Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Saskatoon Police have arrested a 36-year-old man after he refused to stop for Police yesterday afternoon.
At approximately 3:40 p.m., May 17, 2017, a member of the Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) – Central Region observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Highway 11 near Hague, SK. The Officer, a member of the SPS, activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect vehicle refused to stop and due to public safety concerns, the officer disengaged. The suspect vehicle was later located abandoned near Osler, SK, and a canine track was successful in locating the suspect hiding in a farm yard. He sustained injuries consistent with dog bites and was treated at hospital.
The 36-year-old man has been arrested for Dangerous Driving, Evade Police and Breach of CSO (x3) and Undertaking. He was also issued SOTs under the Traffic Safety Act for Drive While Suspended, Drive Unregistered Vehicle, and Exceed Speed Limit by more than 50 kmph.
CTSS is a combined traffic enforcement unit comprised of members of the Saskatoon Police Service and RCMP ‘F’ Division.
(Occurrence Number: 17-48303)
Saskatoon Police Service