The Estevan Police service was happy to see no impaired drivers this Christmas, although they did receive a few calls of assault. On Chrismas Eve, Police attended to a south end residence to a Woman in distress. Police attended and requested Emergency Medical Services. The matter was turned over to EMS.
Police also received two reports of Criminal Harassment. One of the matters was resolved through mediation. The second report is still under investigation.
"Last night [December 25] around 9 pm members were dispatched to the 1200 block of 7th street for an assault," stated Sergeant Evan Handley. "A 45-year-old male was arrested for assault and uttering threats and was lodged in cells overnight and will be released later today[December 26] on conditions and will appear in court on a later date."
The Estevan Police Service was glad to see no impaired drivers.