City police investigates bomb threat at a business

Weyburn police received a report of a bomb threat at a local business on Thursday. This was not unlike other such threats circulating around the country. The threat demanded payment in Bitcoin or the bomb would be detonated. No payment was made and nothing happened as a result.

City police received a report of a stolen bank card being used to make empty envelope deposits on Friday. The matter is still under investigation.

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A member of the Weyburn police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Dec. 10. The driver was found to be in possession of marijuana.  The driver was issued a ticket for possession of cannabis in a motor vehicle. This is the first ticket under the Cannabis Legislation that the Weyburn Police Service has issued.

The police are investigating a report of a hit-and-run vehicle collision which occurred in the parking lot of the Weyburn General Hospital on Dec. 11. Anyone who may have witnessed a minor collision involving a parked vehicle is asked to contact the Weyburn PS, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Weyburn police was contacted by a homeowner who believed someone was in the basement of the residence on Wednesday. The residence was searched by the police, but no one was found.

Police responded to a call for assistance to remove an unwanted house guest on Thursday. Upon police arrival, the matter was mediated and the unwanted guest left without further incident.

Weyburn police received a call from a distraught person on Saturday. The caller was upset over a recent domestic dispute with their spouse. The spouse was located and was determined to be fine. The matter was mediated with no need for further police involvement.

Police received a call regarding a domestic assault on Sunday. Upon attending it was found that one of the family members living in the home had become quite agitated and damaged some property as well as assaulting another resident in the house. The male was arrested and brought to cells.