Weyburn police investigate fire-bombing of a house

Weyburn Police received a call from an individual who had heard several loud bangs against their house on Nov. 5. When the individual went outside to investigate, the house was found to be on fire and bottles containing flammable liquid were located close to the house. Weyburn police and the Weyburn Fire Department were dispatched to attend, and the fire was quickly extinguished. This matter is currently under investigation.

City police have received several reports of community mailboxes being broken into over the past few weeks. An ongoing investigation led to an individual who has now been charged with several counts of mischief and theft.

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Weyburn police received a call on Nov. 4 from an individual reporting a possible impaired driver leaving a local business. Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop, resulting in the driver being charged for impaired driving. Two young children were present in the back seat of the vehicle at the time of the incident.

City police were called to a residence to remove an intoxicated individual on Nov. 4. The individual was removed, but later returned. Police attended a second time and the individual was arrested and lodged in cells until sober.

Officers attended a local residence to assist EMS personnel with a Fentanyl overdose on Nov. 5. An unresponsive male was revived and taken to hospital for further treatment.

An individual attended the Weyburn Police Service to report a stolen credit card from his wallet on Wednesday. The card was fraudulently used to make a purchase at a local business. This matter is currently under investigation.

Weyburn police received a report of two young children wandering the city looking for their dog on Wednesday. The children were lost and unaware of where they lived. Police were able to locate the children's parents as well as their dog.

City police received a report on Friday of a vehicle that was purchased by an individual and later found to be stolen. The seller was located, arrested and charged accordingly. The seller was also charged for being in breach of their conditions.

Weyburn police received a call from an individual reporting a possible impaired driver leaving a local establishment on Sunday. The vehicle was located and the driver was charged with impaired driving.

If you or anyone you know has information about a crime, the Weyburn Police Service urges you to contact Crime Stoppers by phoning 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or calling the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.