Weyburn police hold checkstop, investigate theft

The Weyburn Police Service received 92 calls for service during the week of Nov. 10 to 17, including a three-car accident, theft and fraud.

Weyburn Police Service members along with the RCMP did a roadside check stop on Saturday, where 60 vehicles were checked. There were 11 warnings given, one full vehicle inspection given and one road-side screening was administered.

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Weyburn police had a male attend the station to report his wallet being stolen from his apartment on Nov. 12. The victim told police that there were several transactions made with his cards that were in his wallet. The transactions were made at several locations in town and online. The investigation is ongoing at this time by police. 

A local business called to report that a male attended to fill a prescription on Nov. 12. The prescription had been altered to try to obtain extra narcotics, and the investigation is still ongoing by police.

Police received a complaint of a male who sold a truck to the complainant on Nov. 12. The truck showed up to be stolen vehicle, and the complainant reported this to police. The suspect was later picked up and was charged for breaching a court undertaking and for possession of stolen property. The suspect was remanded and held for court on Nov. 19.

Weyburn police received a call of a three-car accident at the intersection of Highway 39 and Queen Street on Wednesday. There were no serious injuries involved in the accident, and one male driver was charged for proceeding from a stop sign when unsafe to do so. Two vehicles had to be towed from the scene.

Weyburn police received a call of a possible impaired driver on Nov. 10. Police were able to stop the vehicle in question. The female driver was arrested at the scene and was brought to the Weyburn police station and breath samples were taken, resulting in impaired driving charges.

City police made a traffic stop on a vehicle on Wednesday. It was found out that the driver of the vehicle was from B.C., and the driver was on probation from B.C. The male driver of the car was on conditions not to be out of the province of B.C., and he not to be in a vehicle without the registered owner being present. The male driver was charged accordingly for breaching the conditions of his probation.

Weyburn police received information on Friday about a male who was breaching his CSO handed down from the court. Further investigation into the male suspect led police to other charges of uttering threats and assault charges from previous dates. The male suspect appeared in court on Nov. 19.

City police were on patrol at around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, when they made a stop on a vehicle driven by a male. Further investigation by the officer resulted in the driver being charged for impaired driving, and driving while over .08 . The driver was charged accordingly.

Weyburn Police were called to a local business on Sunday where a lone male entered the store then left a short time later without going through the tills, leaving with several items from the store unpaid for. The investigation is ongoing by the police.

Weyburn Police received numerous complaints from the public that scam artists have been making contact by phone calls and emails wanting personal information. Police want the public to be aware of letting out their personal information to others over the phone without some confirmation to identify the person wanting the information are legitimate. Please call the police as they are more than happy to check or let the public know if it is a scam they may be getting themselves into.