Arrest - Assault Police Officer - 300 Block Avenue R South

A 25-year-old man is charged with assaulting a police officer after he spit on a SPS member after being arrested early this morning.

At approximately 3:30 a.m., January 31, 2019, Patrol members responded to a residence in the 300 block of Avenue R South after it was reported that a male was causing a disturbance and needed to be removed. He was reported to be under the influence of intoxicants. Upon arrival, Police located and arrested the man. While he was being escorted from the residence to the patrol car, he spit on one of the Police Officers.

He is facing charges of Assaulting a Police Officer and Breach of Recognizance. He was also wanted on 10 outstanding criminal code warrants. He is expected to appear in Provincial Court this afternoon.

(Occurrence Number: 19-10355)