Intoxicated Male on Corner Brook Trail Assaults Officer

A 24 year old male is facing charges of Assaulting a Police Officer and Possession of a Controlled Substance in Corner Brook after a complaint of an intoxicated male on the Corner Brook Stream Trail near the Glynmill Inn Pond.

RNC responded to the call yesterday at 8:35 p.m. and located the male in the West Street area.

The male was detained under the Detention of Intoxicated Persons Act and to be held at the Corner Brook Lockup until sober.

A police officer was assaulted by the male.

He remains in custody and will appear in court on July 13.