Police charge man with causing damages

Weyburn police attended to a local medical facility on Thursday after receiving a call that an individual was causing damage. Police charged a 35-year-old male with mischief under $5,000. He was released from custody and will appear in court in March.

• Weyburn police responded to a local business after receiving a report of an assault on Jan. 21. Police located the victim, a 31-year-old male, who was suffering from minor injuries. The subsequent investigation identified the accused, a 28-year-old male, who was arrested and charged with assault. He was released from custody and will appear in court at a later date.

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• Weyburn police received a report of a theft of an ATV on Jan. 21. The complainant advised that sometime during the Christmas break, their 2004 blue Yamaha 400 was stolen. There are no suspects at this time and the matter remains under investigation.

• City police were called to a local residence concerning an unwanted guest on Jan. 21. Upon arrival police found an individual who had been earlier released on conditions and who was now breaching those conditions. Police arrested a 31-year-old male and charged him with breach of an undertaking. He was in custody overnight and then released for court at a future date.

• Police received a report of a hit-and-run accident on Jan. 22. The complainant advised police that another vehicle had struck their parked vehicle, in the 400 block of First Avenue NW. No suspect vehicle has been identified and the incident remains under investigation.

• Weyburn police responded to a call of an individual who was threatening self-harm on Wednesday. Police attended and were able to convince the individual to accompany the officers to the hospital.

• City police attended to a vehicle pedestrian accident at Government Road and Coteau Avenue on Wednesday. The complainant advised they were at the side of the road when a vehicle went by, striking them and knocking them down. The driver of the vehicle remained at scene for police, and was issued a ticket for driving without due care and consideration. The pedestrian who was struck did not suffer any injuries.

• The Weyburn Police Service continue to receive reports of attempted frauds. This week attempts were made using the Canada Revenue Agency scam, the Stars Lottery scam as well as a call from an eye doctor requesting clarification on their identification. All the complainants became suspicious during the conversations and did not lose any money or share their personal information.

If you or anyone you know has information about a crime, the Weyburn Police Service urges you to contact Crime Stoppers by: phone 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or call Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.