Report from the Weyburn Police Service for the week of July 22 to 29:
During the reporting period, the Weyburn Police Service received 143 calls for service.
*On July 28, patrolling officers observed an altercation between two males near a northeast bar. As a result, EMS was called to check on the welfare of one of the combatants and both males were charged for being intoxicated in public.
*Police received a complaint that a number of windows at St. Michael's Junior High School had been broken. There are currently no suspects and the investigation into this matter continues.
*A theft was reported to the police after the victim's two dogs, a two-month-old Rottweiller and a seven-month-old black German Shepherd were taken from the back yard of a northwest residence. The investigation into this matter continues.
*While on patrol, driving westbound on Sask-atchewan Drive, police observed a red Buick travelling east at a high rate of speed towards the marked patrol unit. Police slowed and activated the emergency lights, the vehicle upon seeing the police accelerated past the police vehicle continuing eastbound. Police turned to follow but lost sight of the vehicle, though it was located seconds later as it had failed to negotiate the curve on Ash Drive and had hit a parked vehicle. Two individuals were seen as they attempted to flee the scene. Both individuals were arrested a short time later. A three year old child was also located in the vehicle. None of the occupants of the vehicle suffered any injuries as a result of the collision. The investigation resulted in a female young offender being charged with dangerous driving, failure to stop for police, theft of a motor vehicle and breach of an undertaking. The passenger, also a female young offender, was charged with theft of motor vehicle and breach of an undertaking. Both young offenders were remanded in custody and transported to the Paul Dojack Center in Regina and will be making their first court appearance on July 30th. The three year old child was turned over to family members after consultation with Social Services.
*On July 26, police located a damaged vehicle parked on Confederation Drive. The vehicle had been keyed and the front windshield had been broken. This matter remains under investigation.
*As a result of an ongoing investigation, a 20-year-old Weyburn male was arrested and charged with breach of undertaking. The male was transported to Regina where he appeared in court on July 27th.
*On July 25, police received a complaint of a vehicle having been damaged during the previous night. The vehicle had been parked in the downtown area and unknown persons had broken the windows. The investigation into this matter continues.
*Police received a complaint of a vehicle hitting a parked car in a parking lot. When the male driver exited the vehicle, he was witnessed to have been having difficulty walking. Police later located the vehicle and the male driver was charged with impaired driving and driving while over .08. The male will be making his first court appearance in August.
*On July 22, police responded to a complaint of an intoxicated male causing problems in a parking lot of a northwest hotel. The 21-year-old male was arrested and lodged in cells and released when sober. No criminal charges were laid.
*Police were dispatched to a disturbance at a downtown bar. The officers on scene located an individual who was causing problems with two other patrons. The individuals were separated and driven to their residence.
*Police received a report of a bike and bike trailer stolen from a residence in the northeast area of the city. The bike is described as a white CCM mountain bike, with a blue Schwinn two-seat trailer was attached to it.
*Police received a complaint of an assault from a 37-year-old female, who stated that she had been walking in the downtown area when a male she did not know approached her and grabbed her. She was able to get away and suffered no injuries. The subsequent investigation identified a suspect who later was located and arrested. The 41-year-old Star City male was later released from custody and will be making his first court appearance in August.
If anyone has any information on an incident that and has been reported in this week's News Release or any other serious crime, please contact the Weyburn Police Service at 848-3250 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).