Lunenburg, Nova Scotia ... A 42-year-old man from Halifax faces multiple charges – including assault and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle – after failing to stop for police numerous times.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on January 3, Kings District RCMP responded to an assault complaint in Waterville. Police observed the suspect driving his truck and attempted to stop him but he refused to do so. Shortly after 3:40 p.m. Lunenburg District RCMP observed the suspect’s vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Highway 103 near Mahone Bay. Again, the suspect failed to stop. Following this, the suspect was seen driving on Highway 3 in Western Shore, where he again refused to stop for police.
At 6:15 p.m., RCMP, with the assistance from the RCMP Police Dog Service, located the suspect on an ATV trail in the Gold River area where he was arrested without incident.
The 42-year-old man from Halifax faces the following charges:
· Two counts of Assault
· Dangerous operation of motor vehicle
· Two counts of Uttering threats
· Three counts of Failure to comply with an undertaking
· Failure to stop for police
· Driving while license suspended
· Driving without liability insurance
He is currently in police custody and will appear in Kentville Provincial Court later today.
RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and cooperation throughout this incident.
Source: Media Release