Male Arrested in Saskatoon Following Attempt to Evade Police

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – A 28 year old man is in custody today following an evade Police event last night.

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At approximately 11:30 p.m., July 25, 2017, Saskatoon Police observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn at 8th Street East and Goodwin Avenue. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the vehicle evaded police at a high rate of speed.

The SPS Air Support Unit located the suspect vehicle and observed it driving erratically before it stopped in a parking lot in the 100 block of 111th Street West. The ASU guided ground units to the suspect vehicle where a high-risk traffic stop was conducted. The driver was arrested without incident. A female passenger was taken into custody and later released.

The 28 year old driver has been charged with Evade Police and Dangerous Driving. He was also issued traffic tickets for making an illegal U-turn and driving while disqualified. No one was injured in this event.

(Court Info Number: 991020325)

(Occurrence Number: 17-77274)

Saskatoon Police Service


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