The Estevan Police Service laid several charges after a traffic stop on a dirt bike on a south-central walking path in Estevan.
A 28-year-old Estevan man was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamines under the Control Drugs and Substances Act and breaching the conditions of his undertaking under the Criminal Code.
He was also served tickets under the City of Estevan bylaw for not wearing helmet and driving an all-terrain vehicle on public property. And he was charged for having a warrant originating from the Regina Police Service.
The individual is scheduled to make his first court appearance Nov. 4 in Estevan Provincial Court.
In other recent police news, a 911 call was received on Sept. 2 regarding a static phone line at a central Estevan business. Members attended, but found no one present. The building was secure.
Police responded to a report of shoplifting at a local business. Police were able to locate the suspect and the 41-year-old Estevan man was arrested for theft and possession of stolen property. He will appear in Estevan Provincial Court later in October to answer to the charges.
The EPS reports the first day of school Sept. 3 went well, as no traffic or other issues were reported. The public is reminded to continue to be mindful of children walking, running or on bicycles, crossing the street at intersections and crosswalks, and crossing streets where not expected. Also, please be mindful of school buses and laws pertaining to stop arms and flashing red safety lights in operation. All vehicles are required to stop no less than five meters from the rear or front of a school bus while stop arms are extended and red safety lights flashing.