Police make arrest for drug possession, investigate threats

Police attended to an alarm call at a local business during Thursday’s day shift. Officers arrived on scene and learned that an employee had accidently set it off and that there was no further requirement for police assistance.

Officers stopped a vehicle on the west side of Estevan for speeding during Thursday’s night shift. The driver, a 39-year-old from Southey was arrested and a search connected to that arrest turned up marijuana. The driver was charged for unlawfully possessing more than 30 grams of marijuana. The man was also charged for obstruction, as he was tampering with evidence after his initial arrest. He was released for an October court date.

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Members responded to an alarm at a business on Fifth Street. The building was found to be secure.

Police were called and asked to do a well-being check on a resident. The person involved was located safe and sound.

Officers recovered some stolen identification from Saskatoon. The property was kept in safe keeping until it can be sent back to the owner.

Police were called to a report of a possible impaired driver during Friday’s day shift. The vehicle was located a short time later but the driver could not be found.

Members are looking into a complaint of uttering threats involving two females.

The EPS was also on hand for Friday’s Estevan parade, leading the parade and providing traffic control. Officers would like to thank the public for their patience and co-operation during the event.


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