Weyburn police investigate fraud attempts

Weyburn police received a report of a possible fraud on Friday. The complainant advised that they had received a call from someone identifying themselves as representatives of Blue Cross and asking for personal information. The complainant advised they would be checking with police and the caller hung up. No information was exchanged, and police are again reminding everyone not to share any personal information to anyone who has called you that you do not personally know.

• Weyburn police received a report of an alleged fraud on Wednesday, after the complainant advised police they had purchased a dog from eastern Canada and had to pay substantially more than the original deal. The matter remains under investigation.

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• City police received a report of a stolen bike from the area of 800 block of Fifth Street NE on Nov. 13. The bike is described as a black BMX with green rims. The incident remains under investigation.

• City police attended to a two-vehicle accident at Second Street NE and Bison Avenue on Friday. The investigation determined that one of the vehicles had failed to stop at a stop sign. No injuries were reported. A 38-year-old male was issued a ticket for failing to obey stop sign.

• Police attended to a two-vehicle accident at First Street NE and Coteau Avenue on Saturday. The investigation determined that one of the vehicles had backed up striking the other vehicle. Damage was minor and no injuries were reported. The one driver, a 59-year-old male, was charged with unsafe backing.

• Police received a report of a mischief on Thursday after the complainant reported that their parked vehicle had been damaged by being keyed overnight. There are no suspects and the matter remains under investigation.

• While on patrol, a member of the Weyburn police conducted a vehicle stop on Nov. 11 and during the course of the investigation determined one of the occupants of the vehicle was in breach of release conditions for an earlier offence. The accused, a 20-year-old male, was arrested and charged with breach. He was remanded in custody and appeared in court on Nov. 13.

• Members of the Weyburn Police Service responded to a call for assistance of removing an unwanted guest at a local residence on Nov. 12. It was determined to be a domestic argument and police were able to mediate the situation. No charges were laid.

• Weyburn police were called to investigate a mischief on Friday, after the victim advised that a cabinet had been damaged. The accused, a 23-year-old male, was charged with mischief and issued a summons to appear in court at a later date.

• City police received a call reporting a fight in progress between siblings on Saturday. Police attended to the residence and found the victim waiting for police, who advised that they had been assaulted during an argument with their sibling. The investigation is ongoing.

• A member of the Weyburn Police Service on patrol conducted a vehicle stop on Sunday, and determined the driver was showing signs of impairment. The driver, a 29-year-old male, failed to supply a breath sample and was charged with refusal to supply a breath sample as demanded.

Should you have any information regarding these or any other crime in Weyburn or surrounding area, please call CRIMESTOPPERS, or the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.