The RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit has laid criminal charges against the 19-year-old driver after an on duty RCMP officer was struck by a vehicle.
Investigators have charged Cody Andrew Prudhomme of Falmouth with the following Criminal Code offences:
– Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm
– Assault with a Weapon
– Fail to Stop for Police
– Resist Arrest
– Dangerous Driving
Prudhomme has been remanded into custody.
He will appear in Windsor Provincial Court Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. The matter remains under investigation.
The 37-year-old male RCMP officer remains in hospital with non life-threatening injures.
If you have any information regarding this investigation, please call Windsor RCMP at (902) 798-2207 or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 – $2000.