CEW Deployment - 500 Block Ave V Sotuh

A 20 year old male has been charged with Assaulting a Police Officer after an early morning altercation in the 500 block of Avenue V South where a conducted energy weapon (CEW) was deployed.

On December 1, 2017, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Police attended to the 500 block of Avenue V South for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers located a 20-year-old man who was intoxicated and causing a disturbance inside a residence. The man refused to listen to officers and became aggressive as they attempted to take him into custody. A CEW was deployed, however was unsuccessful in gaining compliance. Officers were finally able to gain control of the male and he was taken into custody without further incident.

One Police Officer sustained minor injuries. He was taken to hospital for treatment and released.

The male is facing a charge of Assaulting a Police Officer. He will be appearing before a Justice of the Peace the evening of December 1, 2017.

The incident will be reviewed in accordance to policy.

(Occurrence Number: 17-125159)