Common issues for Weyburn residents as the weather starts to warm up are "car-diggings" and bicycle thefts. "Car-diggings" involve a vehicle being rummaged through for the purpose of stealing items.
Deputy Police Chief Brent VanDeSype with the Weyburn Police Service (WPS) said that they have had a recent rash of "car-diggings," as well as one vehicle that was reported stolen from the owner's driveway sometime during either late Sunday night or early Monday morning during the week of April 24th to 30th.
"Unfortunately, this was a case where keys were not in the ignition, but they were located in the unlocked vehicle. They were found and the vehicle was taken, and this was a brown 2010 Hyundai Veracruz, it's a smaller size sport utility vehicle."
The vehicle has since been located but the WPS want to remind residents to lock their vehicles and to keep their valuables out of sight. According to WPS, preventative measures like these will help to reduce property crime.