Prince Albert , Saskatchewan – On January 19, 2019, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Prince Albert RCMP were called to a break / enter and theft involving one adult male and female.
Upon arrival, Prince Albert RCMP officers located and placed the female in custody. The male had fled the area on foot prior to police arrival and was believed to have been in possession of a long barrelled firearm.
Prince Albert RCMP called for assistance from the Protection and Response Team (PRT) and were assisted by Conservation Officers and SERM Police Dog Services (PDS). SERM PDS arrived on scene a short time later and was joined by two RCMP officers who tracked the male for approximately five kilometres to a vacant rural property approximately 10 kilometers north of the Prince Albert Detachment.
SERM PDS and RCMP made verbal attempts for the male to vacate the property, but did not get a response. The Emergency Response Team was engaged and attended the scene. Containment was set up around the property with the assistance of PRT and neighbouring detachment officers from Waskesiu and Smeaton.
Verbal communication was established, after further negotiations with the Emergency Response Team, the male surrendered and was arrested without incident.
The investigation is ongoing.
Prince Albert RCMP
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