Media Release - Weekend Update April 26, 2022

Media Release - Weekend Update April 26, 2022

Media Release – Weekend Update April 26, 2022

File 2022-14249 – Theft

At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, police were dispatched to a business in the 800 Block of 15th Street East for a shoplifting complaint. The man fled from police but was arrested following a short foot pursuit.

The stolen items were returned to the store. A 28-year-old Prince Albert man is charged with theft under $5,000 and obstruction of a peace officer in relation to this file, and will appear in court at a later date. [Information 991194518]

File 2022-14235 – Aggravated Assault

Police responded to a report of a shooting at approximately 5 a.m. on Saturday morning. A 30-year-old man was located outside a residence in the 700 Block of 18th Street West with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported to hospital by Parkland Ambulance. Police continue to investigate.

File 2022-14188 – Assault

Police were called to a report of an assault at a business in the 2900 Block of 2nd Avenue West Friday evening. Just after 7:30 p.m., a staff member reported being assaulted by a woman after the woman and a friend were asked to leave the business. Police have charged a 32-year-old Prince Albert woman with assault. [Information 991194501]

File 2022-14181 – Assault Peace Officer

A 28-year-old man is facing charges following an incident over the weekend. On Friday around 6:30 p.m., Patrol officers spotted a man throw a rock at a house in the 1900 Block of 6th Avenue East. The man then fled on foot.

Police then located the man along 21st Street East, where he proceeded to throw a rock, damaging the front passenger window on the police vehicle. As police investigated further, the man threw another large rock, hitting an officer in the head, for which the officer received treatment for a minor injury. Jerry Ballantyne is charged with assaulting a peace officer, damaging a police vehicle, and breach of court conditions. [Information 991194500]

File 2022-14097 – Carrying a Concealed Weapon

Police were dispatched to the 400 Block of 7th Street East just after 7:30 a.m. Friday for a report of a man checking yards. Upon arrival, police located a 40-year-old man with an outstanding warrants for theft under $5,000 in the area. Upon further investigation, officers located a knife on the man’s person.

The man, from Prince Albert, was arrested at the scene and is further charged with possession of a concealed weapon.  He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date. [Information 991194378]

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