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Estevan police arrest an impaired driver during the weekend

Police also received a report of a scam.
Estevan Police Service vehicle door
The latest from the Estevan Police Service.

ESTEVAN - Members of the Estevan Police Service had another active weekend, as they responded to 48 occurrences from July 28-30.

On July 28, members were called to perform a well-being check, which led to an Estevan individual being transported to St. Joseph's Hospital for further assessment.

During the evening of July 28, a traffic stop was made in central Estevan, which resulted in a 44-year-old North Portal resident being arrested for impaired driving. He is scheduled to make his first appearance in Estevan Provincial Court on Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.m.

During the day on July 30, police were dispatched to an area in central Estevan as a male was reported to be in distress. The male, who had a minor injury to his hand, was spoken to by members and then transported to hospital for further assessment.

During the evening of July 30, a scam was reported to police. The scam is in relation to the complainant seeing his residence for rent on a website when it is not for rent or sale. The public is reminded to be aware of this and other scams in the community on a daily basis, and to also report any scams they discover to the Anti-Fraud Centre online or by phone at 1-888-495-8501.

Also during the evening of July 30, members and the EPS's Police and Crisis Team were dispatched to a north Estevan residence on the report of a domestic dispute in progress. After further mediation, the issue was resolved without further issue.