Arrest Warrant Issued Following Crash With Police Cruisers

Monday October 7th, 2019

Posted at 3:27pm

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Windsor Police have issued an arrest warrant for a driver wanted after an incident involving the collision with two police cruisers.

Police say that around 3:45pm on Sunday, October 6th, 2019, they were called to a complaint of a vehicle being driven without permission on private property located in the 3600 block of Lauzon Road. The involved property contains a dead-end street with tall grass and trees in the area.

While en route officers received further information that the subject vehicle was on file as stolen.

At approximately 3:55pm two officers arrived, each operating fully marker Windsor Police cruisers.

Suddenly the stolen vehicle emerged from the tall grass and drove toward the cruisers.

Officers maneuvered their vehicles in an attempt to stop the stolen vehicle. The stolen vehicle proceeded forward and collided with both police cruisers causing damage to both cruisers.

The stolen vehicle eventually fled the property.

Officers were able to identify the involved driver and in the interest of public safety did not pursue the vehicle further.

The officers received non-life-threatening injuries and did not require any immediate medical attention.

The stolen vehicle was a 2011 Hyundai Sonata four-door blue bearing Ontario licence plate CJLL 556. The stolen vehicle should have fresh damage to both sides of the vehicle.

The driver of the stolen vehicle is wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for this incident.

Ashley Gelinas, a 30-year-old female from Tecumseh, is facing charges of possession of a stolen vehicle valued over $5,000, two counts of assault a police officer with a weapon and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

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