Goderich Drug Bust

OPP Use Helicopter And K9 To Track Criminal - Weapon Located

Source: Area OPP
Date: Fri Jul 13 03:14:32 MST 2018

(ONEIDA NATION OF THE THAMES FIRST NATION, ON) - On July 12, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m., members of the Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation Police Service and the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an altercation at an address on Townline Road. The initial report suggested that a firearm had been observed.

Upon police arrival, a vehicle was observed leaving the scene. The vehicle was later located and the West Region (WR) OPP Canine Unit and WR OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) were deployed to assist in locating the suspects who had fled into a wooded area.

OPP Aviation Services deployed the OPP helicopter to assist searching the wooded area.

Members of the WR Canine and TRU located a firearm during the search. The investigation revealed that the suspect vehicle had been reported stolen to the London Police Service.

Townline Road, between Ballpark Road and Fairgrounds Road was closed to traffic for approximately four (4) hours.

At approximately 6:00 p.m., a member of the public reported a suspicious male in the area and police assets were re-deployed with negative results. All police assets cleared at approximately 7:30 p.m.

As a result of the police investigation, one (1) adult male was taken into custody and a second male, who has been identified, remains outstanding. Charges are pending.

No information exists to suggest that a firearm was fired. No one was injured as a result of this event.

Members of the Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation Police Service and the Middlesex County OPP Crime Unit have taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at www.londoncrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

Area OPP

Fatal House Fire West Of Londesborough - Deceased Identified
Drunk Driver Slams Into Parked Vehicle - KEMP Arrested
Urinating Drunk Driver Arrested At 9 AM
Fatal Collision North Of Stratford - Names Released
67 Year Old Arrested At RIDE In Harriston
Public Identifies Listowel Shoplifting Suspect - Craig JAMES Arrested
Carfentanil Bust In Perth East - Name Released
23 Year Old Arrested After Trying To Avoid RIDE
Fatal Collision Update - Deceased Pedestrian Identified
Do You Recognize This Theft Suspect?
20 Year Old Facing Uttering Threats And Break And Enter Charges
Stolen Sea-Doo's Recovered In Brussels - Karen ALBRECHT Charged
18 Year Old Driver & Passenger Eating French Fries Involved In Collision
67 Year Old Has Vehicle Impounded For Racing
OPP Reminding Drivers About Smoking In Vehicles With Passengers Under 16 Years Of Age
11 Month Old Airlifted To Hospital - Police Seek Witnesses
Fatal Collision Update - Deceased Identified
Fatal Pedestrian Collision Closes Hwy 6
Fatal Collision In North Perth - Name Withheld Pending Next Of Kin Notification
Pervert Alert - Robert WILLIS
Human Remains Found Update - Arrest Made
Collision Involving OPP Cruiser
Faith WEBER Charged After Suspicious Vehicle Reported
17 Year Old Has Vehicle Impounded For Speeding
Drunk Driver Arrested In Listowel - Name Released
© 2015 GFP. All Parties are to be presumed innocent. Note: We archive all police press releases and make them available to the public. If you were listed in press release in error, please contact the police detachment that issued the PR and request a correction. Press releases will not be deleted from our archive. If your charges were dropped, it does not change the historical fact that a PR was issued.