Arrest - CEW Deployment - 36th Street West And Avenue C North

A man is facing charges after attempting to flee from officers and resisting arrest earlier this morning.

At approximately 5:15 a.m., June 6, 2019, Patrol officers observed a man riding a bicycle that was not equipped with a horn or bell in the area of 36th Street West and Avenue C North. Further investigation revealed that he was also a person of interest in two break and enter files and as officers attempted to take him into custody, he attempted to run away. A short struggle ensued and a conducted energy weapon was deployed and successful in taking the suspect into custody without further incident.

Upon his arrest, the 30-year-old Saskatoon man was found to be in possession of items that had been reported stolen, as well as bolt cutters, two pry bars and a file.

He is charged with Assaulting a Police Officer, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000, and Possession of Break and Enter Instruments.

The suspect was checked by Medavie Health Services staff and then taken into custody.

The incident will be reviewed in accordance to policy.

(Occurrence Number: 19-56937)