Area OPP Police Press Releases

Michael FARRUGIA – Flight From Police

(PERTH EAST, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Stratford driver with stunt driving after failing to stop for police.

On October 29, 2022, just after 10:00 p.m., an officer on general patrol attempted to stop a vehicle on Line 34 in the Township of Perth East, after it was found to be travelling 124 km/h in an 80 km/h limit zone.

As a result, Michael FARRUGIA, a 21-year-old resident of Stratford has been charged with:

–      Flight from peace officer

–      Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt

A 30-day driving suspension and 14-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges. 

Anyone with information regarding these incidents should immediately contact Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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