Friday August 29, 2014

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Police report for May 6 to 10

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Estevan Police Service members stopped a vehicle Saturday night due to its driving actions. The motorist showed signs of impairment. A roadside screening device demand was made, and an “F” reading was obtained. Two more breath demands occurred, and the male supplied two samples, both of which were well over the legal limit. Also, his drivers' license was suspended for unpaid fines, and the vehicle he was driving was unregistered. He was charged for driving while over .08, impaired driving, driving an unregistered vehicle and driving while suspended.

Police received a call about a noisy party. The complainant was unsure where the party was happening. Police patrolled the area, and could not locate the house.

Officers were called to a local bar for an assault. The victim was located, but did not wish to provide a statement or proceed with charges.

Police were called to a local convenience store, as a large number of people in the store were causing a disturbance. Police arrived and were met by the attendant. He pointed out a male person who had thrown several bags of chips around, as well as some other items. The person was removed from the store, arrested for public intoxication, and lodged in cells till sober.

Officers received a call from a concerned parent about a missing 23-year-old female. A short time later, police received a call that she was located, and everything was all right.

Police took a statement from a young offender about someone who was threatening to post some subject matter, on a social media network, if the youth did not comply with demands. The matter is under investigation.

Officers stopped a vehicle for driving actions and a sobriety check on Friday night. A roadside screening device demand was made, and an “F” reading was recorded. The male was transported to the police station for a breath test. Two samples were supplied, and both readings were over the legal limit. The motorist was charged with driving while over .08 and impaired driving.

Police stopped a vehicle later in the evening. The officer noticed a strong smell of beverage alcohol. A roadside screening device demand was made, and an “F” reading occurred. At the office, two samples of breath were obtained. Both were over the legal limit. The motorist was charged with driving while over .08 and impaired driving.

Members were called to a local bar to deal with two separate incidents of intoxicated patrons. One incident is under investigation.

Police were notified that a vehicle was left in an intersection of the Trojan subdivision on Thursday night. On arrival, the vehicle was not located, as it had been moved. The matter was concluded.

A call of an intoxicated male in the central area of the city was also received. Police located and spoke with the subject. He was sent on his way home, and no further action was required.

Police were later called to the intersection of 12th Avenue and Fourth Street, due to an injured male. Police located him and noticed he was bleeding quite badly from his hand. EMS was contacted and the subject was treated at the scene. He was heavily intoxicated, and police were unable to determine the cause of the injury. He was released to the care of a family member. The matter is still being looked into.

Officers were dispatched to an east-central parking lot on Wednesday night, on a report of two individuals who were smoking marijuana. Upon arrival and further investigation, it was determined that the complaint was unfounded. The matter has been concluded.

An 18-year-old female was charged following an investigation into the theft of a Sony PlayStation. The female took the PlayStation upon moving out of a residence where she was boarding. She is scheduled to make her first court appearance in Estevan on June 2.

A 23-year-old male was arrested and charged with impaired driving following a traffic stop in north-central Estevan. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance on June 2.

Police initiated a traffic stop in north-central Estevan, at which time a 33-year-old male was charged with driving while suspended under the Traffic Safety Act. His vehicle was towed as a result.

A 28-year-old male was arrested and charged with impaired driving after a traffic stop in northeast Estevan. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance in on June 2.

Police were dispatched to a north-central Estevan residence on an assault report. The suspect had fled the scene before police arrived. There weren't any injuries, and the matter is under investigation.

Officers initiated a traffic stop in central Estevan, which resulted in a 28-year-old male being arrested and charged with marijuana possession. He is schedule to make his first court appearance on June 2.

A complaint was received on Tuesday night about someone shining a green laser at drivers as they passed by. The caller advised police that the male subjects were outside of a local drinking establishment at the time. Members attended and spoke to five male subjects. They were advised of the reason they were being spoken to, and then searched. Police did not locate the laser in their possession, and they denied involvement.

Police attended to a call of two male subjects fighting the middle of the street in the downtown area. Members found the males, and they said they were friends, and they were not really fighting. They were warned of causing a disturbance and were told to leave the area immediately.

Officers were notified of a fire alarm. A patron in a local drinking establishment had activated the alarm.

A 23-year-old male was arrested and charged with obstructing a peace officer, and breaching the conditions of his recognizance, after police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle he was operating. He was also a suspended driver, and was charged accordingly. The vehicle he was operating has been seized and impounded for a minimum of 30 days. He will make a court appearance on June 2.

 


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