Weyburn police investigates property damage, thefts of bikes

Weyburn police received a complaint that a rear fence in the 700 block of Elm Crescent had been damaged on May 4. Anyone having any information about this matter is asked to call the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

A bicycle was stolen from the deck of a residence in the 300 block of Fourth Street South during the night of May 4. The bike is described as a child’s blue and pink Movelto bike. Anyone having any information about this matter is asked to call the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

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City police received an unrelated report of another stolen bike on May 5. The bike is described as a BMX-style Huffy bike with teal rims, black frame, triangle stickers on the top bar. Anyone having any information about this matter is asked to call the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

Weyburn police received a report that the victim had been verbally threatened on Wednesday. After investigation a male has been charged with uttering threats and will be making a future court appearance.

While on patrol, a known suspended driver was observed driving a vehicle on Wednesday. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was charged with driving while prohibited under the Criminal Code and was also charged with operating an unregistered vehicle. The accused will be making a future court appearance.

City police received a report of an erratic driver on Wednesday. The vehicle was located and the driver found to be impaired by alcohol. The driver was charged with driving while impaired and driving over .08 and will be making a future court appearance.

Weyburn police received a call on Wednesday where no one was speaking but sounds of an altercation could be heard in the background. Police attended the residence and learned that there had been an altercation between a father and son that got out of control. The parties had separated prior to police arrival. Both people involved were spoken to about conflict resolution skills.

Police received a request from Weyburn EMS to assist in a suspected overdose on Wednesday. EMS transported the person to the hospital.

City police received a complaint about a stolen bicycle on Thursday. The bike was brand new. It is described as a Black Mongoose Brawler kids-size frame. Anyone having any information about this matter is asked to call the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

Weyburn police have received a few calls in the past two weeks about mini-bikes or quads being operated within the city. Police wish to remind everyone that any unlicensed motorcycle, and any trike, quad or similar vehicle are prohibited from being operated anywhere within city limits, whether on a road or not.

Police received a complaint regarding someone having set fire to some garbage at the Comp track area on Thursday. Anyone having any information about this matter is asked to call the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

Weyburn police received a report of a vehicle being driven erratically and having struck a pole on Thursday. The vehicle was located and the driver was believed to be suffering from a medical issue that impacts driving ability.

City police conducted a compliance check on Friday on a youth who was released on court-ordered conditions. The youth was found to not be abiding by those conditions and has been charged accordingly and will be making a future court appearance.

Weyburn police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Friday after having been alerted by the license plate reader that the plate was expired. As a result of the stop, the driver showed signs of impairment by a drug, and the driver was processed by a Drug Recognition Evaluator.

After the examination it was determined that there was insufficient grounds to charge the person with the criminal offence of impaired driving. The driver, however, was issued a three-day vehicle impound and a 60-day license suspension along with being issued a ticket for possessing cannabis in a motor vehicle.

Weyburn police were requested to assist Weyburn EMS at a suspected overdose on Saturday. The person was transported to the hospital by EMS.

City police received numerous complaints about a vehicle driving erratically and in wrong lanes on Saturday. The vehicle was subsequently located and the driver was believed to be suffering from a medical issue which affected their driving ability.