Weyburn police investigate Service Canada phone scam

Weyburn police have received several calls regarding a Service Canada phone call scam. The computerized voice on the phone indicated that there is a warrant for the person’s arrest and to press 1 for further information. The Weyburn Police Service would like to remind people that Service Canada does not issue warrants and that they typically will contact you through lettered mail.

Weyburn police received a complaint of a dog leaving its residence and attacking a dog being walked by its owner on Aug. 11. The dog sustained minor injuries which were treated by a veterinarian. The matter was resolved civilly. 

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The Police Service’s Community Safety Officer located a male urinating in a public place on Aug. 11. The male was charged under the City of Weyburn Bylaw for depositing liquid human waste in public.

Weyburn police received a report of a theft of solar lights from a backyard on Fourth Street on Wednesday. The matter is still under investigation, if you have any information please contact the Weyburn PS or CrimeStoppers.

City police received a report of a broken tree that had landed on a power line causing a fire on Wednesday evening. The police assisted with traffic control while Weyburn Fire and SaskPower put out the fire and repaired the line. 

Weyburn police assisted an RCMP Traffic CTSS member who had a vehicle stopped within the city of Weyburn on Thursday. The Weyburn police member assisted with the roadside breath test. The accused was subsequently charged for impaired operation of a conveyance and operating while over .08.

Weyburn police responded to a 911 call after several apartment unit doors were kicked in at an apartment building on Coteau Avenue on Friday. The matter is still under investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Weyburn PS or CrimeStoppers.

City police received a noise complaint from an apartment building in the downtown area on Saturday. Police attended and mediated the situation. A warning was provided to the subject of the complaint.

Weyburn police received a complaint involving harassing communications through text messages over a two-week period on Sunday. The matter is still under investigation.