Weyburn police responds to domestic incidents, collisions

Weyburn Police Service received 75 calls for service during the week of Jan. 4-10, with 24 charges being laid, including eight under the Traffic Safety Act and 16 under the Criminal Code.

In the early morning hours of Jan. 4, police responded to a complaint of a domestic assault at a residence. An adult male was arrested and charged, and was released with an upcoming court date.

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On Tuesday, police responded to a reported collision between two vehicles in a parking lot. There were no injuries but one vehicle had to be towed away from the scene as a result of the damages.

City police responded to a complaint of a disturbance at an apartment complex in the City on the morning of Jan. 6. Police attended and located a young person causing damage to the building. During the course of the investigation, the young person spat on an attending officer, resisted arrest and smashed the glass out of one of the front doors to the apartment building. The young person was arrested, charged and released with an upcoming court date.

Also on Wednesday, police responded to a complaint of a drug overdose. Police attended and assisted EMS personnel in providing care to an adult male. The male was transported to the Weyburn General Hospital for treatment and was later released.

Thursday morning was busy with a few incidents. Police attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle being driven in the city but the vehicle failed to stop for the police and was later located abandoned in an alley. Further investigation resulted in an adult male being charged with failing to comply with a probation order.

Police also responded to a vehicle fire on a residential street. The vehicle was significantly damaged, but the blaze was extinguished by the Weyburn Fire Department without damage to any other property.

Thirdly, Weyburn police responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a semi on Highway 35 just north of the city. WPS assisted on scene until the RCMP attended and took over.  There was significant damage to the vehicles but no injuries.

Police received a complaint of harassment between an adult male and an adult female on Friday evening. The male was found to have conditions not to contact the female. The matter is being investigated further.

Police responded to a reported domestic assault in progress at a residence. An adult male was arrested near the scene and was subsequently charged with two counts of assault, one count of uttering threats, three counts of failing to comply with a probation order, and two counts of failing to comply with the conditions of an undertaking. The male was later released from custody with an upcoming court date.

On the evening of Jan. 10, police responded to a complaint of a suspicious person knocking on windows at an apartment complex in the City. Police attended but the person had left the area and was not located.

*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).