Weyburn Police Service members responded to a semi-trailer unit that was flipped over on its side and completely blocking Highway 39 near the Nickle Lake turnoff on Sunday. The semi was very hard to see due to the dark colors. Police, EMS, and fire personnel attended. The scene was turned over to the RCMP upon their arrival, and the male driver was transported to hospital where he was treated and released.
Officers responded to a 911 call reporting a vehicle on fire in the driveway of a local residence on Sunday. Members arrived to find the front of a vehicle engulfed in flames and a resident attempting to put it out. Officers had the resident and the surrounding vehicles moved to safety. Fire personnel arrived and extinguished the flames. Two vehicles and the front of the garage attached to the residence suffered damage.
Weyburn police received a complaint of an assault after an altercation occurred between two individuals at a downtown bar on March 13. The altercation occurred as both individuals were trying to get into a cab for a ride home. The investigation is ongoing. City police attended to a local resident after receiving complaints of a domestic dispute on March 13. Members attended and assisted one of the parties to leave the residence. No charges were laid.
Weyburn Police Service members responded to a report of theft from Walmart on March 14. Employees advised a male had ran out of the emergency exit with merchandise from the store. The male got in a vehicle with two other males and fled the area. The employees provided officers with a plate number which came back to a truck stolen out of Regina. The investigation is ongoing.
A local resident reported a mischief on March 14, after his parked vehicle had been vandalized. The exterior mirror had been broken off. No witnesses or suspects have been identified at this time.
A local property owner reported theft from his rental property on March 14. A tenant reportedly took the 50-inch TV off of the wall when he vacated the property. The investigation is ongoing.
Weyburn police received a mischief complaint on March 15 from an individual who reported that the vehicle was damaged while parked in the Walmart lot. No witnesses or suspects have been identified at this time.
Weyburn Police Service members attended a local residence to check on the welfare of a female who was threatening to harm herself on March 16. The female indicated that she was very down but that she would be okay and refused any medical attention. Officers stayed with the female until a friend arrived to stay with her.
Weyburn police received a report on Thursday from a young female who indicated that she was sexually assaulted while on a recent holiday out of the country. The incident is under investigation and will eventually be forwarded to the country of jurisdiction for investigation.
Police were called to assist EMS personnel on Thursday after they had received reports of a male who had been knocked out. The male was located at a local residence and had apparently passed out from the consumption of an excess of alcohol as there was no evidence of an assault. The male was transported by EMS to hospital for treatment.
A local resident reported a break-and-enter after someone broke the front door handle and a basement window of the residence on Friday. The house was searched but nothing was noted to be missing. The matter is being investigated.
Officers were called to a local residence in response to a domestic dispute, after a couple got into a physical fight on Friday. Both parties were arrested and charged with assault and later released. Both parties will be making a court appearance later in April.
Officers received several calls of a marketing company going door-to-door on Saturday. Reports indicated the salesmen were fairly pushy and aggressive in nature. Officers located and spoke to the individuals and their supervisor. They were advised not to conduct any further business in the area until they acquired a business license from the City of Weyburn. As a note of caution, it is advisable if a door to door salesman shows up at your door to ask them for their City business license, as well as their company ID.
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.