Estevan Police Service members were called to reports of fireworks being set off on three separate occasions during the long weekend. In the first instance, police found the individual and issued a warning. In the other incidents, police did not find the responsible people. Officers are reminding the public that it is illegal to set off fireworks within City limits.
Police responded to a noise complaint at an apartment on the city's south side on Sunday night. The resident was warned of the noise bylaw.
Members received a complaint of an erratic driver leaving a residential neighborhood in south Estevan. Speeds were reported to be excessive, and pedestrians had to avoid being struck. The vehicle was not found. The matter is being investigated.
Police were called to an accident on Saturday in the city's northeast side. The investigation led to a demand for a breath sample from a female driver. At the police station, she was charged with refusing to provide a breath sample and impaired driving. She will appear in court October 7.
Police took a call from an intoxicated male, stating that his common-law partner had taken their vehicle. He refused to come in for a statement and give a description of the vehicle that was taken. No further action was required.
Police received a call through the Report Impaired Drivers line of an impaired motorist. Police could not locate the vehicle.
Police responded to an accident in east-central Estevan. A southbound car drove through a red light and was struck by an eastbound truck. Both vehicles were towed. No injuries occurred. The driver of the car was charged with failing to stop for a red light.
Police responded to a complaint of three intoxicated individuals walking along a street in east-central Estevan with open liquor. Members attended, and two of the individuals were charged under the Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act.
Police initiated a stop on Friday, and the male driver showed signs of impairment. Two samples of breath were obtained and both were over the limit. The motorist was released to a sober person, and was charged with impaired driving as well as driving while over .08.
Police noticed a vehicle that was driving 80 kilometres per hour on Kensington Avenue. Officers activated their sirens, but the vehicle turned west onto King Street. Police followed the vehicle, with emergency lights and sirens flashing, and the motorist finally stopped at Souris Avenue. The driver had no licence due to a previous charge. A breath demand was made and the male subject was issued a 24-hour driving suspension. He was also charged with flight from police and driving while suspended.
Police received a call from a person who witnessed an assault that happened earlier in the night. Several hours later, police received a report that the victim was being transported to Regina to undergo tests. A 17-year-old male was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm. He will be appearing in court September 9.
Police were flagged down by a concerned citizen. A male, who was a block away, was pointed out to the officer. He was walking down Fourth Street, and knocked over garbage cans and a Canada Post mailbox. The male was arrested, charged for public intoxication and having open alcohol in public, and lodged in cells.
The driving actions were noted for a vehicle, and as a result, the vehicle was stopped. The driver showed signs of impairment. Two breath samples were over the legal limit, and he was charged with impaired driving and driving while over .08
A male was witnessed vomiting on the side of a building. When spoken to by police, he had a hard time speaking. He was arrested for public intoxication. During the arrest and subsequent search, four packages of powder were found on him. A test showed that it was ecstasy. The subject was also charged with possession of a controlled substance. He will appear in court at a later date.
Three males, ranging in age from 18 to 23, have been charged with mischief after members, patrolling the north end of the city, located them attempting to knock over a road sign with their vehicle on Thursday night. The sign suffered damage. The matter is stilling being looked into. Court dates have been set for September 23 and October 28.
Police were also kept busy with noise complaints after responding to two separate calls, one in the Westview area and the other on the city's south end. The hosts of the parties were warned of the city's noise bylaw.
Police are investigating a theft that happened at a local fast food outlet.
Several hit and runs were reported throughout the city on Thursday.
Police dealt with an accident Wednesday on Kensington Avenue. A north-bound vehicle stopped in traffic as the vehicle in front had stopped abruptly. The vehicle that was following did not stop in time, hitting the rear end of the stopped vehicle. A tow truck was needed to remove the one vehicle, as it was not safe to drive. The accident is under investigation.