Weyburn police received a phone call reporting a break-and-enter into an apartment on Wednesday. The caller indicated he had a male in custody and was holding him for police. Police arrived and took custody of the male. Investigation resulted in male being charged with break and enter and committing mischief. The accused was released on conditions and is to appear for a future court date.
City police received a citizen’s report an impaired driver (RID) call on Friday in the vicinity of Highways 13 and 39. Police attended to the area and located the vehicle and driver. Officers administered a Standard Field Sobriety Test to the driver who failed and was given a three-day license suspension as well as operating an unregistered vehicle.
Weyburn police responded to a suspicious person in the 400 block of Fourth Avenue South on Friday. The reporting person indicated a suspicious male wearing a black hoodie and shorts had been looking into a shed on the property. Upon seeing the reporting person the male fled the scene.
Police attended and obtained the report. The Weyburn Police Service would like to remind everyone if they see something and/or someone that is suspicious in nature and does not fit the norm, please call police.
During the past week, the Police Service received 15 reports of various scams and on-line frauds. Of note this week there were CRA scams threatening arrest if information is not provided. The callers were asking for Social Insurance Numbers.
Also during the week, the Police Service dealt with over 117 calls for service.