Male Arrested for Assaulting Officers


On February 11th, 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 19 year old Joshua Gareau of Second Line West for assaulting an officer.

Just before 4:00 a.m. on February 11th officers responded to a call regarding a male who was to be removed from a residence. Officers spoke with the accused and attempted to get him to leave. The accused refused to leave and began fighting with the officers. The accused kicked one of the officers in the head and kicked another officer in the chest during the altercation.

Officers were able to gain control of the accused and he was taken into custody. Mr. Gareau has been charged with one count of assaulting a police officer and he will appear in court on March 20th, 2017.