Impaired By Drug
April 21st, 2019 - On Saturday April 20th, 2019 shortly before 9 pm the St. Thomas
Police initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle to check on the sobriety of the driver
after it was observed weaving within the lane of traffic. A field sobriety test
was performed, which the driver performed poorly. A Drug Recognition Evaluator was
able to determine the 17 year old driver was impaired by Cannabis and a depressant.
He was subsequently charged and released with a future court date.
Male Attempts To Disarm Police Officer
During the early morning hours of Sunday April 21st, 2019 the St. Thomas Police
responded to an address in response to a male having a drug induced reaction. Upon
arrival, police were met by a 19 year old male, who after a brief conversation with
officer's, reached and attempted to remove the officer's firearm. A struggle ensued
and the male was arrested. The 19 year old was charged with disarming a police officer
and resit arrest. He was released from custody with a future court date.