RCMP make arrest after officer dragged by car in northern Saskatchewan

LA LOCHE, Sask. — RCMP say they have arrested a man suspected of dragging an officer during a vehicle stop in northern Saskatchewan.

Officers arrested Colin Evan Lemaigre in a home in La Loche on Sunday.

The 32-year-old La Loche resident faces charges that include assaulting a peace officer with a weapon and dangerous driving.

Mounties say the officer pulled a car over on a highway south of La Loche on Dec. 21.

He was speaking to the driver and passengers inside when the vehicle sped away and he was dragged at least 50 metres.

RCMP say the officer was treated in hospital and has since returned to work.

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