Saturday November 22, 2014


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Weyburn Police deal with assaults, accidents and theft


Weyburn Police arrested and charged a 32-year-old man with assault, as well as four counts of breaching a recognizance, as the result of a 27-year-old female report to police that she had been assaulted. The man was remanded in custody until court on February 18.

A 30-year-old man received a 24-hour suspension from driving, as well as tickets for speeding and driving too fast for road conditions, as the result of an accident where his vehicle hit a tree on February 16.

On February 15, Police responded to a fight between a male and female. Two additional complaints were received while officers were on route. A 22-year-old male was found lying in the street and was transported to hospital. The female had fled prior to police arrival. The investigation into the assault is ongoing.

Police received a driving complaint about a vehicle drifting into the opposing lane of traffic, forcing the oncoming vehicle to pull over. The driver of the suspect vehicle, a 26-year-old male, was issued a ticket for driving without due care and attention on February 15.

Several parents were advised by police to leave the hockey rink after they displayed unruly behavior on February 15.

On February 14, Police responded to a local motel regarding theft of cash. Police have identified the suspect and are continuing their investigation.

Police responded to a local bar regarding a patron causing problems and who wouldn't leave on February 13. Officers spoke to the male and he eventually left the bar with his brother. No charges were laid.

Police attended a local residence to assist public health in dealing with a complaint about a resident dumping waste on the street on February 13. The residence did not have running water and was condemned by public health. The occupant was given notice to vacate the premises.

Police received a call from a local cab company on February 11, requesting assistance in dealing with an unruly customer near a bank ATM. When police arrived they found a 36-year-old male who was intoxicated. It was determined he had been in a fight at a local bar but was not cooperative and did not want to pursue charges relating to the fight. He paid his cab fare and was taken home. No criminal charges will be laid in the incident.

Police received a call from a local business on February 11 requesting that officers seize a semi due to nonpayment of a repair bill. He also stated that he had a key for the truck. Police attended and as a result of the investigation determined it was a civil matter and recommended the business pursue the matter through Civil Court.

A complaint was received from two females aged 21 and 18 who had attended Weyburn Police Service on February 11, to report both had been touched inappropriately by a 49-year-old male. The suspect is known to both victims. Police continue to investigate the allegation.

Police responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle accident near the hockey rink on February 11. A vehicle attempted to pass another vehicle as it was turning left into a parking lot resulting in a collision. The information of both drivers was taken and they were advised to report the accident to SGI.

Police received a request to assist in locating a 14-year -old female who the family indicated may be suicidal on February 11. An investigation was started, information and details relating to the girl were obtained from family. The 14-year-old was located after she called her mother while police were at the residence. She was later transported to the hospital.

If you or anyone you know has any information regarding any of the above crimes, or any other serious crime, police encourage you to contact Crime Stoppers or the Weyburn Police Service.



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