(TOWN OF PERTH, ON) – At about 02:54pm on Saturday 3rd September 2016, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), started to receive a succession of 911calls reporting a green Ford Truck driving dangerously in different areas of the Town of Perth.
Reports included that the vehicle was traveling at high speeds, doing “donuts” in parking lots and driving over sports fields and recreational areas. Members of the community were present and at risk at all locations.
The truck was located by police and was successfully stopped on Spence Side Road in Drummond North Elmsley Township. The driver was non-compliant and assaultive.
Adam BOWLER, 18 years old, of Drummond North Elmsley Township, is charged:
Three (3) Counts. – Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
One (1) Count. – Driving a Motor Vehicle While Impaired.
One (1) Count. – Fail or Refuse to provide Breath Sample.
One (1) Count. – Resist Police Officer.
Three (3) Counts. – Assault Police Officer.
One (1) Count. – Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily harm.
One (1) Count. – Mischief Under $5,000.
Each offence is contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
BOWLER was also charged with Provincial Offences contrary to the Highway Traffic, Liquor Licence Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.
He attended a Bail hearing at the Provincial court in the Town of Perth and was subsequently released on conditions to appear at a later date.