Officers were able to conduct a traffic stop and determined that the lone male driver appeared to be intoxicated. While speaking to police the driver placed the vehicle in drive. An officer was able to reach inside and take hold of the driver, however, the suspect accelerated forward dragging the officer approximately 10 meters. At this time the vehicle became stuck in a snow
bank and the suspect was arrested. The officer did not sustain any injuries as a result of the incident.
A 31 year old Winnipeg male had been charged with the following offences and detained at the Provincial Remand Centre:
Assault Police Officer
Refuse Breath Demand
Warrant of Arrest x 3