On Thursday, Feb. 4, around 1:30 p.m., a suspect punched an officer in the face before fleeing on foot during an attempt by police to arrest a suspect on Simcoe Street South as part of an ongoing drug investigation.
The suspect was eventually arrested on Celina Street after a brief foot pursuit and police seized a loaded gun and a quantity of cash during the arrest.
A 34-year-old man is facing 10 charges, including assaulting police, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition, obstructing police, and dangerous weapons. He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2188.