Police arrest a motorist following a traffic stop

Members of the Estevan Police Service have had a number of calls in recent days.

A traffic stop occurred in northeast Estevan on Feb. 24 that resulted in a 25-year-old man having his driver’s licence suspended for 72 hours, due to the result of his breath sample into a roadside screening device. His vehicle was also impounded for three days.

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Members were dispatched to a central Estevan neighbourhood on Feb. 23 for the report of a dog at large that attacked another dog while it was being walked by its owner. No injuries were sustained, but the matter remains under investigation. The public is reminded to keep all pets on a leash as per the City of Estevan bylaw. Owners can be held liable for the actions of their pets.

Police attended to a motor vehicle collision in central Estevan that resulted in one vehicle being towed due to the damages sustained. It slid out of control and struck a post. The accident was a result of the quickly deteriorating road conditions due to the sudden heavy snowfall. The public is reminded to be mindful of rapidly changing road conditions and to adjust speeds accordingly.

Members received a complaint Feb. 22 of criminal harassment as a result of driving actions around Fourth Street. The matter is still being looked into at this time.

Officers received another complaint in regards to criminal harassment involving two businesses within the city. No charges are pending at this time and the matter is still under investigation.

Multiple reports of fraud or scams were received, but thankfully no information was provided to the scammers. The public is reminded to continue to be mindful of these scams and to not provide any information of any kind. Report the scams to police and also the anti-fraud centre at 1-888-495-8501.




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