Police responded to a call of a number of individuals trying to gain access to a residence while at the same time making threats to the occupants on Friday. The individuals were gone upon arrival but the subsequent investigation resulted in a 21-year-old male being arrested the next day. The accused was charged with threatening, impersonation, and breach of conditions. He was remanded in custody for court.
City police received a fraud complaint on Wednesday. The complainant advised that an individual who is known to them had forged and redeposited some old cheques. The matter remains under investigation.
Members of the Weyburn police attended to a theft in progress from a downtown business on Thursday, after reports were received of two males who ran into the business and grabbed liquor and ran out. The matter remains under investigation.
Weyburn police received a complaint of a fraud on Nov. 19. The victim advised they were contacted via a text advising they had overpaid a bill and needed to log into a website and enter personal information to get a refund. The victim did share their information but then thought it may be a scam and was able to stop at their bank any financial transactions from occurring. As a reminder, please do not share any personal information either on the phone or on the Internet with someone you do not personally know.
Police were dispatched to a local residence regarding a suspicious person on Nov. 19. Upon arrival police located the person, and though she had permission to be at the residence, she was found to have a warrant for her arrest out of Regina. The 28-year-old woman was arrested and later released from custody for a court date in Regina at a later date.
Members of the Weyburn Police Service located a vehicle parked in a lane in the early evening hours on Nov. 19. The occupant of the vehicle was known to police to be on conditions from court and the subsequent investigation resulted in the 21-year-old male being charged with breach of probation and the vehicle being seized. The accused was held in custody and appeared in court the next morning.
City police were dispatched to a local bar for a fight in progress on Nov. 19. The majority of those involved fled prior to police arrival. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
Members of the Weyburn police checked on an individual who seemed to be in distress, and learned this person was on conditions including a curfew, as well as that the individual had a warrant for arrest out of Moose Jaw. The accused, a 27-year-old female, was arrested and held for court on her breach of curfew and appeared in court.
Members of the Weyburn Police Service were dispatched to a local residence after receiving calls of a disturbance in progress on Nov. 20. Police located a couple who had been having a loud domestic argument. Police were able to mediate the situation, and the parties involved agreed to spend the evening apart. No charges were laid.
A member of the city police stopped a vehicle on Friday that had earlier been reported as driving erratically. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol and the subsequent investigation resulted in charges of impaired driving and driving while over .08. The accused was later released from custody for court at a later date.
Police conducted a vehicle stop on Friday and found the driver had been prohibited from driving. The driver, a 37-year-old male, was arrested and the vehicle seized. The accused was later released from custody with a court date early in 2019.
If you or anyone you know has information of these or other crimes in the Weyburn area, please call the Weyburn Police Service or Crime-Stoppers at their toll-free tips line at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).