Milk River RCMP charge male for assault with a weapon on Border Services officer

May 17, 2023
Coutts, Alberta

News release

On May 13, 2023, Milk River RCMP were requested to assist emergency medical services who were responding to an unknown incident at the Canadian port of entry in Coutts.

Investigation revealed that while in the execution of their duties, two officers with the Canadian Border Services Agency suffered minor injuries when they were struck by a motor vehicle.

Canadian Border Services Agency officers took the male driver into custody and secured him in a holding cell until Milk River RCMP attended the location and investigated the incident.

A 50-year-old individual, a resident of Milk River, Alta., has been charged with:

  • Assault Peace Officer with a weapon (x2)
  • Dangerous operation of a motor
  • Obstruct Peace Officer

The individual was released for Alberta Court of Justice in Lethbridge on June 12, 2023.


Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations

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