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Estevan police help locate man who suffers from memory loss

Latest news from the Estevan Police Service.
Estevan police building An Estevan Police cruiser in front of the detachment

ESTEVAN - In the early morning hours of June 21, Estevan Police Service received a frantic call regarding an elderly gentleman who was missing from his home.

The gentleman suffers from memory loss, and the family was extremely concerned because he had left the house while everyone was sleeping.

Within a few minutes of receiving the call, a member located the gentleman quite a distance from his home. He was not dressed for the weather and did not know where he was. He was picked up by the member and returned to his home.

On a separate matter, during a traffic stop conducted on June 20, the driver of the vehicle provided false identification to the police.

The officer was able to determine the driver was deceitful and he was charged with obstruction.

The 41-year-old man will answer to the charge on August 8.

He was also found to be driving while suspended and will answer to that charge on August 17.

Police also attended to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of King Street and Kensington Avenue on June 19. EMS attended as well as there were minor injuries. 

The individuals were treated at the scene and released. 

Both vehicles involved in the accident were damaged significantly enough they had to be removed by a tow truck. 

An Estevan male driver was charged for failing to yield when turning left.