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Saturday , 28 May 2022

Man attacked with bear spray in Bonnyville

On January 19, some members of the Bonnyville RCMP were attending an unrelated matter in town when they located a male in distress.

The male advised that an individual known to him had assaulted him with bear spray.

Staff Sgt. Sarah Parke is the Detachment Commander of the Bonnyville RCMP

“A Member later located and arrested the suspect that same evening,” Staff Sgt. Parke wrote in her weekly update to Lakeland Connect.

The 35-year-old male from Bonnyville has been charged with Assault With A Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, and Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon.

“The male had also tried to run from police upon his arrest and was subsequently charged with Resisting Arrest,” Staff Sgt. Parke added.

He was brought before a Justice of the Peace for a Bail Hearing and was released to appear in Bonnyville Provincial Court on February 15.

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is an award winning journalist and is from Whitbourne Newfoundland. Green graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, River Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner and can fillet a Codfish.