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Wheatley youth faces criminal charges
By OPP release

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Leamington received a call on Saturday March 24 at approximately 6:00 p.m. regarding an erratic driver on Erie St. S. who was throwing beer bottles from within the vehicle. 

Officers arrived and discovered the vehicle in question, a red GMC pickup truck with two occupants, parked in a parking lot.

Officers spoke to the driver of the vehicle who exhibited signs of impairment. Officers also observed several empty beer bottles in the cab of the truck. 

When the officers attempted to arrest the male driver of the vehicle, he assaulted the arresting officer and resisted arrest.

A 17-year-old Wheatley male was charged with care or control while impaired, assaulting a Peace Officer and resisting a Peace Officer. He will appear in a Leamington court in May 3 to answer to the charges. 




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