Saugeen Shores police recover stolen vehicle - make arrest
On January 13th at 5pm a Saugeen Shores Police office on patrol observed a suspicious vehicle on Arlington Street in Port Elgin.
The vehicle was running with a male seated in the driver’s seat who appeared to be unconscious.
A check of the vehicle, a 2020 Dodge Ram, revealed that it has been reported stolen from a car rental company in Owen Sound.
The officer woke up the male, who refused to exit the locked vehicle.
Eventually the officer opened the door and attempted to remove the man who resisted.
A struggle ensued and the male was removed from the vehicle and restrained.
A search of the vehicle revealed a concealed weapon stored in a manner that was dangerous to the public.
A 30 year old man with no fixed address has been charged with:
1) Possession of stolen property Over $5000
2) Resisting a police officer
3) Possession of dangerous weapon
He was released with a future court date.