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Police deal with 226 calls in two weeks

City police investigate B&Es, thefts and assaults

During the week of July 4 to 11, the Weyburn Police Service had 112 calls, and in the period of June 27 to July 3, the police dealt with 114 complaints, including break-and-enters, thefts and assaults.

A number of vehicles were reported to be damaged in a residential area on Saturday. There were no suspects located to this senseless event. The matter is still under investigation.

Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, police received a report of a missing six-year-old. The youngster was located a short time later by a family member.

Police attended to a report of an individual who is alleged to have committed an indecent act by exposing himself on Saturday. The matter is still being investigated.

A 42-year-old woman was arrested and charged for break and enter and committing an assault on July 6. The subject was charged and released for court later this month.

Also on July 6, a local restaurant reported a patron left without paying their bill. The suspect was located and subsequently charged.

Just before midnight on July 6, police responded to a single vehicle accident in the downtown area. The driver of the vehicle, who received minor injuries, was charged with impaired driving and refusing a breath test.

City police responded to a report of a hit and run MVA in a residential area on Thursday. The driver of the offending vehicle returned to the scene and was charged as a result of their driving actions.

Police attended to a family dispute on July 4 that resulted in an assault allegation. The dispute was resolved and the assault allegation is still under investigation.

Police attended a local business to deal with a shoplifter on July 4. The suspect was arrested and held in custody until his court appearance the following day.

Police attended a hit and run accident on July 6. Investigation revealed the parked truck was struck during the night. The matter is still under investigation.

Also on July 6, police received a report of a stolen motor vehicle from the downtown area. The stolen vehicle is still missing and the matter is still under investigation.

Police attended to a local business for a shoplifting complaint on Thursday. The suspect had left the business but police were able to identify the suspect through surveillance equipment and they were subsequently charged as a result.

Also on Thursday, police responded to a complaint of a young person who was committing an indecent act in a residential area. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. The matter is still under investigation.

Just before midnight on Thursday, police attended a residence where an individual was unlawfully in a dwelling house. The individual who used to live there was removed and the situation resolved.

City police were called to Jubilee Park to a noise complaint on Saturday. The group of individuals responsible were removed from the park as a result.

Weyburn Police Service has received and continues to receive a number of complaints of individuals soliciting money from people fraudulently. They are usually by computer or phone. The suspects have a number of different methods and stories to convince people to give them money. Police encourage people to not be conned into giving money to unknown individuals over the phone or computer. Do not give out personal information or banking information.

Police received a report of a local person being solicited for sex. The individuals, who were known to each other, are still under investigation.

The Weyburn police are investigating a break, enter and theft involving a local business on June 27.

The police were called to a complaint of an 11-year-old boy exhibiting assaultive behaviour at school. Due to the age of the youth involved no criminal action could be taken. The matter has been referred to the Ministry of Social Services for action.

City police are investigating a break and enter involving a local business on June 28. This matter is still under investigation and is related to the incident on June 27.

Police are investigating a report of a vehicle having been stolen from the 700 block of Fifth Street NE on June 28. This matter is still under investigation.

The Weyburn police have charged a 17-year-old female with theft under $5,000 regarding an incident at a local business on June 28. This matter is before the courts.

City police received numerous complaints of individuals setting off fireworks on Canada Day. The police wish to remind residents that there is a city bylaw prohibiting the use of fireworks within the city at any time.

At about 11:10 p.m. on July 2, the city police, Weyburn EMS and Weyburn Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle collision on First Avenue NE and Fourth Street. Four people were taken to the Weyburn General Hospital where two were transferred to Regina. All have since been released. A 32-year-old woman from Regina has been arrested and is facing charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm, driving while suspended, driving with undue care and attention. The collision is still under investigation and the accused could be facing more charges. The accused will be making her first court appearance on Tuesday, July 19, in Weyburn.

City police received two unrelated calls on June 29 regarding animals having been left in vehicles in the hot temperatures. Both matters were quickly resolved.

The police wish to remind pet owners of the dangers involved with leaving a pet in a vehicle during the hot summer days. Temperatures can easily reach over 140 degrees Fahrenheit inside a vehicle. Despite water being left in a vehicle animals are not able to cool themselves properly. If the circumstances dictate, a person may be charged under the Criminal Code for such actions.

The Weyburn Police Service received a complaint June 29 of suspected child pornography on a computer system. The investigation revealed that there in fact was no child pornography. However, a virus had infected the computer making it appear that child pornography may in fact be on the computer.

On June 30, the city police are investigating a report of an early morning hit-and-run vehicle collision in the 500 Block of Confederation Drive. The driver fled on foot. The driver is described as a male Caucasian, curly brown hair, wearing gray shorts and was barefoot. Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Weyburn Police Service, or call Crime Stoppers.

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