FROM A DECEMBER 20 GREY BRUCE OPP MEDIA RELEASE — On December 19, 2019 in the early morning hours, Huron Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Wellington OPP and Grey Bruce OPP were involved in multiple stolen vehicle occurrences, with the same suspects, that began in the Goderich area with a stolen (black) truck.
During the suspect's criminal activity a second vehicle, (white) van was stolen and driven to Township of Southgate where OPP deployed a spike belt successfully rendering the vehicle not drivable. The driver and passenger fled on foot and a third vehicle, (white) truck was stolen from a garage at Southgate Sideroad 15. The suspects drove the vehicle through the garage door to exit the building. The stolen vehicle ran into police cruisers on the scene, damaging two OPP cruisers. Two occupants ran from the stolen vehicle and were arrested a short time later by officers and OPP K9 units.
A 39 year old man from Windsor has been charged with the following offences,
A 24 year old man from Windsor has been charge with the following offences,
Both accused were remanded into custody in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on December 19, 2019.
Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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