Goderich Drug Bust

Taser Used To Take Down Man With Machete

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Jan 3 06:35:19 MST 2019

(SAUGEEN FIRST NATION, ON) - On December 31, 2018 at 11:31 p.m. Bruce Peninsula Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a Highway 21 residence, Saugeen First Nation for a weapons occurrence.

At the residence police were confronted outside by a male with a machete. During the confrontation with the male police discharged a conducted energy weapon (CEW). The male discarded the machete and was arrested by police. The male was searched by police and two more knives were found on the male.

Police have charged 47-year-old male, Emric THOMPSON of Saugeen First Nation with Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88 of the Criminal Code of Canada (CC) and Resist Peace Officer, section 129(a) CC.

Police are asking anyone with information that can assist Bruce Peninsula OPP with this investigation to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Area OPP

Large Methamphetamine Bust - 22 Year Old Repeat Offender Arrested
59 Traffic Related Charges Over March Break
51 Year Old Suspended Driver Arrested After Foot Pursuit
18 Year Old Has Vehicle Impounded
19 Year Old Driver Caught Going 150 In an 80 - Name Released
18 Year Old Has Vehicle Impounded For Going 135 in an 80
37 Year Old Caught Going 135 in an 80
$300,000 In Stolen Cash Recovered By OPP - 22 Year Old Arrested
Facebook Used For Puppy Scam In Paisley
Another Drunk Driver Charged - MCDONNEL
50 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge Following Collision - STEENBERGEN
Man Arrested Following Collision Now Facing Impaired Charge - BLACK
Impaired Driver Involved In Collision - TRIPP
Police Vehicle Damaged At Paddyfest
26 Year Old Facing Impaired Charge - CAMPBELL
Parking Lot Donuts Attract Police
Methamphetamine Bust - Name Released
Repeat Offenders Arrested, Stolen Property Recovered - THOMPSON & MISQUADIS
Tow Truck Driver Gets 3 Day Suspension And Tow Truck Towed
27 Year Old From Brockton Arrested For Impaired Driving
45 Year Old Arrested At RIDE - Name Released
Donuts Attract Police - 20 Year Old Arrested For Impaired Driving - Name Released
Theft Of ATVs Under Investigation In West Perrth
Two Arrested In Methamphetamine Bust - Firearms Seized
Missing Kitchener Resident Located Deceased
© 2015 GFP. All Parties are to be presumed innocent. Note: We archive all police press releases and make them available to the public. If you were listed in press release in error, please contact the police detachment that issued the PR and request a correction. Press releases will not be deleted from our archive. If your charges were dropped, it does not change the historical fact that a PR was issued.