A routine traffic stop in Steinbach resulted in an arrest over the weekend.
RCMP pulled over a vehicle on Saturday afternoon on Reimer Avenue for mechanical reasons. After speaking with the occupants of the vehicle for a short time, an adult male passenger fled on foot.
After a brief chase, the suspect was apprehended by police in a back lane near Friesen Avenue with the help of an off-duty corrections officer.
Kyle Barker, 20, of Steinbach is facing charges of obstruction, resisting arrest, and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.
Police continue to investigate.