Weyburn police investigate thefts, accidents

City police received a complaint regarding an employee theft at a business on Wednesday. The matter is still under investigation but charges are pending.

City police assisted a loss prevention officer in dealing with two people accused of stealing from a store on May 14. The matter is still under investigation but charges are pending.

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Weyburn police responded to a two-vehicle collision on 13th Street and Fifth Avenue North on Wednesday. One vehicle was travelling east on Fifth Avenue N when a southbound vehicle on 13th Street collided with it. The driver of the southbound vehicle was issued a ticket for proceeding from a stop sign before it was safe to do so.

Weyburn police assisted with a person who was believed to be suffering from depression on May 14. After discussion the person agreed to seek medical attention.

Weyburn police received a report of mischief to a vehicle on Wednesday. In this incident the vehicle was travelling on the roadway when a wheel fell off the vehicle. The wheel collided with a house in the area causing minor damage to the exterior. Examination of the vehicle showed that no one tampered with the wheel nuts and the situation was likely caused from failing to re-check the wheel nuts after some maintenance had been done to the wheels.

Weyburn police responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 39 at Third Street on May 13. Investigation revealed that a vehicle travelling northwest on Highway 39 failed to stop for a red light, colliding with a vehicle travelling north on Third Street. There were no injuries, and one vehicle had to be towed from the scene. The driver of the northwest bound vehicle was charged for disobeying a red light.

City police responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Bison Avenue at Second Street on May 13. A vehicle travelling east on Bison Avenue stopped at the stop sign but failed to see an oncoming vehicle. When the eastbound vehicle pulled away from the stop sign the collision occurred. There were no injuries and the vehicles were both drivable. The driver of the eastbound vehicle was issued a ticket for leaving a stop sign before it was safe to do so.

Weyburn police received a report that a young bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on Wednesday. The cyclist did not remain at the scene. The child was later located and the parents were advised of the situation. The child was not injured and the vehicle sustained only a slight scuff on the bumper from the collision. The investigation showed that the cyclist was riding the wrong way in traffic which was the contributing factor in this incident. Cyclists are reminded that they are vehicles and must obey all the rules of the road.

City police received a report of a disturbance at a bar on Wednesday. The investigation is ongoing and is too early to say whether charges are pending.

Weyburn police received a report of a domestic assault on Thursday. The matter is still under investigation.

While assisting the RCMP at a call just outside of city limits on Saturday, Weyburn police came across a suspicious vehicle. In checking the vehicle the driver and occupant appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. As the result of the investigation, the driver has been charged with having care and control of a vehicle while over .08. His license was suspended indefinitely and his vehicle impounded

City police conducted a compliance check on Monday on a person who had been released from court on conditions. The person was found to be in breach of those conditions and was arrested without incident. The person was remanded in custody pending the next court date.