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Man charged with car theft, drug and weapons charges
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Man charged with car theft, drug and weapons charges

Posted: 2023-11-24 07:27:45 By: thebay

Bracebridge OPP have charged one in relation to vehicle that fled from police, leaving one party outstanding.

Police say that on Monday at 3:30 p.m. a vehicle drove past a marked police cruiser at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was later located on Caroline Street in Gravenhurst. The vehicle was unoccupied except for a puppy that was abandoned when the occupants fled on foot. Bracebridge officers conducted a thorough investigation which determined the pickup truck was stolen from the West Elgin area.  

Police have charged 23-year-old Jacob Miller from London, ON with:

  • Theft of Motor Vehicle
  • 2 counts of Possession of Prohibited device for Dangerous Purpose
  • Carrying Concealed weapon
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was Firearm - CC 94
  • 2 counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of Trafficking
  • 9 Counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on January 23, 2024 to answer to his charges.