Bonnyville RCMP has responded to a call regarding a motorist observed driving erratically.
On April 10th, around 11 at night, the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment received at 911 call from resident of Therien, reporting someone driving hazardously through the hamlet.
The vehicle had been stopped by some residents before the police arrived, and an altercation ensued. The suspect vehicle was parked a residence when police arrived at the scene. Through investigation police learned that the vehicle not only was driving erratically, but had spit rocks at pedestrians and had backed into a citizen.
The driver, a 20-year-old male resident of St. Paul had been taken by friends to the hospital for injuries sustained during the fight when residents tried to stop him from continuing to drive dangerously.
The male was arrested by St. Paul RCMP and transported to the Detachment once he was fit for incarceration. He was released on court compelling documents to attend Bonnyville Provincial Court on May 17th for charges of 2 counts of Assault with a Weapon and Dangerous Driving.