Lakeshore Man Flees Police

By Ian Shalapata

(LAKESHORE, ON) – The OPP were conducting a RIDE program in front of the Lakeshore Detachment, on Notre Dame Street in Belle River, when a vehicle was seen to turn off onto a side street, in order to avoid the program.

An officer followed the vehicle as it sped away through several residential streets before coming to a stop in the 1600 block of Elmwood Avenue. The the driver then fled on foot and the officer engaged in a pursuit, arresting the driver a short distance away.

Cody Trepanier, 22, of Lakeshore, was charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Exceed 80 Milligrams Blood Alcohol Content, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Flight While Being Pursued by Peace Officer, and Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest.

Trepanier will appear in a Windsor court on August 20 to answer to the charges.

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Ian Shalapata
Ian Shalapata
Ian Shalapata is the owner and publisher of Square Media Group. He covers politics, the police beat, community events, the arts, sports, and everything in between. His imagery and freelance contributions have appeared in select publications and for organizations in Canada and the United States. Contact Ian with story ideas.