Police deal with traffic violations

The Weyburn Police Service received 79 calls for service during the week of January 25th through the 31st, resulting in 6 charges related to traffic violations and 16 charges being laid under the Criminal Code of Canada.  The majority of the Criminal Code charges involve an individual failing to comply with a condition of their release.

On Monday, residents of an apartment building reported an unknown individual in their building.  Police attended and took the individual into custody as he was found to be in possession of a weapon.  The individual was charged accordingly.  Police also received a report of a vehicle being damaged as it appeared someone attempted to gain entry but was not successful.

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On Tuesday, a total of 5 individuals were charged for failing to attend court as required to do so resulting in Warrants being authorized.  Due to the pandemic, individuals compelled to court in Weyburn must “appear” by telephone until the court reopens to physical attendance.  Further information is available on the internet at www.sasklawcourts.ca

Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance at a residence on Wednesday.  One of the involved persons was found to be in breach of their conditions and was charged accordingly.  Police also attended a local care facility to assist staff with an unruly resident.

Thursday was a mix of complaints as officers dealt with 911 calls as well as traffic, parking, and noise complaints.  Officers also conducted a COVID compliance check and assisted a Social Services member checking on a residence.

On Friday morning, officers responded to a medical emergency involving an adult male in cardiac arrest.  Upon arrival the male was conscious and being attended to by EMS personnel.  This incident was located just outside the city limit and a RCMP officer also responded to the call.

During the weekend officers dealt with several calls of varying nature, including traffic and bylaw violations, COVID and wellbeing checks, and calls regarding mental health concerns.  Officers responded to a 2-vehicle collision on Saturday resulting in no injuries but one young driver facing a charge of Proceeding from a Stop Sign Before Safe.  Officers also responded to a call concerning an individual expressing the intent of self harm.  The individual was located and determined to be ok as their message was misinterpreted.

*Anyone with information regarding one of these matters, or any other matter of a criminal nature, is encouraged to contact the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, the local RCMP Detachment at 310-RCMP (7267), or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).