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Huntsville Man Arrested After Fleeing Police

Posted: 2018-12-06 13:15:13 By: hbr

A Huntsville area man has been arrested after fleeing from police on Wednesday.  Bracebridge OPP were called a pickup truck towing three snowmobiles crashed into the ditch around 8am on Wednesday.

Police say the driver fled the area on foot and the OPP Canine Unit and Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) began a search for the man.

Following the crash, the suspect stole a canoe and paddled into Bracebridge where he was located by police and taken into custody.

Charged with Possession of Stolen Property, Breach of Probation, Theft and Break and Enter is 52-year-old James Rye, of Huntsville.

He is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge today.