Weyburn police, fire dept. investigate house fire

There were 91 calls for service to the Weyburn Police Service in the week ending Dec. 23, including a call about a fire at a residence on Prairie Avenue late Saturday night.

Weyburn police received a call regarding a vehicle and residence being engulfed in flames. Weyburn Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to residence as well. The Weyburn Fire Department put out the fire and investigation of this matter is still ongoing.

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Weyburn police received a call regarding a missing person on Dec. 15. Police attended the individual’s residence and many places were this individual frequents; the individual was located a couple hours later when police returned to the residence and located the individual safe and not in any distress.

Weyburn police received a call on Dec. 15 regarding an individual receiving texts from someone claiming to be the Royal Bank and wanting personal information. The caller knew not to give out any personal information on the phone.

Police received a call regarding someone going into their vehicle and stealing some items on Dec. 16. Police are still investigating this matter.

City police received a call on Dec. 16 regarding someone going into their vehicle. Police are still investigating this matter. Police would like to remind everyone to lock their doors and not to leave any valuable items in their vehicle.

Weyburn police received a call on Dec. 16 regarding an individual having a voice mail left on their phone saying police were going to arrest them and to avoid this he should call this number. The complaint knew this was a scam and did not call the number they left, and advised police of call.

Police received a call on Dec. 16 regarding an alarm. The police spoke to a staff member who didn’t have new codes, the property owners were contacted and the alarm was cancelled.

City police received a call regarding two motor vehicle accidents involving a vehicle hitting a permanent structure on Dec. 16. There were no injuries to the drivers in either incident.

Police received a call regarding someone banging on their back door on Dec. 17. Police located an individual and advised him to stay away from the residence and its occupants.

Weyburn police received a call on Dec. 17 asking to keep the peace when a landlord removed some squatters. One of the individuals was found to have a warrant and was arrested, and the matters will be dealt with in court.

City police received a call on Dec. 17 regarding a vehicle being entered and a wallet stolen. The wallet contents were used to purchase items, and the matter is still under investigation.

Weyburn police received a call regarding theft of a tool box and tools on Wednesday. This matter is still under investigation.

Police received a call regarding a motor vehicle accident involving property on Wednesday. The driver was taken to hospital to ensure they were okay.

City police received a call on Wednesday regarding an email being received by complainant, suspected to be a scam. The email was not replied to, resulting in no loss.

Weyburn police received a call regarding an accident involving a train and a semi on Thursday at the Queen Street crossing off Highway 39. Police and fire were dispatched, and no injuries were reported.

City police received a call asking for a wellbeing check on an individual on Thursday. Police had located the individual and they were okay. 

Police received a call regarding a physical altercation between two individuals on Friday; police arrived and spoke to the individuals. The victim did not want to pursue any charges, and both people were warned of their actions that led to the confrontation. 

Weyburn Police received a call regarding the theft of a bike on Friday. The bike was located across town and the matter is still under investigation.

Weyburn Police received a call on Saturday regarding a person saying they were Revenue Canada and wanted some personal information. The complainant did not give out any information as they suspected it was a scam.

Police received a call on Saturday regarding an individual entering a residence and spraying bear spray at the occupants. The individual was located and charged accordingly.

Weyburn Police received a call on Saturday regarding an individual who was intoxicated and damaging a residence. The individual was arrested and kept in custody until sober.

Police received a call regarding a disturbance on Sunday. Police arrested an individual for assault and was placed in custody.

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.