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EPS had nearly 90 calls for service on the weekend

A variety of calls for the EPS during the weekend.
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The latest from the Estevan Police Service.

ESTEVAN - The Estevan Police Service was kept busy during the weekend, as members responded to a total of 87 occurrences, according to information posted on its website.

Calls included assaults, frauds, noise complaints, causing a disturbance, thefts, failing to comply with release orders, harassment and a number of traffic-related matters.

The EPS reports that several mandatory breath tests were completed, with no arrests or suspensions resulting from the tests.

Police also conducted several foot patrols through various establishments and interacted with patrons. All were planning safe rides home.

In other recent police news, members attended to a couple of disturbance calls in the Trojan subdivision on March 14. The parties involved were provided some assistance in getting connected to community services.

Police were dispatched to a report of a structure fire in a multi-dwelling structure. Police and the Estevan Fire Rescue Service attended and determined it was smoke from a cooking incident. No further police action was required.

Members received a report of a theft from a local business. The matter is still under investigation.

Police were called to a report of an attempted scam using the Reader’s Digest method. The complainant realized it was an attempted fraud and didn’t provide any information.

Officers assisted city crews with getting vehicles moved for snow removal. 

Police were called to a local liquor establishment on March 16 for a report of an unruly female.  The female had been denied any further service and was told she wasn’t welcome in the business from this point on. She left prior to police arriving, but was located and advised she would be charged under the Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act if she returns to a licensed premise after being asked to leave.

Police received a report of uttering threats. An individual called a local business dissatisfied with the service that he received and threatened an employee. The matter is still under investigation.

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