The Estevan Police Service dealt with 59 occurrences over the weekend resulting in a total of 21 charges. Of the charges laid, 5 were laid under the Criminal Code of Canada, 16 were under the Traffic Safety Act.
There were many Christmas Parties happening around the city and we would like to thank the many that found a safe ride home.
Early Saturday morning, a traffic stop was conducted where a male from Moose Jaw was arrested for outstanding warrants. He was also a suspended driver and ticketed for such under the Traffic Safety Act. He was also subject to a Standard Field Sobriety Test and performed poorly therefore his license was suspended for 72 hours. Matter remains under investigation and Criminal Code charges are pending.
Saturday night, members conducted a traffic stop with a Regina male and entered into an impaired driving investigation. The male provided two samples of breath and was charged under the Criminal Code then released. A court date in date January has been set to speak to those charges.
Several traffic stops were conducted throughout the weekend, resulting in charges under the Traffic Safety Act. The Estevan Police Service would like to remind the public to travel for road conditions which may mean they are required to travel under the posted speed limit in order to ensure proper stopping time.
Members located a male who was a suspect for a theft that occurred in late November. He was arrested and charged for Theft Under $5000. He will appear in court in January to speak to those charges.
Sunday morning, the Estevan Police received a 911 call for a report of a stolen truck. The vehicle was located a short time later, however the suspects had fled the scene. Matter remains under investigation. We would like to remind the public not to leave their vehicles running unattended.
Calls for service ranged from domestic disputes, people reporting scams, false alarms, driving/parking complaints, harassing communications, and intoxicated subjects.