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EPS makes an arrest on weapons-related charges

Charges laid after police were called about an assault during the weekend.
Estevan Police Service Car

ESTEVAN - Members of the Estevan Police Service arrested one person on numerous charges, including weapons infractions, on June 11. 

In the early morning hours, police received a report of an assault that had just occurred. While interviewing the victim, it was learned that another incident involving the same individuals had taken place approximately one month earlier but had not been reported. The prior incident involved a firearm. 

The accused has been arrested and was held for a remand hearing. He is facing a number of charges, including assault, uttering threats, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, pointing a firearm and possession of a firearm while prohibited. 

All charges are under the Criminal Code. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

In other recent police news, members conducted foot patrols through the fair and rodeo grounds throughout weekend. The EPS says crowds were well behaved. Officers were notified of a missing child and were able to locate the little boy, who was upset but happy to be reunited with his mother.

Members also competed in a couple of tug-of-war competitions with the Estevan Fire Rescue Service during the fair. 

A report a of male who was banging on doors June 11 led to his arrest for causing a disturbance.  Charges have not been laid at this time, however, the male was held in cells until sober.