Area OPP Police Press Releases

19 Year Old Repeat Offender From ACW Facing Numerous Charges – Assault With Weapon etc.

(GODERICH, ON) – A 19-year-old resident of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh is facing a dozen charges following some events that took place yesterday in and around Goderich.

At approximately 3:48 p.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a weapons related call on East Street in the Town of Goderich. Police learned there was an interaction involving a weapon that was swung at a victim. The accused subsequently fled the scene in his pickup truck only to be spotted minutes later by a patrol officer.

An attempt was made to stop the suspect vehicle however the driver immediately fled from the officer. The suspect vehicle raced dangerously through Goderich at a high rate of speed failing to stop for traffic signs and signals. Officers did not chase after the suspect vehicle however later that evening police were called to a residence north of Goderich at Huron Haven where they located the suspect and suspect vehicle. The accused was arrested and taken into custody without incident.     

The subsequent investigation revealed the accused also became involved in family dispute where he committed further offences. 

Ryley INGHAM, 19 years of age from Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh has been charged with the following offences:

  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Flight From Police Officer
  • Dangerous Operation
  • Assault – 2 Counts
  • Uttering Threats
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Sentence – 2 Counts
  • Class G1 Licence Holder – Unaccompanied by qualified driver
  • Fail to Apply on Becoming Owner
  • Use Plate Not Authorized for Vehicle
  • Operate Motor Vehicle Without Insurance

The accused remains in custody with a court appearance scheduled for December 4, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.   

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