Stolen Vehicle - Evade Police - Male In Custody

On July 23, 2017 at approximately 7:57 p.m. Patrol officers observed a vehicle at Cynthia Street and Av C, N with an incorrect license plate. They engaged their emergency equipment and the vehicle fled westbound on Cynthia Street at a high rate of speed. The vehicle turned northbound on Airport Road passing other vehicles and disobeyed a red light and went toward the Diefenbaker International Airport.

Officers terminated the Evade Police situation but were able to observe the vehicle turn onto Wayne Hicks Road. The vehicle tried to reverse it's course to escape but became stuck when the driver attempted to cross a ditch.

A 44 year old male was taken into custody. He will be in Provincial court in the morning charged with Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Evade Police, Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public and Fail to Comply with a Court Order.

(Occurrence Number: 2017-76230)