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EPS investigating collision, thefts from businesses and fraud

The Estevan Police Service handled a number of calls from Sept. 14-17.
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ESTEVAN - Members of the Estevan Police Service are investigating a collision that occurred in southeast Estevan on Sept. 14.

Officers attended to the incident around Perkins Street and the 100 block of First Street just after 11 p.m. A vehicle was struck by a second vehicle, which fled the scene.

The EPS is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the offending vehicle, which may have significant damage to the passenger side and would be missing a passenger side mirror. 

Please call 306-634-4767 or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers if you have any information about this incident.

In other recent police news, officers received a call for a mischief at a residence on Sept. 15. The matter remains under investigation.

Police received a call for a possible break and enter in progress at a local business in the downtown area. Upon further investigation, it does not appear that the subject gained access to the building. The incident remains under investigation.

While patrolling the industrial area, members located an insecure vehicle. The registered owner was contacted in the event there were items missing. At this time, it does not appear to be suspicious.

Police received a report of a theft from a business. Statements were obtained and the matter is still being investigated.

Officers received another report of theft from a business on Sept. 16. The company indicated they supplied tools to an employee to do their work. The employee no longer is employed and has failed to return the tools. The matter is still under investigation.

Police received a report of a vehicle failing to stop for a school bus that was stopped with the emergency equipment activated. The individual was issued a traffic ticket under the Traffic Safety Act. Police remind the public that drivers are required to stop for a school bus no matter if you are following the school bus or approaching from the front of it.

In the early hours, a red vehicle pulling a utility trailer was used to commit a theft from a local business in the industrial area of the city. Police are asking the public’s assistance in reporting any suspicious vehicles. The matter is under investigation.

The EPS received a report of a fraud. Possible suspects were identified and the matter is still being investigated.

Police received a call through the Report Impaired Drivers line regarding a black vehicle on Kensington Avenue. Members located the vehicle and the driver ended up failing a roadside screening device for drugs. The driver was issued a 60-day licence suspension and his vehicle was impounded for three days.

Several calls came in from a local establishment regarding males that refused to leave the premises. One male was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and resisting arrest.

Police received a report of mischief at a residence in the central part of the city. Members attended and spoke with two youths. The matter is still under investigation.