(DRYDEN, ON) – On November 30th, 20,18 at approximately 10:35 am officers from the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attempted to stop a motor vehicle (small car) on Highway 105.
The motor vehicle sped off and Police continued to follow the vehicle, eventually locating it in the ditch on Highway 609, Wabigoon Township.
The vehicle was originally stolen from the Winnipeg, MB area.
Police recovered several items of property and are attempting to locate the owners of that property. This incident is still under investigation.
46-year-old Gregory Francis Huckle (pictured left), of Dryden, ON has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Flight while Pursued by Peace Office contrary to s. 249.1(1).
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime-Under $5000 X 5 contrary to s. 354(1) (a).
- Driving While Disqualified contrary to s. 259(4).
- Possession of Break In Instruments contrary to s. 351(1).
- Fail to Comply with Recognizance X 3 contrary to s. 145(3).
34-year-old Louanne Hunt (pictured right), of Dryden, ON has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime- Under $5000 X 4 contrary to s 354(1)(a).
- Possession of Break In Instruments contrary to s 351(1).
- Personation with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice (Identity fraud) s. 403(1)(d).
Both accused were remanded into custody and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on December 7, 2018.
On April 25, 2018, Dryden Police Officers stopped an SUV on Machin Ave for having expired licences plates. A further investigation of the driver indicated that he was a Disqualified Driver and was in violation of numerous court orders from three different provinces.
During his arrest, police located a small quality of Methamphetamine.
46-year-old Gregory Francis Huckle, of Dryden, ON is charged with
- Driving While Disqualified
- Possession of Methamphetamines
- Seven counts of Failing to Comply with his court orders.
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