Traffic stop results in weapons and drug charges

The Estevan Police Service (EPS) laid several charges following a traffic stop in northeast Estevan on Friday.

A 32-year-old Estevan man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, is facing multiple weapons-related charges, which include possession a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public peace, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon. All three charges are under the Criminal Code.

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This subject is also is facing a charge under the Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act for possessing open alcohol in a vehicle.

He was released on conditions for court in April.

A 34-year-old woman, who was also a passenger in the vehicle, was charged for possession of methamphetamine under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. She was released on an appearance notice for court in April.

The driver of the vehicle was released from the scene, but also faces two Traffic Safety Act charges of operating an unregistered vehicle and driving contrary to his driver’s licence restrictions.

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