Police were involved in a short pursuit in the center of the city last night around 9:20 pm. Officers had observed the vehicle commit several Highway Traffic Act infractions. As they initiated a traffic stop the vehicle sped away at a high rate of speed going through a set of traffic lights. The driver eventually made the error of turning onto a dead end street. The driver attempted to leave on foot, but was quickly arrested. The local 57 year old male was charged with dangerous driving, flight from police and served a 30 day suspension.
Fail to remain pedestrian struck
Today at 9:15 am a local pedestrian was on the sidewalk at Tim Horton’s on Parkedale Ave. when she was struck by a white GMC (either a truck or SUV) leaving the restaurant. The pedestrian suffered minor physical injuries. Police are seeking any witnesses to the incident to call.
A 32 year old male was arrested and held for bail after police investigated a complaint of criminal harassment.