Estevan Police Service members were called to a disturbance at a local lounge on Sunday night, and it ended in three arrests. One subject was released at the scene after members sorted out the problem. The other two subjects were lodged in cells until sober. One of them is facing charges for resisting arrest after he refused to accompany police following his arrest. Members had to use force to take him into custody. The same subject also received medical attention for a minor injury he received as a result of the disturbance. The matter remains under investigation.
Police were on patrol on the south end of the city on Saturday night when they noticed a suspicious vehicle was parked near the Estevan Archery Club's indoor range. A subsequent check of this vehicle revealed two youths were smoking marijuana. A significant amount was seized from the subjects, along with paraphernalia. Both subjects have been charged with possession of a controlled substance, and were released to their parents. They will make a court appearance on April 7.
A 25-year-old male has been charged with impaired driving and driving while over .08, after police stopped the accused due to driving actions. He will make a court appearance on April 7
Officers were called to a local convenience store, after a female subject became frightened she was going to be assaulted. The involved parties were spoken to, and then sent on their way. No further action was required.
A 24-year-old female was also arrested and charged for impaired driving and driving while over .08, after police observed her driving actions in the central area of the city. She will also appear in court on April 7.
A call to the west side of the city was received when occupants of a residence were awoken by a loud noise outside their home. The caller thought someone was trying to enter their house. Police attended and did not locate anyone in the area. The matter is being looked into.
Police were called to a noise complaint in the central area of the city. The occupant was warned under the city's noise by-law.
Twenty-four hour driving suspensions were issued at two separate traffic stops. Breath samples on the roadside screening device resulted in an "Alert" reading.
Police were called to a local nightclub after a male patron had to be forcibly removed from the establishment by staff. Once outside, the subject then attempted to fight with the bar staff. When police arrived, he was taken into custody and lodged in cells for the evening. The same male was involved in another incident earlier in the evening; it involved a cellular phone belonging to a company he once worked for. After he was arrested, the cellular phone was recovered and returned to the rightful owner.
Officers later received a 911 call after a female subject was noted to be banging on the side of a residence on the north end of the city. This female was also heavily intoxicated and was taken into custody and lodged for the evening.
Police were called to a local hotel in the early morning hours after they received a report of an intoxicated male passed out in the lobby. He was arrested and lodged for the evening.
Members stopped a truck on the northwest side of the city on Monday night. A 21-year-old male was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana under 30 grams.
Police received a call about a possible impaired driver in the central part of the city. The suspect vehicle was located downtown on 13th Avenue. The male driver was arrested for impaired driving and driving while over .08. He provided breath samples at the police station, and his readings were over the legal limit. The male was released to a sober person with a court date.
At the same time, police responded to a call about another impaired driver who had just arrived in Estevan on the east end of the city. The vehicle was located in the 500 block of Fourth Street. The male driver was not over the .08 legal limit, but did have alcohol in his system. He is a probationary driver and had his driver's licence suspended for 30 days. His female passenger was charged for having open alcohol in a vehicle.
Police responded to a noise complaint at a residence in the south end of the city. A warning was issued.
Police were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity near a department store in the northeast area of Estevan. The activity was checked out and determined to be a night construction worker at the store. No further action was required.