Even though it was a long weekend, the Estevan Police Service was busy responding to impaired driving calls, outstanding warrants and thefts. 

Sunday, May 19

Police were tipped off about an impaired driver on Highway 18. Though a plate number and a description of the vehicle was given, it wasn't found until two hours later. A 63-year-old Torquay man was found passed out in his driver's seat near a downtown business. He was arrested for impaired operation of a vehicle and will speak to his charges in July. 

Saturday, May 18

A 51-year-old male was arrested and charged for shoplifting. He was released with a court date in July. 

A possible hit-and-run was reported to the EPS. However, all parties were found and a collision report was subsequently produced. 

Friday, May 17

An impaired driver was reported heading into Estevan. The driver was not found after EPS members patrolled the area. 

Two instances of uttering threats were observed. One was reported on a residence in the Westview area. The matter is under investigation. The other instance was at a local business, where a 22 year old was arrested and charged. He has a court date in July to speak to his charges. 

A woman was arrested due to her numerous arrest warrants in her name. She was found in a residence in Estevan and the EPS was able to obtain a search warrant to enter. The woman was lodged in cells and will face the provincial court later this week. 

A male was arrested for mischief and disturbance after EPS was called to an apartment complex in the Pleasantdale area. He was released when he was sober.