Delta PD Investigation Continues


33 year-old Mark Porter is dead after being contacted by Delta PD, officers were responding to a call of a suspicious person breaking into cars. The Delta Police Department says, Porter admitted to being high on a large dose of methamphetamine. He is alleged to have resisted arrest to the point where tasers did not work, leading to an officer tackling Porter to the ground.

While Porter was being treated by paramedics he is said to have been calming down, when he became limp and unresponsive. Mark Porter passed away at St. Mary’s Medical Center on August 21, 2019.

This incident is under investigation by the Critical Incident Investigation Team.  No further information is currently available.  The names the officers involved are being withheld for investigative reasons.

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