(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) – On October 10, 2020, at approximately 11:30 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 6, near Sideroad 5, north of Fergus.
It was reported that the driver had pulled into a driveway and exited the vehicle.
Police spoke with the driver and discovered that they were subject to a driving prohibition and a license suspension.
The driver moved another vehicle in an attempt to prevent the first vehicle from being impounded.
As a result of the investigation, Christopher John LAKE, 43-years-old of Centre Wellington Township, faces the following charges:
Operation While Prohibited Under the Criminal Code
Drive while Under Suspension
Obstructing a Peace Officer
Fail to Notify Change of Address-License
The accused’s vehicle was seized for a period of 45 days as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice – Guelph on November 13, 2020.