Tomasz KURZYDLOWSKI Arrested Following Brief Struggle

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) – On October 4, 2020, at approximately 3:00 p.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a motorcycle for a provincial offences violation on George Street near Charles Street in Town of Arthur.

It was reported that the driver attempted to flee the scene however, police were able to place the driver under arrest after a brief struggle. Investigation revealed that the motorcycle had been reported stolen from an address in Oxford County.

Police spoke with the driver and determined that they were displaying signs of drug impairment. The driver was transported to a local OPP Operation Centre for further testing.

Police discovered the accused was in possession of a stolen handgun, ammunition, a switchblade knife, and a quantity of Fentanyl.

As a result of the investigation, Tomasz KURZYDLOWSKI, 41-years-old of Kitchener, faces the following charges:

Carrying a Concealed Weapon

Resist Peace Officer

Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance-Fentanyl

Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm/Ammunition

Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime

Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon (2 counts)

Operation While Impaired by Drug

Operation While Prohibited Under the Criminal Code

Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

Fail to Comply with Undertaking

Fail to Stop for Police

Drive while Under Suspension (2 counts)

The accused is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice – Guelph on October 5, 2020.

Any person with information regarding this person should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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