EPS members arrest one person for drug trafficking

Members of the Estevan Police Service (EPS) made an arrest on drug trafficking charges Thursday.

Police arrested a 55-year-old Estevan man after he was located in a vehicle near a local hotel.  The man is to be released in front of a justice of the peace, and will face charges for possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime. 

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The street value of the drugs seized is over $3,000.

No further details were immediately released.

In other recent police news, officers arrested a 31-year-old Estevan man for failing to comply with his release conditions, after a conditions check was performed at his residence in the Pleasantdale area. He was released to appear in court at a later date.

Members arrested a 29-year-old Estevan man for Traffic Safety Act and Criminal Code warrants after he was located walking in the 800-block of Second Street. The male was released for court at a later date.

Police received a report May 31 of a scam with someone claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency. The caller attempted to get personal banking and social insurance number information from the intended victim. Police remind the public to not provide any personal information over the phone to unsolicited callers.

Members stopped a 19-year-old Torquay woman and charged her for driving while suspended. Her vehicle was seized and she will appear in court in September.

Officers attended to a disturbance in the south end of the city on May 29.  A 45-year-old Estevan man was arrested for assault. The male was charged and scheduled for court in August.  He was released on conditions later in the day.



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