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Individuals charged in hit-and-run collision, firearms incident make court appearances in Estevan

Cases were adjourned until December.
Estevan Court House entrance
The Estevan Court House.

ESTEVAN - People charged in a number of high-profile cases in the Estevan area were back in Estevan Provincial Court this week.

Joseph Lee Dzuba is charged in connection with a vehicle-pedestrian collision south of the city in October in which a female pedestrian was struck while walking from a residence in the Sunset subdivision to Highway 47.

The pedestrian sustained what were described as serious, non-life-threatening injuries.

Dzuba is charged with one count of operating a vehicle while over .08 causing bodily harm; one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm; one count of operation while prohibited; and one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm.

Dzuba’s next scheduled appearance will be Dec. 5.

Zachary Lewis was in court following an incident on Nov. 4 that resulted in barricades set up on Fourth Street. He has been charged with pointing a firearm and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm. He will also make his next appearance on Dec. 5.

Jordan Hochstein was in court on numerous charges, including some related to a brief armed stand-off that occurred in August on Eighth Street in Estevan. His next appearance will also be on Dec. 5.

The charges for the August incident include one count each of taking a hostage, resisting arrest, mischief and failing to comply with the conditions of a release order, and three counts of uttering threats to cause death. All charges are under the Criminal Code. 

Joshua Regis LeBlanc made his latest appearance for charges of luring a person under the age of 18, sexual exploitation and sexual assault. He will be back in court on Dec. 19.

None of these charges have been proven in court.  

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