Man charged with 12 offences following incident in St Helens
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Detectives have charged a man with 12 offences following an incident in St Helens on Monday, 20 September.
At around 8.50am, officers attended St Matthews Grove to arrest a wanted man. He went onto the roof and was later detained. A search of the property led to cannabis being seized.
26-year-old Benjamin Devlin of Windle Hall Drive, St Helens has now been charged with the following offences:
Five counts of criminal damage (three to vehicles and two to properties)
Two counts of assault by beating of an emergency worker
Common assault of an emergency worker
Possession with intent to supply cannabis
Possession of cocaine
Possession of an offensive weapon in a private place
Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
Devlin will appear at St Helens Adult Remand Court today, Wednesday 22 September.
A 21-year-old man from Thatto Heath; a 19-year-old woman from St Helens; and a 16-year-old boy from St Helens were also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and possession with intent to supply cannabis.
They have all been released under investigation pending further enquiries.