Two people arrested for impaired driving

Police stopped a vehicle on 13th Avenue where a 35-year-old man from Olds, Alta., was arrested on Nov. 30. He will face charges of impaired driving and refusing to provide suitable samples to police. He was lodged in cells until sober.

Police also received a call about a woman that was drinking at a downtown establishment and entered a vehicle. It was located a short distance away and after failing a roadside test the 25-year-old Estevan woman was arrested and will face charges of impaired driving and driving while over .08. She was released on a promise to appear for a January court date.

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In other recent police news, Estevan Police Service (EPS) received the report of a theft that occurred in a central Estevan grocery store on Nov. 28. Stolen was a bottle of non-prescription medication. The matter remains under investigation.

A fraud/scam was also reported to EPS involving an east-central restaurant. A call was received saying their electronic equipment was being shipped and they were to forward the delivery fee. The restaurant easily identified this as attempted fraud and didn’t participate any further.

On Nov. 29, police responded to a call of a possible impaired driver. The vehicle was located a short time later parked at a local establishment. The registered owner was located inside and spoken to about the report.

Police arrested a Regina man on outstanding warrants around 2:00 a.m.  He was released about an hour later with a new court date set in Regina.

Police responded to a single-vehicle collision on Kensington Avenue on Nov. 30. No serious injuries occurred but the driver did attend to the hospital as a precaution to be checked out by medical staff.

Police also stopped a vehicle and an Estevan man was charged for driving without a valid license and operating and unregistered vehicle. The woman passenger was charged for failing to have a child secured in a proper restraint system.

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