(NORTH PERTH, ON) - One person is facing a number of charges after an incident at a Listowel business on May 13 2020.
The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a pharmacy on Mitchell Road South, in the Municipality of North Perth, after a suspect attempted to use a fraudulent prescription. The suspect had left the scene, but attended a different pharmacy near-by where police caught up with him. Upon seeing police, the suspect fled out the back door of the business, leading police on a foot chase. The suspect was located on the North Perth trail and arrested.
As a result, Christopher LOUGHEED, 41, of Kitchener, has been charged with:
Use, Deals, Acts on Forged Document
Possession of a forged document with intent
Resist a Peace Officer
Identity Theft - Obtain or Possess another person's identity information
Personation with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution, or obstruct justice (identity fraud)
Failure to Comply with Release Order
The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.