Shortly before 3:30 am this morning officers from Patrol Services were patrolling the 600 block of Great Northern Road when they noted a vehicle behind the LCBO store.
When officers approached the vehicle it began to leave the area at a high rate of speed. Officers pursued the vehicle along Old Garden River Road to Pine Street towards Second Line East. At the intersection of Pine Street and Second Line East the vehicle went through a red light. At that point officers called off the pursuit for public safety reasons.
Officers observed the vehicle proceed down Second Line East and turn onto Black Road. At that point officers observed a cloud of dust and went to investigate. They located the vehicle in the ditch and observed a lone male exit the vehicle. The male was taken into custody. Officers were able to determine the vehicle had been stolen from a residence on Southwood Drive. During the search of the accused officers also located a GPS and a camera that had been taken from vehicles on Terrance Avenue. Officers learned that the accused was on probation with conditions to keep the peace and be of good behavior.
In addition the accused was also on a release document with a condition not to occupy the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle. 26-year old Cody Marshall of 864 Queen Street East Room 10 has been charged with one count of flight of police, one count of theft of motor vehicle, one count of possession of property obtained by crime, two counts of theft under $5,000, one count of breach of probation and one count of breach of undertaking. The accused will appear in bail court this morning.