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OPP Catch Driver Who Fled Accident Stealing Another Vehicle
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OPP Catch Driver Who Fled Accident Stealing Another Vehicle

Posted: 2024-06-25 13:54:25 By: thebay

The Huntsville OPP have charged a driver who failed to remain at the scene of a collision.   

Police report that on Sunday, shortly before 6:30 a.m., officers responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Hwy 141 at Raymond Rd in Huntsville.

Officers located a vehicle in the ditch with significant damage. Witnesses told police that the driver and an occupant had left the scene. 

Then on Monday, shortly after 9:00 p.m., police responded to a theft in progress on Highway 60 in Algonquin Highlands. Upon arrival of the police, officers determined that the person involved was the driver of the motor vehicle on Sunday.

35 year-old Clayton White of Huntsville faces a number of charges including:

  • 2 counts of Operation While Prohibited,
  • 2 counts Mischief - destroys or damages property,
  • Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm,
  • Theft under $5000,
  • Dangerous operation,
  • Theft of Motor Vehicle,
  • and several highway traffic act charges

White was held for a Bail Hearing in Bracebridge.