Members of the Estevan Police Service were dispatched to a central Estevan hotel on Sunday after receiving a report of a 34-year-old male in medical distress due to a possible drug overdose.
Upon arrival, police administered naloxone spray to counteract the effects of the drug(s) consumed by the male.
Following on-scene assessment by Estevan Emergency Medical Services, he was transported by ambulance to the hospital to receive additional medical care.
In other recent police news, officers were dispatched to noise complaints in the 1700-block of McCormick Crescent and 1500-block of First Street on Friday. In each occurrence, the individuals responsible were located and warned under the Estevan noise bylaw.
Members were dispatched to a recreational area in central Estevan on Saturday following a report of an altercation between youths. The investigation determined that an assault had occurred during which minor injuries were sustained. The matter remains under investigation.
As a result of an investigation into allegations of assault, a 37 year-old man from Estevan was arrested and charged with three counts of assault. He was lodged in cells pending release on conditions by a justice of the peace.
Members attended to a noisy party complaint on Milne Crescent. The homeowner was warned of the noise bylaw and no further police involvement was required to address the complaint.
Police received a report Monday of an individual uttering threats. This matter remains under investigation, however later in the day, the same parties were involved in a disturbance. Members attended to the disturbance and mediated a resolution for the day.
Officers received a Report Impaired Drivers complaint early in the day. The vehicle was not located until several hours later when it was found parked and unoccupied. Further investigation took place and the driver was identified and determined to have not been impaired at the time of the complaint.
The EPS received a report of an assault. Members attended and the individuals involved were not co-operative during the investigation. Police mediated a resolution to deal with the immediate situation.