Weyburn police investigate truck theft, break-in

The Weyburn Police Service is investigating a report of a stolen truck taken from the owner’s property sometime overnight on Sept. 18. Stolen was a 2017 Black Dodge with Sask plate 498 LLU. The vehicle had a diesel sliptank in the back. Anyone having information about this is asked to contact either Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.

City policeare investigating a report on Sept. 16 of a break, enter and theft of a storage shed located in the 100 block of Sims Avenue. Anyone having information about this is asked to contact either Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.

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Weyburn police have received reports recently regarding Canada Post curb mailboxes that have been either vandalized or broken into. Anyone having information about this is asked to contact either Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.

Weyburn CTSS members and Weyburn patrol members conducted two CheckStops on Saturday evening and early Sunday. The earlier one was conducted around 9:30 p.m., resulting in about 50 vehicles checked. Three mandatory roadside breath tests were conducted and several warnings were given out for failing to produce driver’s licence and registration.

The second CheckStop was conducted about 2 a.m. Approximately 30 vehicles were checked resulting in one roadside suspension. Several warnings were issued for various other minor offences.

The city police responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 18th Street and Clarke Avenue on Sept. 18. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that a vehicle travelling west on Clarke Avenue disregarded the yield sign resulting in the collision with the vehicle travelling south on 18th Street. There were no injuries. The driver of the westbound vehicle was issued a traffic ticket for failing to yield the right-of-way.

The Weyburn PS CTSS Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after the officer was nearly struck on Sunday. A mandatory roadside breath test demand was made on the driver resulting in a 60-day licence suspension. A passenger in the vehicle was found to be unresponsive so EMS attended. What is significant about this is that neither person was of legal drinking age yet one had their licence suspended and one was so intoxicated that EMS had to be called.

Weyburn police received reports that vehicles were rummaged through over the past week. As these are almost 100-per-cent crimes of opportunity the simple solution is to lock your vehicle.

Weyburn policereceived a report of a run-away youth who was threatening self-harm on Sept. 16. The youth was quickly located and turned over to a parent.

Police received a report regarding a person who was threatening self-harm on Sept. 18. The police were able to convince the person to attend the hospital with a family member.

The Weyburn PS CTSS Unit conducted a traffic stop on Thursday. The driver was known to the officer but supplied a false name. The driver was arrested for obstruction and has been charged with both obstruction under the Criminal Code as well as with driving while suspended.

Weyburn police received a report of the theft of running boards from a vehicle on Friday. Anyone who perhaps saw someone removing a pair of running boards from a vehicle is asked to contact either Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.

City police received a call to a local bar regarding an unruly patron on Sunday. The patron was extremely intoxicated and after being checked by EMS was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place and held in cells until sober.

Weyburn police received a call regarding a person who was threatening self-harm on Sunday. Officers attended to the residence where the matter was being looked after by other family members.