School is back in session, and police in Estevan are keeping a close eye on drivers around school buses.

The Estevan Police Service reported monitoring a bus' complete route on Thursday as they want to ensure drivers are obeying the stop arms on the buses.

Police reported no violations, but said that "continued monitoring and enforcement will happen as the school year progresses."

Drivers are required to stop for school buses with flashing lights and stop arms out, regardless of which direction the driver is approaching from.

"You are not allowed to pass a bus picking up or dropping off children at a stop when the emergency equipment is operational."

The EPS also made a pair of arrests on Friday.

They charged a 37-year-old Estevan man under provincial legislation for trespassing at the Estevan City Landfill.

And they charged a 23-year-old man from Pelly, Sask. with impaired driving. Police say he blew samples nearly double the legal limit. He was released and scheduled for court in November.

Police also received a complaint of a female at a business causing a disturbance and failing to leave on Thursday. She had left by the time police arrived, but they were able to find her and warn her of her behaviour.

And police are investigating a Thursday report of theft from a local business.

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