Prince Albert Police Service had a very busy weekend responding to 297 calls for service, resulting in 57 people being arrested. The top 3 calls for service were intoxicated persons (37), disturbances (27) and evictions (15).
Two arrests were made for impaired driving over the weekend.
File # 10404
On Friday, April 7, 2017 at approximately 8:13 p.m., patrol officers responded to a Report Impaired Driver (RID) complaint. A vehicle was found traveling northbound on 2nd Avenue West matching the description. Police officers stopped the vehicle on the 300 Block of 13th Street West. The driver appeared visibly intoxicated and was arrested. The male suspect was taken to cells and a breathalyzer test was administered which he failed.
The 41-year old male from Prince Albert is facing charges of exceeding .08 while operating a motor vehicle and impaired driving of a motor vehicle. The suspect has since been released with a notice to appear in court May 3, 2017.
File # 10689
On April 10, 2017 at 2 a.m. a vehicle that was behaving erratically was pulled over at a parking lot on Marquis Drive. Patrol officer approached the vehicle and there was a strong odour of alcohol coming from the driver's side. The driver was arrested and taken to cells. A breathalyzer test was conducted which the suspect failed.
The 36-year-old male from Prince Albert is charged with exceeding .08 while operating a motor vehicle and impaired driving of a motor vehicle, obstruction, and two breaches of prior court orders (Information #991008285). The suspect will face charges in provincial court today.
File # 10489
On Saturday, April 8, 2017 at around 8:38 a.m. Prince Albert Police Service received a call from a complainant that she had located her vehicle that had been stolen previously on March 27 which was driving in the area.
Officers responded to the area on 1100 Block of 2nd Avenue East and attempted to track the vehicle. The vehicle was found parked but fled when patrol vehicles arrived. Pursuit was called off for public safety due to high speeds.
A male suspect was located at a residence on the 300 Block of 6th Street East and arrested.
The 27-year-old male from Prince Albert is charged with possession of stolen property exceeding $5,000, dangerous driving of a motor vehicle, failure to stop and attempting to evade a peace officer, having in his charge a motor vehicle that was involved in an accident breach of probation (Information #991008205). The suspect will face charges in provincial court today.