Haldimand OPP have charged a 27-year-old Hamilton man with multiple offences after a vehicle went into the ditch on Highway 56 at Concession 2 Road, Canfield, Monday evening.
While en route, OPP received a call from a Concession 2 Road resident reporting someone was attempting to steal their vehicle. OPP spoke to the individual inside the car, noted signs of impairment and arrested him. Tests came up positive for drugs.
The man was also deemed the driver involved in the initial vehicle collision and that vehicle had been reported stolen from the Hamilton area. He was at a nearby fuel station earlier and failed to pay for a fuel purchase.
OPP has charged Ryan Cannon, 27, of Hamilton with:
● Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drug ● Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 ● Theft over $5,000 ● Theft under $5,000 ● Operate motor vehicle while prohibited (two counts) ● Fail to stop after an accident