Suspects charged after police cruiser rammed

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Source: BPS News Release

On June 16, 2022, police attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the laneway of the 800 block of Rosser Ave at 4:23 pm.  A passenger got out of the vehicle and began to walk towards the cruiser.  When the officer got out of the cruiser, the suspect driver reversed their vehicle into the cruiser, striking it three times.  The officer and the passenger who exited the suspect vehicle were unharmed.

The suspect vehicle then attempted to drive away eastbound on Pacific Ave at a high rate of speed where it struck another vehicle as it approached 1st street and crashed into a hydro box by 4:24pm.

The two suspects attempted to flee on foot towards the rail yard as police arrived at the crash site.

The 28-year-old female suspect from Peterborough Ontario was arrested after a short foot pursuit.  She was found hiding under a train car.  She was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Resist Police Officer and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

The 25-year-old male suspect driver from Port Hope Ontario was arrested after he was located by police K-9 hiding in the weeds at the riverbank.  He was in possession of ID of another individual at the time of his arrest.

The male suspect was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Assault PO, Resist PO, Flight from Police, Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Failure to Stop after an Accident, Failure to Stop after an Accident Causing Bodily Harm, and Fail to Comply with Release Order.

Both suspects sustained injuries from the accident and the male suspect received minor injuries from the police K-9.  They were treated at the hospital prior to being lodged.