Driver Fails To Stop For Police In Wingham – CULLIGAN

(NORTH HURON, ON) – A West Perth resident is facing a number of driving related charges after he failed to stop for a police officer yesterday afternoon (31Mar) in Wingham.

At approximately 2:38 p.m. on March 31, 2020 a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer observed a compact car travelling on John Street in Wingham without licence plates. The officer attempted to pull over the vehicle however the driver immediately hit the gas and failed to stop. The officer did not pursue the dangerous driver however a description of the driver and passenger was obtained.

Within a few minutes another officer spotted the suspects entering into a residence located on Victoria Street. Officers were able to make contact with the suspects and the driver was taken into custody.

Simon CULLIGAN, 36 years of age from West Perth has been charged with Dangerous Operation, Flight From Peace Officer and Drive Motor Vehicle No Plates. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 29, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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