Male apprehended after short foot chase faces several charges

On April 12, 2019 Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a gas station on 6 & 10 Highway in the Rockford area for a suspicious male. At the scene OPP officers confronted a male suspect seated in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. The male fled on foot from police initially but was arrested after a brief foot chase.

Grey County OPP have charged a 29-year-old male of Saugeen First Nation with the following charges:

  • Operation while prohibited section 320.18 Criminal Code of Canada (CC)
  • Driving while Disqualified – court order section 259(4) CC
  • Two counts – Fail to Comply with Probation Order section 733.1(1) CC
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine section 4(1) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Theft Under $5000 section 334(b) CC

The accused was released on a recognizance and scheduled to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on May 2nd, 2019.  

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Grey County OPP Crime Unit continue to investigate the occurrence.