(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On November 15, 2019 at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the area of the Fourth Line near Side Road 20 for a suspicious vehicle, casing houses.
Officers arrived at a residence and observed the door of the home forced open and the vehicle reversing down the driveway. The driver, exited the vehicle carrying a backpack and fled into the bush on foot. A query confirmed that the vehicle was stolen and loaded with stolen property.
Following a 4.5 hours continuous track by the Wellington County OPP Canine Unit and the OPP Emergency Response Team along with the assistance of Aviation Services, the accused was arrested in a field on the Third Line of Guelph-Eramosa Township.
Further investigation revealed that the accused was breaching conditions of a probation order and a recognizance.
Lyndon Garret WESLEY, 38-years-old of Kitchener faces the following charges:
Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime Over $5000
Break Enter into a Dwelling with Intent to Commit Indictable Offence
Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime Under $5000 X2
Possession of Break-in Instruments
Possession of Counterfeit Currency
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
Fail to Comply with Recognizance X5
Fail to Comply with Probation Order
Contrary to the Criminal Code.
Possession of Methamphetamine
Contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
The accused was held for a bail hearing.