The Estevan Police Service reported several matters from Thursday to Saturday including charges against five people.
The lists of calls for each day are as follows:
Police attended a three vehicle collision at King St. and Bannatyne Avenue this afternoon. All three vehicles were drivable. EMS and Estevan Fire Rescue were dispatched as a precaution. There were no injured and the cause into the collision remains under investigation.
A report of tires and rims being taken from the driveway of a residence was received. The matter is under investigation.
A complaint of a scam where the victim was provided with an investment opportunity was also reported. The victim did provide financial information, but cancelled the account prior to any financial loss. The victim is now receiving unwanted phone calls from the scammers and has been advised to block the calls. This matter is being looked into further.
Police received a report of a theft from a local service station. A male was observed on security video shoplifting an object amd was identified. He was later arrested and charged with theft under $5000 and breach of release conditions. He has since been released.
As a result of a traffic stop in the 500 block of 1st Street A, where police service dog Max was utilized to search a motor vehicle , a 38 year old Estevan male was arrested under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The male has been held in custody and will be remanded for Court on Monday and has been charged with the following offences :
1. Possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking.
2. Possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking.
3. Possession of Fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking,
4. Trafficking in a controlled substance – cocaine.
5. Trafficking in a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
6. Possession of property obtained by crime under the Criminal Code.
During the same traffic stop, a 46 year old Estevan male was also arrested and has been charged with refusing or failure to comply with a blood demand and possession of property obtained by crime. He was lodged in cells for the evening.
Police received a report of a break and enter in progress at a residence in the city. Upon arrival, members arrested two males in relation for the break-in as well as uttering threats. One male was released without charges, the other was charged with uttering threats and given a future court date.
In relation to the above occurrence, a third male was issued a 72 hour driver’s license suspension and his vehicle was impounded for three days.
Police also received a report of noise from an apartment in the north part of the city. When members attended the source of the noise was turned off.