EPS members arrest two impaired drivers last week

The Estevan Police Service (EPS) has arrested two impaired drivers this week.

Police received a call of a possible impaired driver on Jan. 7. Members located the vehicle and arrested a 34-year-old Estevan man. He has been charged with impaired driving and driving while over 08, and will make his first court appearance March 16.

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Members conducted a traffic stop in the north-central area of the city on Jan. 9. The driver was suspected of consuming alcohol and a roadside screening device was used to determine whether the driver was impaired. The result was a fail and the driver was arrested and charged for impaired driving. The 25-year-old man will answer to the charge March 16.

In other recent police news, officers are investigating a report of mischief to a vehicle in a grocery store parking lot on Jan. 7. Police will be reviewing security video to identify the suspect.

Members investigated a report of harassment via text message. The matter was resolved after speaking to the subject of the complaint. No charges will be laid as a result of the investigation.

Officers were called to a local residence Jan. 9 as a result of a disturbance. The issue was resolved with one of the parties leaving for the night.



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