Impaired driving arrest made after accident

A 49-year-old Estevan man is facing charges, including one for impaired driving by drug, following a Nov. 27 collision.

The Estevan Police Service was called to the incident in central Estevan. The investigation involved the use of a standardized field sobriety test as well as one of the EPS’s drug recognition experts.

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The accused was also served a violation ticket under the Traffic Safety Act for failing to yield at a yield sign.

He will make his first appearance in Estevan Provincial Court on Jan. 13, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.

In other recent police news, an attempted fraud/scam was reported Nov. 26, in which a call was received advising that unauthorized charges were made on a credit card. A request was then made for further information from the potential victim. The public is again reminded not to provide information to these and similar calls, no matter how legitimate they appear. Always contact a banking institution to verify any account issues.

A motor vehicle collision occurred in northeast Estevan which resulted in damage to both vehicles. A violation ticket was served as one vehicle drove in front of another, resulting in the incident. No injuries were reported.

A driver of a vehicle was charged under the Traffic Safety Act on Nov. 27 for unsafe backing as a result of a collision that occurred in a central Estevan convenience store parking lot.

A 23-year-old Estevan man was arrested and charged as a result of not attending court after previously being served with a subpoena. He was held in cells for a 9:30 a.m. court appearance.



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