The Estevan Police Service (EPS) responded to 67 occurrences over the weekend, which included traffic violations, thefts, and mental health checks.

Police conducted a traffic stop to assess the sobriety of drivers observed driving erratically. Following a field sobriety test, a 16-year-old driver performed poorly. Consequently, the driver's license was suspended for 60 days, and the vehicle was impounded.

A theft from a motor vehicle in the 500 block of Bannatyne Avenue was reported. Police reviewed video surveillance, identifying the suspect as a 21-year-old man who was subsequently arrested, detained in cells, and will appear before a justice.

EPS also responded to a disturbance at the 700 block of King Street where several youths were throwing rocks at vehicles and banging on doors. The youths were located and safely transported home, no damage was reported.

In another incident, police responded to an assault in the 500 block of 12th Avenue. A 21-year-old male from Estevan was arrested under the Mental Health Act and for public intoxication. He fled from officers and was last seen near the train tracks. Police Service Dog Max aided in the search, prompting the man to surrender upon seeing the K9 tracking him. He was held in custody until sober, charged with uttering threats and resisting arrest, and released pending a court appearance in September.