The Weyburn Police Service is investigating a break-and-enter that occurred to the Suds City Co-op on Sunday. Surveillance images have been uploaded to the Weyburn Police Service Facebook page as well as the Weyburn Review’s website. Residents are asked to take a moment to view it and see if they can assist the police in identifying the person responsible.
City police received a report about an individual who was witnessed shoplifting from a downtown store on Sunday. The suspect was located and has been subsequently charged with theft under $5,000 under the Criminal Code, and will be making a future court appearance.
The Weyburn Police Service received a request to assist Weyburn EMS at a possible drug overdose on Thursday. Both Weyburn police and Weyburn EMS administered Narcan and performed life-saving first-aid. The efforts were not successful and the 16-year-old male passed away at the scene.
Police received a complaint regarding a break-and-enter to a residence in the 600 block of King Street. The matter is still under investigation but it appears that an older model dirt bike was taken. The motorcycle has since been recovered by the Estevan RCMP. The matter is still under investigation.
Weyburn police received a complaint regarding an individual who had been robbed on Wednesday. The investigation revealed that two male youth conducted a robbery using a CO2 pistol. Both have been charged with robbery with a firearm. No one was injured during this incident.
Weyburn police responded to calls regarding an erratic driver and a collision on Sunday. The driver was transported to the Estevan Hospital for assessment. A blood sample demand was made and blood taken for the purpose of an impaired driving investigation. The matter will be under investigation pending blood results from the RCMP Crime Laboratory, at which time a determination will be made if charges are supported.
Weyburn police responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Government Road and Highway 39 on July 20. The investigation determined that a vehicle travelling north on Government Road was struck broadside by a vehicle travelling northwest on Highway 39. The driver of the northbound vehicle was transported to the Weyburn General Hospital for assessment. The driver of the northwest-bound vehicle was issued a traffic ticket for failing to stop for a red light.
City police received a complaint regarding a pedestrian trying to wave down vehicles on July 21. A patrol was made and the individual was located. During the interaction it was learned that the person was on court-ordered conditions of a curfew and was in breach. The subject was arrested without incident that led to further charges of possession of crystal meth and breach of a court order. The person was released to appear in court on a future date.
Weyburn police received a complaint of an erratic driver travelling towards the city on July 21. The vehicle was located and the driver dealt with. As a result of the investigation it was determined that the driver had provided false identification to the officer. The driver is now facing criminal charges of dangerous driving, impersonation and obstruction. The accused was released to appear on a future court date.
City police received a request to conduct a wellbeing check on an individual who was threatening self-harm on Wednesday. The person was located and was agreeable to being transported to the hospital for further assessment.
Weyburn police received a request, unrelated to the above, to conduct a well-being check on an individual who was threatening self-harm on Wednesday. The person was agreeable to being transported to the hospital for assessment.
Weyburn police received a complaint regarding harassing communication being received on Friday. The matter is still under investigation.
City police received a report of a disturbance in progress at an apartment residence on Friday. Police attended but were unable to de-escalate the situation, resulting in an adult female being arrested for causing a disturbance. She was held until sober then released. Alcohol was a contributing factor.