(WELLINGTON NORTH TOWNSHIP, ON) – On May 5, 2023, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers with the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police were conducting a RIDE program on Wellington Road 21, Pilkington Township when a passenger vehicle entered the RIDE program. Investigation determined that the driver was wanted; however, the driver was uncooperative and attempted to resist arrest.
As a result of the investigation, a 31-year-old of Puslinch has been charged with Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest, Failure to Comply with Release Order, Possession of Methamphetamine, and with Operation while Prohibited. The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Guelph on June 30, 2023.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.