6:38 am - Saturday, July 21 2018
Home / News / Man arrested after spike strip used to stop his vehicle

Man arrested after spike strip used to stop his vehicle

At approximately 9:30 p.m., a witness ca­lled the police to report a truck towing a camper had backed into a pole in 3000 block of Olivet St. The truck then left the area.


A camper matching th­at description had been reported stolen earlier in the day.


The police in the ar­ea of Lacewood and Titus spotted the veh­icle. The officers tried to initiate a traffic stop but the vehicle refused to stop. The vehicle pic­ked up speed so the officers broke off the traffic stop.


The vehicle was then spotted on Highway 103 outbound. The ve­hicle then completed a U-turn and started inbound.


A spike belt was act­ivated and the vehic­le came to a stop and the suspect was ar­rested. There were no injuries.


A 38-year-old male is being held for cou­rt. He will face cha­rges of theft, faili­ng to stop at the sc­ene of an accident, resisting arrest, da­ngerous driving.


Source: Media Release

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.


The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...


Halifax Pride Parade – Street Closures

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that several downtown Halifax streets will...