October 14-16, 2022

The Estevan Police Service dealt with 59 occurrences over the weekend.

Police received a report of theft of copper wire from a business in the industrial area. Possible suspects were identified, however the matter remains under investigation.

Police conducted numerous traffic stops over the weekend- 14 Mandatory Breath demands were made where most drivers denied consuming alcohol. Two 72 hour suspensions were issued, and out of the 14, only 4 drivers provided samples with results of zero.

Police conducted traffic enforcement in the downtown core- concentrating on semi trucks not following the truck route, or parking in no parking zones.

Numerous driving complaints were called in- Some of the drivers were issued tickets under the Traffic Safety act, and where there was not enough evidence to proceed with a charge, warnings were issued.  Members also monitored school zones for speed infractions.

Police had a report on an intoxicated male walking in the downtown core. The caller was concerned for his safety as they had witnessed him fall several times and he was not dressed for the cold weather. The male was located and transported to his residence where he was left in the care of a sober person.

Police received a report of a suspicious male that approached a parked vehicle in a parking lot and began banging on the windows. The male got into another vehicle and left the scene prior to police arriving. Vehicle description was provided, however, the vehicle was never located. No injuries or damage was reported.

Police conducted curfew checks where 2 subjects were found not to be home. Charges for failing for failing to comply with conditions of release were completed.

Police conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle where the Automatic License Plate Reader(ALPR) indicated that the Registered owner was a suspended driver. The driver was issued a ticket under the Traffic Safety Act with a court date in December.

Police were dispatched to a residence in the Hillside area for a report of a domestic in progress. Members attended and spoke with both parties. The situation was diffused and no further police involvement was necessary.

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