Weapon Offences

A male is in custody facing weapons related offences following a report of a disturbance at a multi suite residence this morning.

On September 11 at approximately 12:10 AM, members of the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS), were called to the 900 block of 2nd Street SE following a report of a male with a weapon damaging property and attempting to gain access to a suite inside of a multi-unit building.

Patrol members attended and were able to contain the male to a suite and identified he was in possession of a weapon. As the male threatened officers, the MHPS Tactical Team and crisis negotiators were called in to assist.

At approximately 3:30 AM officers were able to gain access to the residence and arrest the subject without incident or injuries to the male or responding officers.

Resulting from this incident the male is in custody facing criminal charges including:

  • Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public Peace
  • Breach of Probation
  • Mischief to Property, and
  • Uttering Threats

The male will be held for a Judicial Interim Release hearing and cannot be identified until the conclusion of the hearing.

Media Contact

Staff Sergeant Trevor Humphries
Medicine Hat Police Service
Ph: 403-529-8416