Arrests made after police pursuit in Garden River


On February 14th, 2021, members of the Anishinabek Police Service, Garden River Detachment with the assistance of the OPP and the Batchewana Police Service, attempted to stop a vehicle operating on Highway 17B within the Garden River First Nation.  The vehicle did not stop for police resulting in a pursuit.

Due to the dangerous conditions as well as the concern for public safety, the pursuit was terminated however the vehicle was located a short time later with two persons standing outside of the vehicle.  The driver of the vehicle was located soon thereafter, hiding in a nearby shed.

Michael Hogan-Denis (26 yrs.) has been charged with a slew of charges including:

  • Fail to comply with Probation Order, Section 733.1(1) CCC X 2
  • Fail to comply with Undertaking, Section 145(4)(a) CCC X 4
  • Dangerous operation, Section 320.13(1) CCC
  • Flight from peace officer, Section 320.17 CCC
  • Driving while under suspension, Section 53(1) HTA X 2

Charges are pending against the two passengers including drug charges.  The matter is still under investigation.