Duck Lake man faces assault, drug charges

A 26-year-old man from Duck Lake is facing assault, break-and-enter, and drug-related charges after he was arrested in Saskatoon on Wednesday, November 6.

The man was taken into custody by Saskatoon police following a break and enter incident.

Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) patrol officers were dispatched to a residence in the 3100 block of Laurier Drive at approximately 12:40 a.m., November 6, 2019, for a reported domestic dispute in progress.

A man had reportedly broken into the home with a woman inside.

There were court orders for the man not to be there.

Upon arrival, police observed a shattered window the man had gained entry from. He was found attempting to hide from police and refused to comply with commands.

He became extremely combative, striking an officer several times and attempting to choke him. He was taken into custody without further incident, after additional officers arrived. He was found in possession of methamphetamine.

The suspect, a 26-year-old man from Duck Lake, is charged with Break and Enter, Assault a Peace Officer, Possession of Methamphetamine, Breach of Probation and Breach of Conditions (x3).