Goderich Drug Bust

35 Year Old Evades Police After Being Tasered

Source: Area OPP
Date: Wed Jul 31 00:57:14 MST 2019

THAMES CENTRE, ON) - On July 23, 2019, at approximately 9:00 a.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Cromarty Drive, in the Municipality of Thames Centre.

The driver of the motor vehicle then attempted to avoid police by entering a private park. The driver became assaultive towards police and police deployed a conductive energy weapon to gain control of the suspect. The suspect continued to resist and fled from police.

On July 26, 2019, members of the Middlesex County OPP and members of the London Police Service executed a warrant at an address within the City of London.

As a result of the police investigation, Gregory VANALSTINE, 35-year-old of London, Ontario has been charged with the following offences, pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada (CC).

Assault a peace officer
Resist peace officer
Dangerous operation; and with,
Operation while prohibited
The accused was remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.

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.

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