Spike Belt Used To Stop Driver Doing 170 Km/h

A man is facing a variety of charges after a high-speed police chase in and around Peterborough on Sunday, May 17th, 2009.

Ontario Provincial Police saw a minivan going 111 km/h early that morning. They attempted to stop the vehicle however it allegedly sped up to 150 km/h and eluded them.

Police say they then chased the van after seeing it speed through Peterborough at more than 170 km/h.

A spike belt was laid on the road which flattened one of the tires so that police could stop the van, which still continued trying to escape despite the damage.

The driver, a 27-year-old male, faces numerous charges including: impaired driving, failing to remain at the scene of an accident and flight from police.

He appeared in court on Monday for a bail hearing.

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ATV Driver Faces Multiple Charges

On Sunday, April 5th, 2009, Northumberland OPP were sent to a house in Hamilton Township where several people were leaving a party impaired.

One driver left the party on an ATV. The officer activated his emergency lights and tried to stop the ATV, but it only stopped after it got lodged between two large cement posts. The driver was immediately arrested for impaired driving and flight from police.

The 23-year-old male driver is facing multiple charges, including: impaired driving, failing to provide a breath sample, flight from police, three counts of failing to comply with an undertaking or recognizance, driving a motor vehicle with no licence, failing to surrender permit for motor vehicle, failing to surrender insurance card and being a class G1 licence holder with blood/alcohol concentration reading above .08. His court appearance is scheduled for May 5th.

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Man Faces Multiple Charges After Police Chase

A 30-year-old St. Catharines man is facing several charges after a police chase through the city on March 20th resulted in around $15,000 in damages.

Niagara Regional Police say a pickup truck driver was driving erratically and refused to stop for police. The man continued driving through the city, eventually hitting a taxi cab and another vehicle.

The driver then still tried to escape the police, who blocked his path using several police cruisers.

Police were eventually forced to break the driver’s side window to force the man out of the vehicle.

Four vehicles were damaged during the incident, including two police cruisers.

A 36-year-old was treated with minor injuries as a result of the chase.

The driver is facing multiple charges, including: flight from police, failing to stop at an accident scene, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and impaired driving.

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