Two people facing several charges after alleged flight from police in Woodstock
Two New Brunswick men are facing a number of charges after allegedly fleeing from police several times in Woodstock.
West District RCMP learned that a vehicle of interest, wanted in connection with a number of incidents, had been seen in the Woodstock First Nation area around 7:25 p.m. on Nov. 16, following a pursuit with the Woodstock Police Force.
Following a short pursuit, police say the vehicle got stuck on the on-ramp to Highway 2 from Hodgdon Road.
Police say they seized two loaded and unsecured firearms, several rounds of ammunition, drugs and a cellphone.
The passenger, 27 year old Patrick Denny, has been charged with numerous charges including:
- Two counts of possession of a firearm while knowing its unauthorized;
- Assault on a police officer;
- Assault with a weapon on a police officer; and
- Resisting arrest.
The driver, 29 year old Peter Johnston, has been charged numerous charges including:
- Possession of stolen property over $5,000;
- Unsafe storage of a firearm;
- Flight from police; and
- Dangerous driving.
Both men appeared in Woodstock provincial court Monday. They were remanded into custody and are scheduled to return to court on Dec. 15