Man facing multiple charges, including assaulting a police officer

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On June 24th, shortly after 11:00 pm, officer attended to a residence on Confederation Bay for a report of a man causing problems there. The male subject is on a court order to not communicate with a resident and was the subject of an arrest warrant.  When officers attempted to arrest him, he backed into a bedroom and swung at the officer, striking one of them in the arm.  The man then was able to break free and run away.  Attempts to locate him, including use of the Police Service Dog, were unsuccessful. A warrant was obtained for his arrest.  On Friday morning, officer checked the address on Confederation Bay and the man was located there.  The accused, a 28 year old from Thompson, was arrested and appeared in court on Friday afternoon on charges of Assault Peace Officer, Resisting Arrest and Breach of Probation.