July 6 2021

Police received a report of an attempt fraud.  The victim received notification that the victim won $3.8 million from Reader’s Digest.  The victim was informed it was necessary to send a deposit cheque of $24,000.00 to receive the prize money.  No cheque was sent.  Police remind the public that it isn’t necessary to pay a deposit to receive winnings.  If someone is asking for a deposit it is a scam.  Do not give them any information or respond to them.

Police received a report of a person in a mini van trying to sell home theater equipment in parking lots of local businesses.  The vehicle was located and the individual identified.  The individual was warned of the necessity of obtaining a city business license and the obligations under the Direct Sellers Act.  Police encourage the public to report any similar circumstances.

Police were dispatched to a North central Estevan convenience store on the report of a possible impaired driver. Upon arrival, members utilized a roadside screening device for detecting marijuana which resulted in a positive reading. The driver was transported to hospital for further testing and then transported to EPS where he was lodged in cells until sober.  Impaired Driving charges pending.

A traffic stop in central Estevan resulted in a 19 year old Estevan man having his Novice 2 driver’s license suspended for 60 days and his vehicle impounded for 3 days following a positive roadside screening test for marijuana.



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