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TIMMINS POLICE CHARGE LOCAL MAN WITH DANGEROUS DRIVING AND FLIGHT FROM POLICE

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.