Weyburn police investigate phone scams

Weyburn police have received numerous calls over the past week on various Internet and telephone scams. Two of more common note were the CRA and Publisher’s Clearing House. Police simply ask anyone receiving such emails or calls to verify who they are doing business with, and do not give out personal information until they are certain.

Weyburn police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Thursday. As the result of the stop, two individuals were arrested. A male was arrested for breach of a court order for being out past a curfew. A female was arrested for breaching her temporary absence permit as a serving prisoner in the Provincial Correctional Centre. The male was released and the female was held and returned to the Correctional Centre.

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Police received a report of the theft of a bicycle from the Comp School on Jan. 28. The bike is described as a black and grey Hyper Bounty Trail 20-inch, and the bike has broken shifter cables.

If anyone has information about this theft, they are asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service, or they can call the toll-free Crime Stoppers tips line at 1-800-222-8477.

Weyburn police received a call on Thursday regarding a person who was threatening self-harm and in distress. Prior to police arrival, the person armed themselves with a knife and fled the residence. The person was located and apprehended under the provisions of the Mental Health Act, and was transported to the hospital for further assessment.

Weyburn police received a request on Jan. 27 to assist a landlord in the eviction of tenants.

City police received a request to conduct a wellness check of an individual on Jan. 28. The person was located at their residence and went voluntarily to the hospital for further assessment.

City police received a request from Emergency Medical Services who were transporting an unruly patient on Sunday. The police met the ambulance and remained to ensure the safety of everyone involved until the patient calmed down.

Weyburn police were dispatched to a residence where a person was reported to be in breach of a court order on Friday. The person was arrested without incident and remanded for court.

Police received a call on Friday regarding the wellbeing of someone who was threatening self-harm. The person was located and found to be fine.