Weyburn police investigate break-ins, vehicle theft

Weyburn police received a report of a break-and-enter to a City of Weyburn facility on Friday. The matter is still under investigation.

The Weyburn Police Service is investigating a number of commercial break-and-enters occurring over the past week. At this point it seems that little to nothing was taken so police are unsure about what the motive may have been.

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Weyburn police received a report of a vehicle stolen from the 700 block of Elm Crescent on Monday. The vehicle is described as a white 2014 BMW four-door car bearing Saskatchewan plate 556 KYM. Anyone having any knowledge of this theft is asked to contact the Weyburn Police, or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Weyburn police along with the Weyburn Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Nov. 19. The blaze was extinguished but not before a nearby parked vehicle became damaged from the fire. There was nothing suspicious about the incident and the police file has been concluded.

City police has had a number of shoplifting incidents reported at more than one local business.

Weyburn police was dispatched to a report of a shoplifter on Nov. 19. Thanks to alert staff, the offender was identified and arrested for theft under $5,000, and will be making a court appearance.

Weyburn police received a report of a stolen bicycle from the downtown core area on Wednesday. The bike is described as a black and blue Haven Harbour Stoneridge 2600 with whitewall tires. Anyone seeing a bike that matches this description is asked to contact the Weyburn police.

With the first significant snowfall of the year, the police have had complaints of home owners/residents pushing snow onto the street. Police remind residents that under the City Bylaw it is unlawful to push snow from private property to the street, and charges could be laid. While one might think this is really an insignificant thing to do, it becomes a problem when a lot of snow is pushed to the street and then not moved by city crews for a period of time.

Weyburn police received a call from another business about shoplifting on Thursday. The matter is still under investigation.

Police received a separate call from a business regarding a shoplifter on Thursday. Thanks to alert staff and in-store video, a suspect was identified and has subsequently been arrested and charged with theft under $5,000, and will be making a court appearance.

Weyburn police were dispatched to a complaint of a disturbance on Friday. As a result of this complaint, an adult male was taken into custody for being intoxicated in a public place. The person also is facing a charge of assault.

Sometime overnight before Friday, at least two vehicles parked in two very distant areas of the city were rummaged through. Anyone having information about these events are asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service, or to call Crime Stoppers.

Police received a report on Saturday that a vehicle had been rummaged through overnight. This and all related matters are still under investigation.

City police received a report of a suspected impaired driver on Friday. The vehicle was located and the driver found to be suffering from a medical condition. EMS was called and assisted the driver.

Police received a report regarding concern for an individual’s safety on Friday. The person was found to have gone to the hospital before police could become further involved in the matter.

Weyburn police received a call to a domestic incident involving an estranged partner on Saturday. As a result of police attending, an adult male was taken into custody for breaching the peace and held until sober. No charges are pending.