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Man Faces Numerous Charges After Damaging Property & Fleeing Police

Posted: 2021-07-30 12:02:06 By: thebay

The Almaguin Highlands OPP arrested a man after numerous criminal offences were committed. 

Police say that on Monday July 12, officers were called to a traffic complaint in the South River area, after the accused drove on to a resident's property, damaging the driveway.

Then on Wednesday July 28, the accused was involved in another incident where police were called. When police attempted to arrest the accused he fled in a truck, damaging several vehicles including a police vehicle. 

On Thursday, police arrested and charged 35 year old Scott Vaillancourt, of Laurier Township with:

  • Assault with a weapon,
  • Assault,
  • Mischief under,
  • 2 counts of Mischief over,
  • Utter threats,
  • Four counts of Failure to comply with undertaking, and
  • 3 counts of Dangerous operation,

Vaillancourt was held for bail scheduled for today, and was remanded in to custody. He is to reappear in a Parry Sound Court on August 3rd.