Police arrest man who fled following domestic disturbance

2 men killed in early morning crash in Miramichi

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary arrested a man Saturday night who who allegedly fled from police following a domestic disturbance earlier in the weekend.

Police first received a report of a disturbance between a man and a woman at a home in Mount Pearl at about 10:30 p.m. Friday. 

The RNC said the two people know each other, and got into an argument over money which resulted in minor injuries, but the man, 37, left the scene before officers arrived.

According to police, a vehicle "associated" with the man was located at 10:02 p.m. Saturday in the Kilbride area.

With the help of canine services, the man was tracked to a spot where he had gotten a cab. Police said by knowing the cab number, they were then able to find the man.

The 37-year-old was arrested and charged with two counts of assault, uttering threats, theft under $5,000 and several breaches of court orders.

He was held for court Sunday morning.