Area OPP Police Press Releases

Taxi Driver Robbed – MCPHERSON Arrested

(COUNTY OF BRANT, ON) -Members of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a reported robbery on William Street in Paris in the County of Brant at approximately 5:10 a.m. on January 4, 2021.

County of Brant OPP members attended and determined that an altercation took place in a taxi cab between the driver and a customer. During the altercation the driver’s purse containing personal property was taken and the suspect fled the area on foot.

Police located and arrested the suspect a short distance from the incident.

County of Brant OPP have charged Wesley MCPHERSON 30-years-old of the County of Brant with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada:

  • Robbery Section 344(1)(b)
  • Assault Section 266

The accused will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date to answer to the charges

Anyone with information about any incident in the County of Brant can call the County of Brant OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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