Man charged with assaulting a police officer

Salmon Arm

2024-04-05 07:16 PDT

File # 2024-1857

On March 28, 2024 Salmon Arm RCMP members attended a residence within the city of Salmon Arm to arrest a male on outstanding arrest warrants for failing to attend court.

Once at the residence the man allegedly confronted police with a sword. The suspect was disarmed by officers, taken into custody and transported to cells.

As a result of the incident Salmon Arm RCMP submitted a reported to BC Prosecution Service recommending new charges.

On March 29, 2024, 28-year-old Connor James Delaney was charged with Assault a Peace Officer with intent to resist arrest, Assault Peace Officer with weapon and Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Connor James Delaney was held in custody over the weekend to be brought before the courts. On April 3, 2024, he was released back into the community on court-imposed conditions.

Released by:

Cpl. James Grandy
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Southeast District
Office: 250-460-2398


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