Over the weekend, the Estevan Police Service (EPS) responded to 63 occurrences, including incidents involving suspicious persons, reports of mischief, and storm-related damage.

On June 21, police responded to a disturbance at a local business where a female refused to leave. EPS members attended and facilitated her departure from the premises.

They also handled a domestic violence call where one party had left before EPS arrived, which remains under investigation. Another incident involved a disturbance caused by a female at a local medical facility, where EPS assisted staff. Additionally, they responded to a report of a dog running loose and assisted in reuniting it with its owner.

An assault at a local business was reported, and EPS attended to obtain statements from involved parties and witnesses. The investigation is ongoing.

On June 22, police responded to a report of a suspicious person in a business parking lot. Two individuals were arrested: an 18-year-old male from Pheasant Rump First Nation for breaching conditions with a weapon, and a 19-year-old female from Arcola for possession of prohibited weapons deemed dangerous to the public. Both were released pending a court date.

That same day, EPS responded to a false alarm at a local school, confirming the premises were secure. They also investigated a fraud report where payment for an item was not received after the sale.

Police attended a report of theft from a vehicle, recovering items for the caller. EPS also addressed a report of trespassing on private property, issuing a ticket to the individual involved.

On June 23, EPS received a report of a dog running at large, possibly biting children. Members attended and spoke with all parties. The matter will be handed over to by-law enforcement for additional follow-up.

Members responded to a complaint of a hit-and-run collision. The vehicle was located shortly afterward. The driver, under 21, received a 60-day driver's license suspension and a 3-day vehicle impound after failing a roadside screening test.

As the storm raged on in Estevan, several calls came in, including reports of downed power lines and fires resulting from the damage. Estevan Fire Rescue and SaskPower were contacted for assistance.

A report was received that a building had blown across Highway 39 near Sawyer Safety. Members attended and directed traffic while the debris was cleared from the road. They also responded to a scene where a large plastic tank struck a residence window; the tank had been lifted by the wind during the storm.

EPS located debris and construction materials on 5th Street and 12th Avenue, where a business roof had blown off during the storm. Public Works and SaskPower attended to clean up the downed power line.