Last evening, an officer of the Ingonish Beach RCMP conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Cabot Trail in Rear Little River. During the stop, the driver fled from police in his vehicle, and a pursuit ensued. The suspect intentionally rammed multiple police vehicles several times, resulting in considerable damage to their vehicles and his own.
Police were eventually able to stop the suspect's vehicle and he was taken into custody. The suspect, a 46-year-old man from Sydney, is facing charges of Flight from Police and Dangerous Operation of a Vehicle.
The investigation is ongoing.
File #: 2019-1316395