Weyburn police investigate a vehicle theft

Weyburn police are investigating a complaint of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was stolen between April 1 and 5 from a business in the west industrial area. The vehicle is a black Toyota Tacoma with a Saskatchewan licence plate, No. 053 KVD. Anyone having any information about this theft is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service or to call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Weyburn police received a complaint of a theft from a downtown business on April 1. Surveillance footage was viewed and the suspects were identified. A charge of theft under $5,000 has been laid and the person will be making a court appearance.

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Weyburn police assisted a parent in the apprehension and transportation of a youth under the provisions of the Youth Detoxification Act on April 1.

City police received a call requesting a well-being check on a person who was threatening self-harm on April 1. The person was located and had already gone to the hospital.

City police received a complaint regarding a domestic assault on Friday. The matter is still under investigation.

Weyburn police received a report on Friday of a credit card fraud involving an on-line purchase. The matter is still under investigation.

Police received a report of a possible identity theft on Friday. The matter is still under investigation.

City police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Saturday. As a result of the stop, marijuana was noted in the vehicle. A ticket was issued, as per provincial legislation, for a minor possessing cannabis.

Weyburn police conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle on Saturday. As a result of the stop the driver was observed to be under the influence of alcohol. Subsequent breath tests showed the driver to be nearly twice the legal limit. He was charged accordingly for driving while over .08, his licence was suspended indefinitely and the vehicle was impounded. He will be making a court appearance in the future.

The Weyburn Police Service reminds residents that the Provincial Firearms Amnesty is running until Friday, April 19. If you have an unwanted firearm or ammunition, contact the Weyburn Police Service who will arrange to pick up the firearm or ammunition from you.

This past week has seen an increase in the number of complaints of vehicles passing school buses with the stop arm and lights activated. Drivers are reminded that if the lights and stop arm are activated, you cannot pass by the school bus from either direction. Tickets are expensive and will result in the loss of points on your driver’s record.