A thirty-five year old Summerside area man is in custody and facing multiple charges stemming from domestic violence related incidents that occurred in
Summerside and western Prince County.
The incidents were reported to Summerside Police Services Wednesday evening and were reported to involve a firearm. The Summerside Police Services Major Crime Unit took over the investigation and initiated a joint investigation with the Prince Edward Island RCMP as the offences spanned multiple jurisdictions.
Today, information was received by police indicating that the suspect was at a Pownal Street residence in Charlottetown.
Early this afternoon, the Charlottetown Police Services general patrol members, rapid tactical deployment containment team, major crime unit, street crime unit and crisis negotiation team safely took the man into custody at the Pownal Street residence.
The man will be held in custody and will be appearing before the court tomorrow to answer to 21 charges including pointing a firearm, assault with a weapon, uttering threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possessing a firearm while being prohibited from doing so.