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Police investigate cell phone thefts at WJH

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Weyburn Police Services are investigating cell phone thefts from classes at Weyburn Junior High over the past few months.

Police are requesting anyone who has a child attending the Weyburn Junior High and has lost a phone to please report the incident to the police.

In other police news, the police received a call through 911 on March 10, regarding the attempted break in at the back of an apartment on the east side of Weyburn. Police arrested a man, known to the complainant, for being drunk in public. He was lodged in cells until sober.

Police responded to a report of a fight at a local drinking establishment on March 9. Upon arrival, police learned that two males had an altercation and the one adult male had already fled the scene. Police dealt with the remaining individual and he was removed from the establishment and advised not return.

Also on March 9, police responded to a report of a hit and run on 18th Street. A short time later police received a report of a damaged truck being seen near a parking lot in the area of the original hit and run. It was also reported individuals were seen fleeing from the vehicle. Police have identified a person of interest and the investigation is ongoing.

Police responded to a two vehicle accident at 5th Street and 5th Avenue on March 8. EMS also attended as the female driver of one of the vehicles had sustained non- life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment. The adult male driver of the other vehicle was charged with failure to yield when making a left turn.

Police responded to a downtown drinking establishment for a report of two males causing a disturbance and refusing to leave on March 7. Upon arrival both males agreed to leave on their own, but a short time later one of the males re-entered the establishment. Police arrested this male and he was placed in cells for the evening. Police charged the adult male with re-enter outlet after being asked to leave and he was later released from cells when sober.

Police responded to an accident at 10th Street and East Avenue on March 6. The collision between two vehicles resulted in one occupant going to the hospital with minor injuries. The investigation concluded with no charges being laid in this accident.

Police responded to a report of an accident at Highway 39 and 3rd Street on March 5. One vehicle was driving eastbound on Hwy 39 when it was struck by a vehicle travelling southbound on 3rd Street. The driver of vehicle travelling southbound was charged with failing to stop for red light. There were no reported injuries.

Also on March 5, police responded to a downtown business for a report of a female shoplifter. Stolen items included a Samsung tablet, radar detector and speakers. Police have obtained the surveillance video of the suspect and this investigation is ongoing.

An individual driving in the downtown area found a lost 4-year-old boy walking near the police station on March 4. The child was brought inside the police station where the boy identified himself to Victim Services. Police took the boy home where they found the mother was out looking for the missing child. He was returned safe and sound and police would like to thank this Good Samaritan for his actions.

Police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Railway Avenue on March 3. The individuals, an adult male and female, were located in a vehicle. During the intervention it was determined the female had an arrest warrant out of Coronach. She was arrested and released for court at a later date.

If you or anyone you know has any information regarding any of the above crimes, or any other serious crime, police are encouraging you to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), or to contact the Weyburn Police Service.


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