On May 14, 2018 Dryden Police received a report of stolen licence plates from the parking lot of Eagles Landing. Police learned that a light coloured minivan pulled up to the victim’s car and a suspect removed the plates.
On May 16, 2018, police observed the stolen plates on a silver minivan travelling on Orvis Avenue. As a result of the van being stopped, police learned that the 2018 Dodge Caravan had been reported by Enterprise Car Rental.
The driver was identified as Ashley Georgeson – 22 years of Wabigoon. Upon arrest, police also recovered a small quantity of methamphetamines from Georgeson.
GEORGESON is charged with the following offences;
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000- in Canada
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000- In Canada
- Obstruct Peace Officer
- Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance- Methamphetamine
- Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
- Fail to Comply with Undertaking x2
- Drive motor vehicle no Licence
- Use plate not authorized for vehicle
Georgeson is to appear at a bail hearing on Friday May 18, 2018 in Sioux Lookout.
Source: Dryden Police Service Media Release