Police investigate two accidents in city

Weyburn police members were called to a motor vehicle accident at First Ave NE and Government Road on Oct. 1, after one vehicle had failed to stop and rear-ended the other vehicle. No injuries were reported, though one vehicle had substantial damage and was towed from the scene.

City police members were called to a motor vehicle accident on Hill Avenue on Friday, after one vehicle had turned the corner and struck another vehicle. The investigation determined the driver had taken the corner too fast. The driver was charged with driving without due care and attention. No injuries were reported.

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City police received a report of a theft under $5,000 on Oct. 3. A home-built trailer, black in colour with license number 388-KCS, was stolen from Souris Valley Road. The incident remains under investigation.

Weyburn police received a report of a fraud on Oct. 4 after the complainant advised police that an individual had not been paying him for a vehicle. The issue is currently under investigation.

While on patrol on Oct. 1, a member of the Weyburn Police Service observed a male standing outside a dwelling in the early morning hours, who then advised the officer a fire had occurred in the residence. The Weyburn Fire Department was dispatched and attended to deal with the situation. No injuries, and only minor smoke damage were reported.

Members of the Weyburn police conducted a curfew check on Oct. 1 on an individual who had been released earlier on conditions. The individual was not home as required and was subsequently charged.

The Weyburn Police Service were called to the area of 100 block of Sixth Street for a report of an individual causing a disturbance in the street on Oct. 4. Police located a male who was intoxicated and was subsequently arrested and lodged in cells until sober.

The Weyburn Police Service received a call of a possible assault on Friday. The investigation determined a domestic dispute had occurred between a couple and the female had been assaulted and had suffered minor injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

While on patrol on Saturday, a member of the Weyburn Police Service conducted a traffic stop after clocking a vehicle speeding. The driver showed signs of impairment and was arrested. The investigation determined the driver was over .08. Charged with impaired driving was a 37-year-old female, who was later released from custody for court at a later date.

The Weyburn police also received numerous fraud complaints regarding the CRA scam advising the individual they have outstanding taxes that must be paid immediately, and the STARS lottery scam where the individual is advised they have won a prize but must pay a small fee to get the prize. None of the reported incidents resulted in a financial loss to the complainants.

Should you have questions or comments, please feel free to contact the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.