On Sunday August 18, 2019 the Estevan Police Service received information that Kristofer Donald (28) of Estevan was at a residence in the central part of the city. Donald was wanted for failing to comply with his electronic monitoring conditions and had been at large for approximately one week. In addition, he has a number of other outstanding Criminal Code charges. Police were aware Donald had been in different locations in Southern Saskatchewan over the course of the week and may have made his way back to the Energy City.
Members were able to confirm Donald’s presence at the residence and due to safety concerns the EPS canine unit was called in for support. Attempts to negotiate and have Donald surrender were unsuccessful. Police Service Dog Max was untilized to search the residence and located Donald hiding inside a small closet in a back bedroom room. PSD Max apprehended Donald at this time. He was subsequently transported to hospital for treatment of a puncture wound to his forearm.
Donald is facing further charges of resisting arrest, failing to comply with conditions of his undertaking in addition to his outstanding drug trafficking charges. He appeared in court on Monday August 19,2019 and has been remanded in custody until later in September.