Thompson Local News

RCMP arrests man wanted for suspected drug trafficking and weapon possession

Local authorities arrested a man wanted for suspected drug trafficking and weapon possession.


RCMP say an officer was stopped at a business on Thompson Drive South when he observed the man who had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.


When the officer tried to arrest him, the suspect fled, leading to a foot chase and a physical altercation.


Law enforcement state one of the officers suffered a stab wound, who was taken to hospital for treatment and later released.


The suspect was arrested and taken to the local detachment, where he went into medical distress and was taken to hospital.


He received treatment and was later released and back in police custody.


29-year-old Mohamed Abdi of Toronto faces ten charges, namely for drug and weapons-related offenses, as well as resisting arrest and failing to comply.

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