(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On June 28, 2020 at 1:13 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on an orange sport utility vehicle (suv) that was driving at a high rate of speed on Highway 6, near Pike Bay Road in Northern Bruce Peninsula, ON.
Officers spoke to both the driver and the passenger of this vehicle. Further investigation revealed that this motor vehicle was a rental car and it was rented with false identification, leading to several charges for both of the involved individuals.
Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver, Edward BUSH, 46 years old from Kingston, Ontario with the following offences:
Two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, section 355(b) Criminal Code of Canada (CC);
Driving while under suspension, section 53(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA);
Race a motor vehicle - Stunt - section 172(1) HTA;
Grey Bruce OPP have charged the passenger, Taylor BURGESS, 30 years old from Windsor, Ontario with the following offences:
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, section 355(b) CC;
Personation with intent to obtain property (identify fraud), section 403(1)(b) CC;
Personation with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice (identity fraud), section 403(1)(d) CC;
Possession of break in instruments, section 351(b) CC;
Both of the accused were released on an Undertaking and they are scheduled to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on October 8, 2020.
Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.