Saskatoon Police were on a short pursuit around 5 o’clock this morning (wed), in the area of the 500 block of Avenue X South. A vehicle was spotted being driven erratically. A traffic stop was attempted but the driver sped off. Officers aborted the pursuit for safety reasons. Not long after, the vehicle was found abandoned on the overpass at Circle Drive and 22nd Street. A Canine Unit tracked the suspect to a dumpster on the 33 hundred block of Fairlight Drive. Police say they had to use pepper spray to make the arrest. A 42 year old Saskatoon man was taken into custody and faces numerous charges including Dangerous Driving, Evading Police, and drug possession. He is to be in court today.