breach of the peace and later released. Another male at the residence was known to have a warrant for an outstanding drug charge and was arrested and released for a future court date.

Just a reminder that the province-wide firearms amnesty is ongoing until Friday, April 19. Anyone with unwanted firearms is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service who will pick them up from you and in turn have them destroyed. Please do not bring firearms to the police station.