Weyburn police investigate stolen property, hit-and-run

The Weyburn Police Service received 93 calls for service during the week of March 22-28, resulting in 19 traffic-related charges and two Criminal Code charges. The Criminal Code charges involve an individual failing to comply with a condition of a court order, and another individual found to be in possession of stolen property.

On Monday, police received a complaint of a hit and run to a vehicle. The owner of the vehicle believes the damage occurred at either McDonalds or Walmart, between the hours of 2:30-3:30 p.m. If anyone witnessed the incident, they are asked to please contact the Weyburn Police Service.

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On Tuesday, an individual was charged under the Criminal Code of Canada for possession of property obtained by a crime. The police were alerted by a business when the individual was attempting to return the stolen merchandise for a refund. The individual was charged and released with an upcoming court date.

Police responded to a reported collision at an apartment complex on Wednesday. An individual was backing out of their parking stall and struck a construction trailer. Both parties involved exchanged information and will follow up with SGI.

Police received a report of a purse stolen from a vehicle parked downtown on Thursday. A credit card from the stolen wallet was used to make two purchases at different businesses in the city. This matter is under investigation. Also on Thursday, police responded to a report of two missing children. The young children left their home without their parent’s knowledge and their whereabouts were unknown. The children were located a short distance from their home and were reunited with their family.

On Friday evening, officers responded to two separate calls requesting assistance removing an unwanted individual, in one case from a residence, and in the other case from a business. Police were able to remove the individual in both matters without further incident.

Police received a report of stolen mail on Saturday, but it was later found to have been delivered to the wrong address and ultimately made it to the right hands.

On Sunday morning, Police and the fire department responded to a vehicle fire within the city. The vehicle was fully engulfed and destroyed by the fire. This matter is being investigated further. Police also responded to a call involving an individual suffering from a mental illness and believed someone was going to harm them. Police assisted in calming the individual so they could receive medical attention by EMS personnel.

*Anyone with information regarding one of these matters, or any other matter of a criminal nature, is encouraged to contact the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, the local RCMP Detachment at 310-RCMP (7267), or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).