One man is in custody this morning after assaulting an officer.
At approximately 7:30 a.m., July 4, 2018, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 10 block of Summers Place for a report of an intoxicated male. Upon arrival, Police located the suspect who became combative and assaulted an officer as Police were attempting to arrest him. A CEW was deployed but was unsuccessful. The suspect fled the scene on foot. The Canine Unit responded to assist in locating the suspect, who was found attempting to hide near a parked car in the 100 block of Mount Allison Crescent. He was taken into custody without incident. No injuries were sustained during the incident.
A 26 year old man is facing charges of Assaulting a Police Officer, Break and Enter, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Marihuana.
The CEW deployment will be reviewed in accordance with policy.