It was a busier week than usual last week for the Weyburn Police Service. They received 105 calls for service during the week of August 15th through the 21st, resulting in six charges related to traffic violations, 11 charges laid under the Criminal Code of Canada and 1 charge laid contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Police received a report on Monday 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 abandoned and determined to be stolen out of Regina, and was transported to Weyburn Police Service for forensic analysis.  Read more HERE.

Police received a report on Wednesday of a hit-and-run collision on 5th Ave northeast 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, SK, which had significant damage.  An 80-year-old man was charged with failing to Report Accident to Property Owner. Read more HERE.

Police received a report on Thursday of a theft from a business on Sims Avenue. The suspect was identified. Charges are pending on the matter.

A traffic stop on Friday morning was initiated for a vehicle equipment violation. The driver, a 33-year-old male was found to be a prohibited driver. The driver was subsequently arrested and charged with driving while prohibited and Vehicle Equipment violations.  Read more HERE.

Police conducted numerous compliance checks during the evening. A 28-year-old male was subsequently arrested and charged for Possession of Cocaine, and two counts each of Breach of release order and Breach of an Undertaking. Read more HERE.

Police attended to a two-vehicle collision at Coteau Avenue and 6th 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. 

Sunday morning a member of Weyburn Police Combined Traffic Services observed a suspicious vehicle that was damaged and a driver who appeared asleep. 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. Read more HERE.