On August 7, 2021 at 6pm an OPP officer was struck by a stolen pick up truck with a trailer in Dunnville Ontario. The officer was taken to hopsital and treated for minor injuries. OPP West Region has posted to media and social media surveillance photos of the vehicle in question and photos two suspects to identify. The OPP Association have shared the photos on our social media channels and have posted the summary here for easy reference. If anyone has any information they can contact the OPP 1 888 310-1122 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers. 1-800-222-8477. 

Update. Thank you to all involved to assist in the arrest of the suspects in this case. 

News release from Haldimand OPP August 12, 2021

FROM/DE: Haldimand County Detachment             DATE: August 11, 2021

             Suspects arrested facing multiple charges
(HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON) – On August 10, 2021, members of the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad (ROPE) located both suspects in the city of Hamilton and took them into custody.
As a result, Daniel Robert GROULX, 28-years-old of West Lincoln, Ontario was charged with the following offences;

  • Failure to stop after accident,
  • Prohibited driving (two counts),
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle (two counts),
  • Possession of stolen property over $5000 (two counts),
  • Assault With a Weapon (two counts),
  • Obstruct Police,
  • Mischief over $5000,
  • Fail to comply with probation order (two counts),
  • Fail to comply with release order (two counts), and
  • Drive while under suspension (two counts).

A 15-year-old of West Lincoln, Ontario was also charged with:

  • Possession of stolen property over $5000 (two counts), and
  • Obstruct police.

Both individuals are being held in custody and are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Cayuga at 1:30 p.m., on August 11, 2021.
“The OPP would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our media partners and members of the community that assisted with this ongoing investigation. As a result, both of these individuals were taken into custody without incident.” – Acting Inspector Jodi Kays, Detachment Commander, Haldimand County OPP.
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Contact: Constable Mary Gagliardi
Email:    mary.gagliardi@opp.ca