The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with Criminal Code driving offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the afternoon hours of Friday, September 10th in Timmins.
While completing general patrols of a residential area, a Timmins Police Service officer observed a passenger vehicle at the intersection of Brousseau Avenue and MacLean Drive being driven by a person believed to be wanted on the strength of a warrant held by the Timmins Police.
The driver attempted to evade the police by opting to drive at a high rate of speed and engaging in a number of unsafe driving maneuvers.
The driver was eventually located and arrested at a Denise Street address.
A quantity of a controlled substance was located on the suspect’s person during the arrest.
As a result of the investigation by the Timmins Police Service, Brad DUBOIS, 31, of Timmins has been charged with:
– Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Flight from Police contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Possession of a Controlled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substance Act
The accused remains in police custody awaiting a Bail Hearing slated for today at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.