Police called regarding motorcycle accident, missing youth and more

One person was injured in a motorcycle accident in Estevan during the April 15 night shift.

Members of the Estevan Police Service (EPS) responded to the accident, which occurred on 13th Avenue. Police arrived on scene and found a motorcycle that had lost control, slid half a block and hit a curb.

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The driver was treated on scene by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and released with only minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

  • In other recent police news, members received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Estevan Shoppers’ Mall’s parking lot during the April 14 day shift. The vehicle had sustained extensive damage and was not driveable. Members contacted the owner and it was determined the driver had hit a meridian. The driver attended and provided a statement and the matter has been referred to Saskatchewan Government Insurance.
  • While out on patrol, members noted an unhitched trailer on the street in the Hillside area. The owner was contacted and was warned of the bylaw. The public is reminded it is unlawful to leave a trailer on the street that is not attached to a vehicle.
  • Police received a complaint of a vehicle parked at a business for an extended period of time. The owner was contacted and the matter was resolved.
  • Members attended to a residence in the west end of the city for a domestic dispute. Both parties were spoken to and police were able to mediate the situation.
  • Police received a complaint regarding the noise bylaw from a residence in south Estevan. Members attended and warned the homeowner of the bylaw.
  • Officers received a complaint of uttering threats. The matter is under investigation.
  • Police received a complaint regarding a disturbance on an arterial road in central Estevan during the April 14 night shift. The caller stated that two male subjects appeared to be fighting and then started to impede traffic because they had crossed the street. Police immediately attended to the area and were told by a witness that the males had run away in different directions. Officers searched the area but did not find the males.
  • Police received a report during the April 15 day shift of vehicles that were left running for extended periods of time and disturbing nearby residents. It is an offence to leave a vehicle running for extended periods of time. The matter will be monitored further.
  • Officers received a request from Regina Police Service to conduct a welfare check on a 15-year-old. The youth had been reported missing in Regina and it was learned she was here in Estevan. The welfare check was completed and the Regina Police Service was advised she was with family here.
  • Police received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle in a local business parking lot. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Members attended to an east-central Estevan hotel during the April 16 day shift, for a report of a guest refusing to pay her bill. Upon police arrival, the 42-year-old woman was found to be intoxicated, at which time she was arrested for public intoxication and transported to the police station, where she was lodged in cells until sober. Her 11-year-old son, who was also in the room, was left in the care of a relative who attended. The issue regarding the outstanding bill was resolved.
  • A hit and run was reported from a north-central Estevan restaurant parking lot. Damage was minimal and the matter remains under investigation.
  • A wallet was found and turned into police. The grateful owner was contacted and soon attended to pick it up.
  • Multiple stray cats were reported from northwest Estevan. The Estevan bylaw enforcement officer attended at which time traps were set. The public is reminded that it is against city bylaw to allow pets roam freely.
  • Police responded to a reported alarm at a downtown business during the April 16 night shift. Officers attended and found that an employee had set off the alarm and there was no problem.
  • Police later were called about a noise complaint in an apartment. Members attended and spoke to the residents and warned the tenants about the noise bylaw. No further action was required.
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