The Estevan Police Service were called to a cougar sighting in town over the long weekend. That was one of 78 calls for service they fielded.
The reported sighting was reported around Rooks Avenue and Duncan Road. Police officers searched the area, but could not find the animal.
The EPS reported that over 400 vehicles were stopped at high-visibility checkstops Saturday night, and all drivers appeared to be sober.
These were the other calls of service, as outlined in the EPS release:
Several complaints of patrons refusing to leave licensed premises when asked to do so by staff. Each of the individuals left upon members attending and no further actions were required.
A 4 year old female was located wandering on 2nd Street and she was re-united with parents shortly after.
A report of a hit and run at a local restaurant, the vehicle was located the next day and the matter is still under investigation.
Officers responded to a single-vehicle collision in the area of Souris Avenue and Edward Street. The cause of the collision is believed to have been a medical condition and the vehicle was towed as it was no longer driveable.
As a result of the actions of a 24 year old male observed in the downtown area, he was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place. It was further determined that he had active warrants of arrest with the Regina Police Service and was remanded to attend court in Regina on May 24, 2022.