Police ask for help with recent incidents

Weyburn police received a report of a hit-and-run vehicle collision occurring in the Wal-Mart parking lot at about 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Police are investigating a report of an altercation that happened in the City parking lot in the 10 block of Second Street NE on Feb. 17, where an unidentified male was observed physically damaging a vehicle in which a female was driving. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Weyburn police received a report of a person operating a medical scooter who disobeyed a stop sign on Friday, and then was nearly struck by the vehicle in the intersection. The police wish to remind all scooter users that although they may be considered pedestrians under various legislation, the fact is if you are involved in a collision with a vehicle, you will be on the losing end.

With that in mind, police urge all scooter users to be diligent in their operation of their scooter and to pay attention to traffic around them. While vehicle drivers have a duty to be aware of their surroundings as well, all other users of the road have an obligation to not make any sudden movements that would result in situation where another vehicle cannot react quickly enough.

Weyburn police received a call regarding an incident at a residence on Feb. 19. Upon attending and speaking to those involved, the police determined that there had been an argument and one of the guests at the residence wanted to leave. The homeowner did not want her to leave. The matter was mediated and the guest left in the company of a friend.

City police had occasion to encounter a person on Feb. 19 at the Police Station who they knew was on conditions not to consume alcohol. As a result of this, the person was arrested without incident and has subsequently been charged with breach of his release conditions.

City police received a request from the Regina Police Service to conduct a wellness check on an individual believed to be indicating self-harm on Wednesday. Family members were located and the person was determined to be safe and in the care of other individuals for the night.

Police received a 9-1-1 call regarding an unknown situation at a residence on Thursday. Upon attending it was determined to be a minor family disagreement. The situation was mediated without further need for police assistance.

Weyburn police received a call requesting assistance with a family disturbance on Thursday. Upon attending it was learned that the family has been having difficulty with one of the family members. The matter was mediated with some suggestions provided on how to proceed.

During the past week the Weyburn Police Service received three scam alerts; one involving the CRA, one involving Publishers Clearing House, and one involving Reader’s Digest. Once again police wish to emphasize that any organization claiming you have won a prize where you have to pay a fee for claiming is not legitimate under Canadian law.

The city police also continue to receive complaints of vehicles left indiscriminately idling. The bylaw clearly states that a vehicle may idle for no more than 20 minutes in a three-hour period. 

Weyburn police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Friday. The female driver was noted to have consumed alcohol. The driver blew a warning on the roadside screening device and as such was issued a three-day licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded.

City police conducted a compliance check on Saturday on an individual who is on bail conditions from the court. The individual was found to be in violation of one or more conditions and was arrested without incident. He remains in custody and made a court appearance in Weyburn on Tuesday.

Anyone with information about these or any other incidents, are asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service, or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.