The Weyburn Police Service laid 12 charges last week after responding to 78 calls for service.
Four of the charges were laid under the Criminal Code of Canada, six under the Traffic Safety Act, and two under the Summary Offences Procedure Act.
Officers apprehended an individual under the Mental Health Act and transported them to the Weyburn General Hospital for assessment on Monday. Officers assisted Social Services who ensured the person’s children would be properly cared for.
Later that day, officers responded to a request to check on a person’s well-being after they were in a recent altercation. Officers found the individual who was fine but had two outstanding warrants for their arrest out of Moose Jaw. Officers executed the warrants and the individual was released with an upcoming court date in Moose Jaw.
A driver was charged under the Traffic Safety Act for driving while disqualified on Tuesday. The vehicle was also impounded.
Later that evening, officers had a disabled cargo truck towed as it was abandoned in the middle of the street and obstructing traffic.
Police responded to several calls relating to mental health concerns on Wednesday. No charges resulted from these calls as officers attempt to locate the individual and ensure they receive professional care.
Officers helped a concerned family locate a missing youth on Thursday. Officers located the child and returned him to his parents after several hours of searching.
Police also received multiple reports of scam calls from a phone number that appears to be local but isn’t on Thursday.
Officers discovered lude graffiti on Saskatchewan Drive and a limestone bench along the road on Friday. The matter is under investigation.
Later that day, an individual turned over a small baggie of cocaine to police that they found on the ground.
Anyone with information on any of these incidents can contact the Weyburn Police Service at 306-848-3250.