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EPS members had 73 calls for service during the weekend

Police tended to a missing youth, a potential assault, a suspended motorist and more.
Estevan police building An Estevan Police cruiser in front of the detachment

ESTEVAN - Members of the Estevan Police Service had a busy weekend, as they responded to 73 calls for service. 

Police responded to a call of excessive smoke coming from a backyard fire on Sept. 29. When police arrived, the homeowner was already in the process of putting it out. No further action was needed.



Officers responded to a disturbance on the northeast side of the city. One subject was arrested for breach of the peace and lodged in cells until the following morning to prevent further disturbances.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Sept. 30 and located a motorist who was suspended from operating a vehicle. She was charged under the Traffic Safety Act and her vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Officers responded to a downtown establishment after a male was reported to be asking patrons for their ID and claiming to be a staff member. The male was spoken to and sent on his way.

The EPS is investigating a report of an assault on a taxi driver.  The matter remains under investigation.

Also during the weekend, police received a report of a missing high school student. The youth was located safe a short time later at a friend's residence.

Police received a report of a suspicious person outside a residence on the west side of the city. Members patrolled the area but were unable to locate anyone.

A report came in of a stolen wallet from the central part of the city. The wallet was located in a vehicle. Police remind the public to remove valuables from their vehicles and ensure that their vehicle is locked when left unattended.

Police received a report of a fire in a garage in the central part of the city. Members attended but the fire was extinguished prior to their arrival.

Reports came in of several mischief incidents taking place at different locations. One female has been charged with mischief after statements were obtained. The matter is still under investigation.

Police received a report of a female walking on the highway with a stroller. Members attended to ensure she was safe and there were no issues.