Saskatoon Police deploy Conducted Energy Weapon during Domestic incident

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – One male is in custody this morning following an incident that resulted in police deploying a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW)

At approximately 1:10 a.m. December 23, 2020, Patrol officers responded to an unknown 9-1-1 call at a residence in the 900 block of 15th St. E.

A 32 year old male was located in the residence and found to be in breach of his Court conditions. When officers attempted to take him into custody he fought with officers and attempted to disarm one of the officers of their CEW. The officer deployed the CEW and the man was taken into custody without further incident.

Conducted Energy Weapon
(File Photo) Conducted Energy Weapon

The 32 year old man was checked by paramedics at the scene before being transported to SPS detention. He is charged with two counts of Assaulting a Police Officer, Attempting to Disarm a Police Officer, and two counts of Breach of Release Order.

The incident will be reviewed in accordance with policy.

(Occurrence Number: 20-129995)

Saskatoon Police Service

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