June 11, 2022

Media Release

EPS conducted foot patrols through the fair and rodeo grounds throughout the evening.  Police were notified of a missing child and were able to locate the little boy who was upset, but happy to be reunited with his mother.

A report  of male who was banging on doors led to his arrest for causing a disturbance.  Charges have not been laid at this time, however, the male was held in cells until sober.

In the early morning hours, police received a report of an assault that had just occurred.  While interviewing the victim, it was learned that another incident involving the same individuals had taken place approximately one month prior but had not been reported.  This incident involved a firearm.  The accused has been arrested and will be held for a remand hearing.  He is facing a number of charges including Assault, Uttering Threats, Assault with a Weapon,  Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public, Pointing a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm while Prohibited.  All charges are under the Criminal Code.  Further information will be released as it becomes available.