A 23 year old man is facing charges following an incident on April 1, 2019 in which SPS officers deployed a conducted energy weapon.
At 5:41 p.m., Officers were called to a residence in the 300 block of Av D, N for two males in a backyard and attempting to enter a garage. The officers observed the males and spoke with them. One of the males fled on foot. The officers gave chase. The male yelled that he had a pellet gun. A CEW was deployed in the 100 block of Av F, N but was ineffective. The male continued to run and in the 200 block of Av G, N a CEW was deployed a second time and the male was arrested. The male was in possession of a replica hand gun.
He is facing charges of possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, carry a concealed weapon, obstruction, breach of Conditional Sentence Order and has 13 warrants for his arrest.
The incident will be reviewed in accordance with policy.