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Newsworthy Events - May 20-23, 2022

File 22-2950

On Friday, May 20, 2022, at approximately 9:06 p.m., traffic management officers were conducting an impaired driving road check as part of Canada Road Safety Week. A 30-year-old driver came through the check and failed a roadside screening device. A number of empty alcohol containers were located inside his vehicle. He subsequently provided a sample of his breath that registered above the legal limit. He was charged with impaired driving and released to appear in provincial court at a later date.

File 22-2964

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, at approximately 11:12 a.m., a 33-year-old man approached police officers and admitted to damaging windows at the Saint John Law Courts, the Saint John Arts Centre and a nearby restaurant. The accused claimed that he wanted to go to jail. He was arrested for mischief charges and held in custody to appear in provincial court.

File 22-2983

On Sunday, May 22, 2022, at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance on Water Street in Saint John. Upon arrival, an officer observed a 26-year-old man chasing another person with a 12-inch fixed blade knife. The officer confronted the suspect and ordered him to drop the knife. The man was arrested for assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. He was later released from custody on an undertaking to appear in court at a later date. No physical injuries were reported.

File 22-3002

On Monday, May 23, 2022, at approximately 2:26 p.m., officers responded to a break and enter that occurred sometime over the weekend at an outdoor sports recreational business on Loch Lomond Road. A new Kawasaki ZR900 motorcycle was stolen from the building. The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 1-506-648-3333, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-222-T.I.P.S.