OPP arrested a 23-year-old male who was fighting with a security officer at the Potato Festival early Saturday morning in Alliston.
Shorty after 12:30am, the male suspect was attempting to assault others with a conducted energy weapon (CEW) when confronted by a security officer. He then began to assault the security officer with the same weapon. OPP members witnessed the attack and intervened arresting the male.
23-year-old Rocky Russell Thomas Jackson of Aurora was arrested at the scene and charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace and fail to comply with weapon prohibition order. He will appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice over the weekend.