A 31 year old man is in custody after Saskatoon Police deployed a conducted energy weapon (CEW).
On June 10, 2017 at approximately 9:10 pm patrol officers did a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2300blk of 8th St E. The driver was arrestable for Criminal Code warrants as well as Traffic Safety Act warrants. Officers attempted to place the male into custody at which time the male began assaulting one of the officers. The CEW was deployed and a short time later the male was taken into custody. The male was checked by MD and then transported to SPS Detention.
The 31 year old male has been charged with assaulting a police officer with intent to resist arrest, obstruction, as well as various outstanding warrants of arrest.
The officer involved received minor scrapes as a result of the assault but did not require medical attention.