WEYBURN - The Weyburn Police Service received 105 calls for service during the week of August 15 to 21, resulting in six charges related to traffic violations, 11 charges laid under the Criminal Code of Canada and one charge laid contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
On Monday, Police received of a report of a person receiving death threats from a person known to them. The matter is currently under investigation.
Early Tuesday morning, a member of the Weyburn Police Combined Traffic Services attempted to conduct a traffic stop after a vehicle was observed disobeying a stop sign. The suspect vehicle evaded police. The suspect vehicle was later found abandon and determined to be stolen out of Regina. The vehicle was transported to Weyburn Police Service for forensic analysis.
Wednesday, Police received a report of a hit and run collision on Fifth Avenue NE that occurred sometime during the overnight hours. Vehicle debris was seized at the scene. Through investigation, Police were able to locate the suspect vehicle in Griffin, which had significant damage. An 80-year-old man was charged with Fail to Report Accident to Property Owner.
Police received a report of a theft from a business on Sims Avenue on Thursday. The suspect was identified. Charges are pending on the matter.
Friday morning, a traffic stop was initiated for a vehicle equipment violation. The driver, a 33-year-old male was found to be a prohibited driver. The drive was subsequently arrested and charged with Drive while prohibited and Vehicle Equipment violations. Police conducted numerous compliance checks during the evening. A 28-year-old male was subsequently arrested and charged for Possession of Cocaine, Breach of release order (x2), and Breach of an Undertaking (x2).
Police attended to a two-vehicle collision at Coteau Avenue and Sixth Street on Saturday. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. A 21-year-old male driver was charged with proceeding from yield sign before safe to do so.
A member of Weyburn Police Combined Traffic Services observed a suspicious vehicle that was damaged and a driver who appeared asleep on Sunday morning. The driver, a 56-year-old male was subsequently arrested and charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance and Having Blood Alcohol Content of 80mg or greater.
*Anyone with information regarding one of these matters, or any other matter of a criminal nature, is encouraged to contact the Weyburn Police Service at (306) 848-3250, the local RCMP Detachment at 310-RCMP (7267), or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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