Lennox & Addington OPP Police Press Releases

Road Rage: Daniel VANDERWERF Arrested

(LENNOX & ADDINGTON COUNTY, ON) – The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), has charged a male with multiple weapons charges after a road rage incident.

On April 14, 2024, shortly before 8:00 p.m., L&A County OPP were dispatched to a reported firearms call. The caller was reporting a road rage incident where a male pointed a hand gun at them and fired a shot at their vehicle. Based on the sound the caller believed the firearm to be a BB gun, but could not verify. Police located the suspect vehicle a short time later. The male driver was arrested and a bb gun was seized by police.

As a result of this investigation, OPP has Daniel VANDERWERF, age 56, of Stone Mills, with:

  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Imitation firearm – use while committing offence
  • Discharge air gun or pistol with intent
  • Dangerous driving

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee on June 18, 2024.

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