At 3:00 am Sunday morning (Dec 20), Charlottetown Police Services responded to a call of a possible impaired driver on Route 2 (Marshfield area) that was heading towards Charlottetown. One of the responding Officers located the vehicle in the Norwood Road/St Peters Road roundabout. The vehicle did stop for Police but fled moments later. The vehicle was located a short time later on Friar Drive, the driver fled on foot but was arrested a short time later and taken into custody. Police also determined that the vehicle he was driving had been stolen from Stratford.
As a result of the investigation, a 24 year old Charlottetown male has been charged with multiple offences:
- Flight from Police
- Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
- Obstruct Police Officer
- Breach of Probation (2 counts)
The accused is also facing several other charges from stealing the vehicle in Stratford. In total, 13 charges have been laid.
The accused has been remanded in custody and will appear in Provincial Court this afternoon.