(WINDSOR, ON) – On Wednesday, a Windsor Police officer was in the area of Ouellette Avenue and Eugenie Street when he saw a man pull into a parking lot on a motorcycle. The officer recognized the man as being wanted in relation to a recent theft.
As the officer was placing him under arrest, he pulled away and fled on foot. After a lengthy foot chase, officers located him in the rear yard of a residence in the 600 block of Stanley Street and placed him under arrest.
During a licence plate check on the motorcycle, it was discovered it had been reported stolen.
Jeffrey Martyniuk, 41, from Windsor, is charged with escape lawful custody, possession of stolen property under $5,000, theft over $5,000, and breach of recognizance.