EPS members made arrests for impaired driving, assault and more last week

A motorist is facing charges, including impaired driving, after a traffic stop Friday.

As a result of a driving complaint, police arrested and charged the 19-year-old Estevan man with driving while impaired by drug and failing to comply with his release conditions. He was also charged for driving while suspended under the Traffic Safety Act. His driver’s licence was suspended until the matter is dealt with in court, and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.

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Police were called to a disturbance in a parking lot in the 800-block of Fourth Street. As a result of the investigation, a 42-year-old man was arrested and charged with uttering threats, causing a disturbance and assault.  He was lodged in cells and subsequently released on conditions in front of a justice of the peace.

Officers are investigating a hit and run collision reported to have occurred in the 700-block of Third Street during the day on April 15. The matter is still under investigation.

Police are investigating a hit and run collision that occurred in the Pleasantdale area on April 14. A vehicle parked on the roadway near the intersection of Nicholson Road and Hudson Road was hit by an offending vehicle. The suspect vehicle has been identified as a silver or light grey Dodge Ram Sport Edition and is believed to be in the range of a 2012-2016 model. There will be significant damage to the right front passenger side of the truck as a result of the collision.  It is believed that the vehicle fled the scene southbound on Hudson Road and proceeded onto King Street. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Estevan Police Service at 306-634-4767 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477.

EPS received a complaint of another hit and run that occurred in the area of Souris Avenue North and Eva Street. Damage to the vehicle appears to indicate that the truck may have been backed into, causing damage to the front bumper. The matter remains under investigation.

Police received a report of a dispute between two residents from the same household. Following mediation by members on scene, one of the residents left the house for the evening and obtained alternate lodging.

Members received a report of a suspicious person in the Trojan subdivision. Police attended the area but were unable to positively identify the subject of complaint.

Police received an anonymous report of a person driving a vehicle who was believed to be a suspended driver. The investigation determined that the individual did in fact have a valid drivers licence.

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