The Weyburn Police Service conducted several driver sobriety tests during calls of service from October 14 to 17.
The Weyburn police conducted a vehicle stop on October 14 to check for driver sobriety, license and registration. The driver was found to have multiple arrest Warrants from both the Regina and Weyburn police stations and was taken into custody. The driver was also believed to be operating a vehicle under the influence of a drug and screened positive with the roadside drug-screening device. The driver was processed on the Warrants and released. The driver received a 60-day license suspension and a three-day vehicle impound as a result of the positive drug screening.
The Weyburn police conducted another traffic stop on October 15, to check for driver sobriety, license and registration. The driver was showing signs of being impaired by drug and was arrested for impaired driving. A blood sample was taken. Charges will be pending results of the blood analysis.
Also that same day, police received a report of a stolen vehicle. The officers were able to locate the vehicle and conducted a stop without incident. The driver was taken into custody for Theft of a Motor Vehicle and was remanded for Court.
The police were also dispatched to a report of a two-vehicle collision at Douglas Road and 13th Street NE. EMS was called to check on one of the involved people. The driver of the vehicle travelling north on 13th Street was attempting to make a left turn onto Douglas Road and failed to notice a vehicle travelling southbound on 13th Street resulting in the collision. The driver turning left was issued a ticket for Driving Without Due Care and Attention.
The Weyburn police received information that a person who may be in the City of Weyburn was wanted on a warrant for serious charges arising out of Estevan. The person was located and taken into custody without incident.
Over the past week a number of counterfeit $100 bills were found to have been passed in Weyburn. Due to the keen observation of a number of the businesses affected, a 38-year-old male from Regina was located in a business and was taken into custody without incident. This person is now facing numerous counterfeit related offences.
The Weyburn police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on October 17 to check for driver sobriety, license and registration. As a result of the stop the driver was arrested for impaired driving and was taken for breath samples. The driver is now facing a charge of Driving Over .08. The vehicle was impounded and the driver is now suspended pending the final outcome in Court.