Weyburn police investigating break-in, fraud

Weyburn police received a report on Friday of a break, enter and theft to a residence where an amount of property was stolen. The matter is still under investigation. 

City police are investigating a report of fraudulent transactions made on a person’s local bank account on Friday.

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City police received a report of a stolen vehicle on Wednesday. The vehicle was later located in Regina. The matter is still under investigation.

Weyburn police received a complaint of a theft of merchandise from a local business on Thursday. The matter is under investigation.

Weyburn police, along with Weyburn Fire and EMS, responded to Bison Avenue and Second Street involving a two-vehicle collision between a car and a motorcycle on Aug. 13. The investigation showed that the driver of the car left the stop sign before it was safe to do so, resulting in the collision with the motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported by EMS to the Weyburn hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car was issued a ticket for leaving the stop sign before it was safe to do so.

Weyburn police received a call regarding removal of unwanted house guests on Aug. 12. Both parties left when police attended. 

City police received a report on Aug. 13 of a scam involving a company alleging it was Publisher’s Clearing House. In this scam, the “winner” is contacted by phone and asked to pay the tax to claim their prize – a new vehicle. In Canada it is unlawful to charge any type of fee to collect a prize.

Weyburn police received a call regarding what appeared to be the driver of a vehicle trying to run down a pedestrian on Aug. 13. Upon attending, the incident was determined to be a domestic disturbance where the male had fled on foot and the female driver was following or attempting to catch up to the male. It was determined that the vehicle driver had in fact not tried to run the male down, but was trying to catch up to continue the altercation. No further action was required at this time as both parties were separated.

City police encountered an individual on Aug. 13 who was wanted on outstanding warrants from Regina. As a result of the arrest, the individual is now facing additional charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of crime and breach of a court order. The person was remanded in custody pending future court appearances.

Weyburn police conducted a curfew compliance check on an individual who was found to be in breach of the conditions on Aug. 13. As a result, a charge of breach of a court order was laid. This same individual was monitored for additional compliance checks and found to be in breach each time. The individual was eventually located and arrested. He was remanded in custody pending a court appearance.

The Weyburn police, while on patrol, came across an individual who was observed to be urinating in public. The individual was charged under the bylaw.

Weyburn police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Sunday. The matter was mediated without the need for further police intervention.