Several charges laid following arrest

One person has been charged with several offences after an arrest by the Estevan Police Service on Nov. 4.

Police received a 911 hangup call from a residence in the 100-block of First Street. On attending and through subsequent investigation, a 24-year-old woman was arrested and is facing charges of failing to comply with a probation order, failing to comply with an undertaking, possession of property obtained by crime and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

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She has been lodged in cells and was taken before a judge the following day.

Also that day, members attended to a noise complaint in the Spruce Drive area. The suspect vehicle was located and the owner warned of his actions.

Police received an influx of scam reports on Nov. 5. The scams involved people claiming to be with Publishers Clearing House, the STARS Air Ambulance lottery and the Canada Revenue Agency. The public is reminded that these organizations do not require payments for winning prizes or take gift cards as payment. They also would not ask for your social insurance number (SIN) or credit card information over the phone. When in doubt, don’t give out any personal information and please call the police.

Police received a driving complaint on Nov. 6 in relation to a commercial vehicle failing to obey stop signs in a residential area. Police located the vehicle and have issued a ticket for failing to stop.

Members received a complaint about a vehicle being unloaded and possibly causing a hazard.  Police attended and determined it was not a hazard.

Officers attended to a motor vehicle accident near the Estevan Shoppers Mall. There were no injuries reported but one of the vehicles was damaged substantially enough it had to be towed.  The matter is still under investigation.

Police received a report of a missing youth. The youth was later located and the parents were updated.

Members received four separate calls in relation to someone requesting a SIN. None of the individuals supplied any information to the suspects. Police remind the public that they should not give their SIN number over the telephone.

Police are investigating an assault and uttering threats incident that allegedly took place at a residence in the Trojan subdivision. The matter remains under investigation.

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