A 71-year-old male is facing charges for resisting arrest and making nuisance phone calls on Monday night. Repeated calls were made to the Estevan Police Service, tying up phone lines and communications staff. When police attended to the accused's residence, he was observed making another such call. He was arrested and became combative when he was taken into custody, and was charged accordingly. He was extremely intoxicated at the time, so he was lodged in cells for the evening, and released on conditions when sober. A court date is set for November 25.
Police are investigating an incident in which four tires were slashed in the city's core area.
Police were alerted by CP Rail employees that a truck was on the railroad tracks and was hit by a train on Sunday night. Through investigation, it was learned that the truck went off the road and crossed two sets of tracks before getting stuck on the secondary rail line. Police required two tow trucks to remove the damaged vehicle from the tracks. The driver fled the scene before police arrived. The matter remains under investigation by CP Rail Police and the Estevan Police Service.
Police arrested a Regina male on a report of uttering threats. When the male was taken into custody, he was found to be in possession of crack cocaine. The male was lodged in cells and will appear in Estevan Provincial Court to answer to the charges.
A traffic stop was initiated in central Estevan on Wednesday night which resulted in a 26-year-old male being arrested for impaired driving and driving without a valid licence. He was transported to the police station, where he was lodged in cells until sober. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance in Estevan Provincial Court on December 2.
A 24-year-old male was arrested in central Estevan for breaching the conditions of his recognizance to refrain from the consumption of alcohol. He was transported to the police station, where he was also charged with public intoxication. He was lodged in cells due to the level of his intoxication, and released the following day. He will make his first court appearance in Estevan on November 4.
A traffic stop was initiated in north-central Estevan which resulted in a 20-year-old female being charged with driving while suspended.
Members were called to a domestic dispute in progress on Tuesday night. Officers arrived and got the situation under control. Both parties were split up and no further action was needed.
Police also responded to a pair of false alarms.