Regional Police Officer Assaulted While Arresting Suspect
Lethbridge: A Regional Police officer who responded to a neighbor dispute Tuesday afternoon
was assaulted while attempting to make an arrest.
The incident happened about 3:00 in the 600-block of 10th Street north.
While trying to arrest a man for possession of a narcotic, the suspect resisted
arrest and assaulted the officer. After the man was restrained and arrested,
police executed a search warrant on a nearby residence.
38-year old Richard Laurie Thomas Ernst, has been charged with Resisting
Arrest, Assaulting a Police Officer, Possession of a Narcotic and Possession of
a Prohibited Weapon.
Posted on Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at 12/10/2013 2:01:21 PM
Source: Regional Police Bulletin