Guelph Female Rams Police Cruiser with Stolen Van
A Guelph female has been arrested following an incident in which a Guelph Police Service cruiser was rammed by a stolen van.
Just before 2 p.m. August 17, officers responded to a driving complaint near the downtown. Investigation revealed the Dodge Caravan had been reported stolen.
As officers attempted to stop the van at Wellington Street East and Wyndham Street South the driver intentionally drove into the passenger side of the cruiser. He then reversed over a traffic island and ran a red light at Wellington Street and Gordon Street. Officers did not pursue in the interest of public safety.
A female passenger observed getting out of the van during the incident was located Friday evening and arrested. Investigation revealed she is on a probation order including house arrest.
A 29-year-old Guelph female is charged with occupying a stolen motor vehicle and breaching probation. She was held for a bail hearing Monday.
Police continue to investigate the stolen vehicle to identify the male driver and a second female passenger. Anyone with information is asked to call Constable Dakota Dakins at 519-824-1212, ext. 7277, email him at email@example.com, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.