EPS members called regarding an assault with a weapon

Members of the Estevan Police Service (EPS) have made an arrest in connection with an assault.

Police received a report of a break and enter and an assault during the Feb. 10 day shift. Police attended and arrested a 47-year-old Estevan woman for assault with a weapon and break and enter to a dwelling.

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She was held in custody and will appear in Estevan Provincial Court on Feb. 11.

No further details were immediately available.

  • In other recent police news, members attended to a two-vehicle collision on Kensington Avenue and Devonian Street during the Feb. 6 day shift. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and a 19-year-old Estevan woman was charged under the Traffic Safety Act for failing to yield the right of way when turning left. She will appear in traffic court in April to answer to the charge.
  • Members attended to a single-vehicle collision at the intersection of Kensington Avenue and Sixth Street. The vehicle needed assistance in getting out of the ditch, as the trailer it was towing jack-knifed, causing damage to the truck and trailer. The matter is still under investigation.
  • Police are investigating an accident that took place on Henry Street during the Feb. 6 night shift. A vehicle was hit and damaged, however the offending vehicle left the scene without reporting it. The matter is under investigation.
  • Officers also attended to a residential alarm call in the early morning hours. Police learned that the alarm was false and that no further action was required by police.
  • Members attended to a two-vehicle collision on King Street in northeast Estevan during the Feb. 7 day shift. Both vehicles were drivable and officers assisted in completing a Highway Traffic Board accident statement and exchange of information. No charges are pending at this time.
  • The EPS received several complaints of fraud or scam calls over the phone. The public is reminded not to give out any personal information over the phone or Internet to people they do not know.
  • Officers responded to several hit and run collisions in the city that day.
  • Police responded to an accident in the 1000-block of Third Street during the Feb. 7 night shift. A vehicle lost control and struck a parked vehicle. No injuries were reported and the driver was charged with driving too fast for road conditions.
  • Members also investigated a report of a vehicle that was stuck on a snow windrow in the middle of a residential street. Police located the driver, who was making arrangements for assistance. The vehicle was moved with some help, and no further police action was required.
  • Police then attended to a call from a licensed establishment about a patron who was banned and was on the premises. Police arrived on scene but the person had left without incident. No further action was required.
  • An attempted fraud was reported to EPS during the Feb. 8 day shift involving the sale of personal property and payment by cheque from an inactive account. The matter remains under investigation.
  • A hit and run was reported at a north Estevan parking lot, which resulted in a vehicle sustaining damage. The matter remains under investigation.  
  • Police attended to a commercial business alarm during the Feb. 10 day shift. Officers found the business to be secure and the alarm company called back to cancel the alarm.
  • Members received a report of common assault. The matter is still under investigation.
  • Police attended to a disturbance in the Pleasantdale area of the city. Police mediated a resolution to the dispute between the parties involved.
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