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Motorist charged for impaired driving after collision in Estevan

The Estevan Police Service arrested a driver who was impaired and suspended following a multi-vehicle collision on the weekend.
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ESTEVAN - Members of the Estevan Police Service were called to a multi-vehicle collision in the city centre.

Police located the driver of the offending vehicle and a 34-year-old Estevan man was arrested for driving while impaired and driving while suspended. He was also issued a ticket for having or consuming open alcohol in a vehicle. He was released and will speak to those charges at a later date.

The EPS says it dealt with 53 occurrences from Nov. 24-26. Calls for service included criminal harassment, frauds, impaired drivers, traffic collisions, uttering threats and disturbing the peace. Seventeen people were issued tickets for violations under the Traffic Safety Act.

Members received a report of a possible impaired driver. Officers were able to locate the vehicle in question and no signs of impairment were noted for the motorist at the time.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in east Estevan. Members mediated the situation and determined a verbal argument had taken place.

Police were dispatched to another report of a possible impaired driver. The vehicle was not located and no other descriptions were provided.

A report of uttering threats is under investigation. 

Members received a report of harassment. The subject of the complaint was identified and charges are pending.

Police conducted a conditions check and as a result, a 27-year-old man from Estevan was charged for failing to comply with his release conditions.

Officers conducted a traffic stop in which the driver refused to provide his driver’s licence. He was arrested for resisting/obstructing a police officer and also issued a traffic ticket for the violation that initiated the traffic stop. He will speak to those charges at a later date.