The Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) responded to approximately 258 calls for service between Friday evening and Sunday at noon and made a total of 59 arrests, the majority of those for being intoxicated in a public place and 15 arrested on new charges.
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Some files of note are:
• On Saturday at 6:40 a.m., police responded to the 900 block of Second Street East for a reported stabbing. A 22-year-old male from Red Earth was the victim of a single stab wound to the chest. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries at hospital. No arrests have been made and the file remains under investigation.
• On Saturday at 6:34 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 400 block of 12th Street West for a break enter into a garage, and theft of truck. The vehicle was taken from a garage sometime overnight. No arrests have been made and the file is still under investigation.
• On Sunday at approximately 3:12 a.m., police located a male and a female pushing a motorcycle along Marquis Road. As police approached both ran. A 21-year-old female from Melfort was arrested. Further investigation discovered that the motorcycle was stolen from a business compound on South Industrial Drive. The female has been charged with break enter and commit theft, possession of break in tools, and a drug offence for possession of a controlled substance. The file remains under investigation.
• On Saturday at 10:29 p.m., police responded to a suspected sexual assault in the 1000 block of Central Avenue. A 48-year-old Prince Albert female was located unharmed and examined by paramedics and taken to the hospital. The file remains open and is still under investigation.
Police deal with bear mace incidents
During the weekend, Prince Albert Police Service responded to several unrelated incidents of unlawful possession of bear mace and reports of victims assaulted by bear mace.
The incidents occurred in the 1400 block of Sixth Avenue east, 300 block of 15th street west, 10th Avenue east, and 8th Avenue at 13th street west.
In one incident, a youth male was arrested and charged for possession of a weapon, carry concealed weapon, uttering threats, and assault in relation to a bear mace incident.
In a separate incident, a youth female was arrested and charged for possession of a weapon, and carry a concealed weapon in relation to bear mace.
Police remind the public that bear mace is legal to purchase and possess for the purposes of personal defense against wild animals.
Possession and other use will be investigated and criminal charges can be processed against a person for any other use.