Sturgeon County, Alberta – On May 16, 2022, shortly before 5:00 pm, Fort Saskatchewan RCMP received a report of a male stumbling into traffic while crossing a bridge on Highway 15 near Fort Saskatchewan.
A member of the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP located the male walking on the side of the highway. The male refused to identify himself and then became verbally and physically confrontational. A physical altercation ensued, resulting in minor injuries to the police officer. With the assistance of another police officer and a passerby who stopped to assist, the adult male was taken into custody.
Dakota John Noel (22) of Sylvan Lake, has been charged with assaulting a police officer and obstructing a police officer. Noel was also arrested on outstanding warrants from Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer.
Following a Judicial Interim Release hearing, Noel was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Fort Saskatchewan Provincial Court on May 19, 2022.
The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP are asking that any witnesses or any of the passersby who stopped and provided assistance to the incident, to please contact the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Detachment at 780-997-7900.
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