ESTEVAN - The Estevan Police Service made a couple of arrests for impaired driving on Saturday.
A 32-year-old Estevan man was arrested for impaired driving and driving while prohibited. The man was also charged with possession of a methamphetamine. He was lodged in cells and released on Sunday for court in November.
Police arrested a 42-year-old Lampman woman for impaired driving. She was charged criminally and will appear in Estevan Provincial Court in October.
Also during the weekend, police conducted a welfare check Friday on an individual neighbours had not been in contact with since Wednesday. The neighbours were concerned for the individual’s well being. Police attended and learned the individual was fine and just away from Estevan.
Police were dispatched to a local business on the east end of the city as there was a report of youths causing a disturbance and refusing to leave. The youths were located at a nearby hotel and released to their parents.
Officers were dispatched to central Estevan for a male attempting to enter vehicles. He was located in the parking lot, arrested for breaching his release conditions and lodged in cells. The 38-year-old man from Estevan was released with a court date in six weeks time. The Police and Crisis Team will also be assisting with this file.
The EPS received a report of someone setting off fireworks in the valley in the north end of the city. Members attended but could not locate anyone.
Police were dispatched to a local bar for a report of a fight. All parties were spoken to and sent on their way.
Members were asked to assist in a child custody dispute on Saturday. Through discussions, the police were able to resolve the complainant’s concern and her son was returned to her.
Police were called to a local liquor establishment to a report of a group of males refusing to leave. Prior to police attending, the males left the premise.
Members were called to the Hillside area to a report of a young child wandering around just after 1 a.m. on Sunday. Police attended and were able to determine who the child’s parents were and returned the child to the residence. The matter was referred to the Ministry of Social Services.
Police attended to a local restaurant to the report of a fight happening inside the restaurant. A 42-year-old Nova Scotia man was arrested and charged with two counts of assault. He was lodged in cells and released on Sunday. He is scheduled to appear in Estevan Provincial Court in October.
Officers attended to a commercial business alarm on Sunday. It was determined the business was accidentally left insecure.
Police received a report of criminal harassment and further breach of court conditions. The matter is still under investigation.
Police were dispatched to a residence in the downtown core as the caller wanted someone removed from the home. Members attended and mediated the situation. The matter remains under investigation.