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Marathon OPP Police Press Releases

Jason RIDE Arrested Again

(MARATHON, ON) – Two individuals are facing charges following a stolen motor vehicle incident in Marathon.

On April 23, 2024, shortly before 8:00 a.m., members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a motor vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Peninsula Road. Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop; however, the driver failed to stop for police. Through further investigation, officers determined that the motor vehicle was stolen.

A short time later, officers successfully stopped the motor vehicle and placed the driver and passenger under arrest.

As a result, Jason RIDE, 50-years-old, of Lombardy, has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code with:

·      Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

·      Flight From Peace Officer

·      Fail to Comply with Probation Order – nine counts

The accused is being held in custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Marathon at a later date.

Additionally, Torri RIDE, 50-years-old, of Jasper Wolford Township, has been arrested and charged under the CC with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000.

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Marathon at a later date.

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Carter VINNAI – Arrested After Spike Strip Deployed & Vehicle Fire

(MARATHON, ON) – Two individuals are facing charges after fleeing from police.

On February 24, 2024, just after 2:00 a.m., members of the Anishinabek Police Service (APS) initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on Highway 17 east of Marathon after observing a traffic violation. After making initial contact, the vehicle fled from officers along Highway 17.

Members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) overread and attempted to initiate a subsequent traffic stop on Highway 17 but were unsuccessful. Officers successfully deployed a tire deflation device; however, the vehicle continued travelling along Highway 17.

Officers later located the vehicle engulfed in flames. The two suspects fled into the nearby bush. Due to the fire, the highway was closed for a period of time.

A short time later, officers located the individuals and subsequently placed them under arrest.

As a result, Carter VINNAI, 18-years-old, of Tillsonburg, has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code (CC) with:

·        Dangerous Operation

·        Flight From Peace Officer

·        Obstruct Peace Officer – two counts

A 17-year-old, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been arrested and charged under the CC with Obstruct Peace Officer.

The accused have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Marathon at a later date.

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