Weyburn police arrest three adults on drug charges

In the late hours Thursday, members of the Weyburn Police Service’s Investigation and Drug Enforcement Unit, WPS patrol officers and RCMP K9 (Yorkton), executed a CDSA search warrant at a residence in the northwest area of the city. As a result, an 18-year-old male, a 30-year-old male and a 40-year-old female were arrested for trafficking cocaine, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possessing proceeds of crime of a value exceeding $5,000.

Officers located an amount of cocaine having a street value of over $15,000, as well as over $5,000 of Canadian currency. This matter is still under investigation and further charges may result. The 18-year-old male was remanded in custody and appeared in Estevan Provincial Court on Monday.

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City police received three complaints on Sunday from people regarding various aspects of the Provincial Government’s Emergency Order issued last week. Two are related to people failing to self-isolate and one was about too many people in a group.

The Weyburn Police Service has dealt or is dealing with each of these complaints and is working in conjunction with the local Public Health Authority to determine appropriate responses moving forward. City police wish to emphasize, along with the City and the Province, that these orders are legal orders and must be followed or you risk arrest and prosecution. Offences for an individual can range to $70,000 and for a business to in excess of $200,000.

Weyburn police observed a vehicle to be driving erratically on Saturday. The police attempted to stop the vehicle but when speeds reached in excess of 180 km/h, the supervisor made the correct decision to stop the pursuit.

Police have no idea what precipitated this driving action or why the driver failed to stop for police. The matter is still under investigation. Surveillance photos of the vehicle and driver are available on the WPS FaceBook (@WeyburnPoliceService) and on their website at www.weyburnpolice.ca.

Anyone having information that may assist in identifying these individuals is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

City police received a report that a secure basement parking garage had been broken into on Wednesday, and a 2003 VW Jetta had been stolen. The matter is still under investigation.

Police received a request to conduct a wellbeing check on an individual on Thursday. The individual accepted assistance and was taken to the hospital for further assessment.

Weyburn police received a complaint of a storage container being broken into on Thursday. The matter is still under investigation. Anyone having information that may assist in identifying these individuals is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Weyburn police have received a few complaints of a scam involving a caller telling the victim that their SIN card had been used in a strange way. As far as we are aware no one gave out further details. 

City police received a call regarding a break, enter and theft from an underground secure parking garage on March 16. The matter is still under investigation. 

Weyburn police received a call regarding the wellbeing of an individual on March 16. The individual was eventually located and agreed to attend the hospital for assessment.

Police received a report of an individual exposing themselves from within their residence on March 16. This matter is under investigation. 

Weyburn police received a call regarding a break-and-enter to a parking garage on March 17. During the incident the culprits were approached by a tenant who confronted them. One of the suspects struck the person with an edged weapon and knocked the person to the floor before running away. The person received minor injuries. This incident occurred about 4:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Fifth Street NE. Anyone having information that may assist in identifying these individuals is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

City police received a complaint regarding damage being done to apartment mailboxes in an apartment building on the east side of the City on March 17. Anyone having information that may assist in identifying these individuals is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Police received a complaint from a medical practitioner that had been threatened by a patient on March 17.

Police received a report of a stolen vehicle on Wednesday. The vehicle was located in Edmonton, Alta. The matter is under investigation. Anyone having information that may assist in identifying these individuals is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Weyburn police received a complaint on Wednesday that a vehicle left parked outside had been rummaged through.