RNC in Corner Brook, Charge Male for Mischief, Assaulting Police Officer

Written by on October 3, 2014

rnc(CORNER BROOK, NL) – October 3, 2014 – The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Corner Brook Region has charged a 51 year old male in relation to a mischief complaint at a licensed establishment in the Curling area.

On Thursday, October 2, 2014 at approximately 8:20 p.m. officers from RNC Patrol Services responded to a complaint of Mischief at the Curling Ranger Lounge located on Curling Street. It was alleged a male had broken out a window at the business and had

left the area as a passenger in a vehicle.

RNC Patrol Services conducted a traffic stop with the suspect vehicle on the Lewin Parkway near the Millbrook Mall. While police were attempting to effect an arrest the male suspect struck a police officer with his fist and threw a lit cigarette at them.

As a result the 51 year old Corner Brook resident has been charged with mischief, assaulting a police officer and failing to comply with the conditions of a court order. He was held in custody at the Corner Brook Detention Centre and will appear in Provincial Court later today.

The RNC are continuing their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 637-4100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You

may also provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

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