Weyburn police investigate ‘suspicious’ house fire

Weyburn police received a call regarding a vehicle and residence being engulfed in flames in the early morning hours of Dec. 22. Weyburn Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to residence as well.

On Dec. 30, the Weyburn Police Service stated they are continuing to investigate the residential fire from Prairie Avenue. The fire is currently being investigated as suspicious in nature. No further details will be released due to the ongoing nature of this investigation. The police are confident this is an isolated incident and express no concerns for public safety.

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In a nice twist on good fortune, the Weyburn police were contacted by a local business regarding a significant sum of cash that had been accidentally lost at the business on Dec. 23. Surveillance footage was sent to the Weyburn police who were able to identify the person who lost the cash. Through the use of social media, the owner of the cash was identified and reunited with the cash.

Police received a request to conduct a wellbeing check on an individual on Dec. 22. Upon arriving at the residence an individual could be seen actively attempting to hang themselves. Forced entry was made to the residence and the person rescued from harm’s way. The person was transported to the hospital for assessment.

Weyburn police received a request to conduct a wellbeing check relating to a potential domestic situation on Dec. 22. As a result of the check an adult was taken into custody and held later to be released.

The Weyburn police received a call of a suspected impaired driver on Dec. 23. Through follow-up investigation it was determined that the driver was taking erratic and evasive action due to being actively assaulted in the vehicle while driving. The suspect was located a short time later. The matter is still under investigation. 

City police are investigating the theft of a cheque and the subsequent forgery of the cheque on Dec. 24.

Weyburn police were dispatched to a call regarding possible domestic situation on Christmas Day. As a result of the investigation an adult was arrested for breach of the peace and held until sober.

December 27th

Police received a complaint regarding an intoxicated male who was asked to leave a licenced premises on Dec. 27. The person left, then returned and was uncooperative. The person was arrested for re-entering after being asked to leave and was issued a ticket under the Alcohol Gaming and Regulation Act.

Weyburn police were dispatched to a local bar where one adult was arrested for assault and held in custody for a short time on Dec. 27. The matter is still under investigation with charges pending.

Police were dispatched to a residence regarding a domestic assault on Dec. 27. An adult was arrested and has been charged with assault.

A local business contacted the Weyburn Police regarding a shoplifting incident in progress on Dec. 27. The person responsible was located a short distance from the store, was arrested and is facing a charge of theft.

Weyburn police received a call regarding an ongoing domestic situation on Dec. 27. Both parties had left the residence but police were able to locate both people and arrested both for being intoxicated in public. The initial domestic assault matter is still under investigation.

December 29th

Weyburn police received a complaint regarding an earlier domestic assault on Sunday. The suspect was located and arrested and later released on conditions. The matter is still under investigation.

Police were dispatched to a report of a domestic assault in progress on Sunday. The matter is under investigation.

Weyburn police received a call regarding a missing person on Dec. 15. Police attended the individual’s residence and many places were this individual frequents; the individual was located a couple hours later when police returned to the residence and located the individual safe and not in any distress.

Weyburn police received a call on Dec. 15 regarding an individual receiving texts from someone claiming to be the Royal Bank and wanting personal information. The caller knew not to give out any personal information on the phone.

Police received a call regarding someone going into their vehicle and stealing some items on Dec. 16. Police are still investigating this matter.

City police received a call on Dec. 16 regarding someone going into their vehicle. Police are still investigating this matter. Police would like to remind everyone to lock their doors and not to leave any valuable items in their vehicle.

Weyburn police received a call on Dec. 16 regarding an individual having a voice mail left on their phone saying police were going to arrest them and to avoid this he should call this number. The complaint knew this was a scam and did not call the number they left, and advised police of call.

City police received a call regarding two motor vehicle accidents involving a vehicle hitting a permanent structure on Dec. 16. There were no injuries to the drivers in either incident.

Police received a call regarding someone banging on their back door on Dec. 17. Police located an individual and advised him to stay away from the residence and its occupants.

Weyburn police received a call on Dec. 17 asking to keep the peace when a landlord removed some squatters. One of the individuals was found to have a warrant and was arrested, and the matters will be dealt with in court.

City police received a call on Dec. 17 regarding a vehicle being entered and a wallet stolen. The wallet contents were used to purchase items, and the matter is still under investigation.

Weyburn police received a call regarding theft of a tool box and tools on Wednesday. This matter is still under investigation.

Police received a call regarding a motor vehicle accident involving property on Wednesday. The driver was taken to hospital to ensure they were okay.

City police received a call on Wednesday regarding an email being received by complainant, suspected to be a scam. The email was not replied to, resulting in no loss.

Weyburn police received a call regarding an accident involving a train and a semi on Thursday at the Queen Street crossing off Highway 39. Police and fire were dispatched, and no injuries were reported.

Police received a call regarding a physical altercation between two individuals on Friday; police arrived and spoke to the individuals. The victim did not want to pursue any charges, and both people were warned of their actions that led to the confrontation. 

Weyburn Police received a call regarding the theft of a bike on Friday. The bike was located across town and the matter is still under investigation.

Weyburn Police received a call on Saturday regarding a person saying they were Revenue Canada and wanted some personal information. The complainant did not give out any information as they suspected it was a scam.

Police received a call on Saturday regarding an individual entering a residence and spraying bear spray at the occupants. The individual was located and charged accordingly.

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