Suspect Charged for Failing to Stop for Prince Albert Police

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan – Prince Albert Police Service had a busy weekend, from Friday night to Monday morning the Service attended 337 calls for service and had 61 arrests. The top two calls for service were for intoxicated persons (40) and disturbances (20).

File # 2017-23618: RID/Impaired/Failure to stop MV

At approximately 2:04 p.m. July 14, 2017 Prince Albert Police Service were dispatched to a R.I.D. complaint (Report Impaired Drivers) within the city. Officers located the suspect vehicle and attempted to perform a vehicle stop. The vehicle failed to stop for officers and attempted to evade. Officers eventually stoppe­­­­­­­­­­d the suspect vehicle using vehicle boxing techniques.

Officer contact with the suspect supported suspicions that he was impaired. The driver was arrested and the suspect vehicle was towed away.

A 49-year-old male from Prince Albert is facing four charges: Operating a motor vehicle while impaired, refusal to comply with providing breath samples for the purpose of an approved screening device, operating a motor vehicle in a manner dangerous to the public, and operating a motor vehicle attempting to evade a peace officer and failing to stop the motor vehicle.

The suspect made his first appearance in Prince Albert Provincial Court yesterday (Information #991019099).

File #2017-23949: Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) injury/ Failure to stop for Officer

At approximately 11:41 a.m. on Sunday, July 16, 2017 officers were dispatched to an intersection on 15 Street West and 16 Avenue West on a report of a Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA). Patrol arrived on scene and found a vehicle with significant front end damage and a truck with minimal back end damage. Officers approached the truck driver and recognized the male driver who was known to police and observed he appeared to be intoxicated. He briefly talked to officers and then started his truck and sped down 15 Street West and onto highway 302. The male suspect was arrested by RCMP and was provided to the PAPS for continued investigation.

The driver of the other vehicle was transported to hospital by Parkland Ambulance with minor injuries.

The 54-year-old male from Prince Albert is charged with operating a vehicle in a manner dangerous to the public, operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by a peace officer and attempting to evade a peace officer, having the care, charge or control of a motor vehicle that was involved in an accident and failure to stop his vehicle and give his name and address or offer assistance to any person who was injured or required assistance, operating a motor vehicle while impaired, operating a motor vehicle while disqualified from doing so, being at large of his undertaking (Information #991019215).

File #2017-24034: Stabbing

On Monday, July 17, 2017 at 4:30 a.m. officers were dispatched to a call of a male that had been stabbed at 2200 2nd Avenue West. Officers located the male in the residence with major injuries who was transported to hospital by ambulance.

Prince Albert Police Service

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