Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Two Men With Outstanding Warrants

Wednesday February 3rd, 2016

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Two men are facing several charges after a traffic stop in Amherstburg.

Police say that around 1pm on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 they stopped a truck on Concession 2 North for speeding.

Upon speaking with the driver of the truck the officer had grounds to give the driver an alcohol roadside screening test. The driver failed to provide a sample of his breath.

Police say that also discovered that both the driver and the passenger had outstanding arrest warrants from London, St Thomas and Windsor. Both men were arrested on the warrants and other criminal offenses for breaching their conditions of a previous release.

The driver a 37-year-old Harrow man was arrested on outstanding warrants from London and St Thomas and was also charged with fail or refuse to provide sample of breath section, fail to comply with recognizance, fail to comply with conditions of undertaking, and speeding.

The passenger a 42-year-old Amherstburg man was arrested on outstanding warrant from Windsor and also charged with fail to comply with conditions of undertaking.

Both men were released on a promise to appear and undertaking with conditions on the new charges from Amherstburg and were later transported to the police service with the jurisdiction of the outstanding warrants.

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