(DAWN-EUPHEMIA, ON)- On July 15, 2017 at 2:50 p.m. members of the Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had occasion to investigate a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado Pick-up truck that had been driving erratically and appeared to be in disrepair.
Subsequent investigation revealed that the operator of the pick-up truck was a disqualified driver as a result of a criminal code conviction(s).
A short time later the OPP observed the same pick- up truck in the area of Langbank Line and Cuthbert and Robinson Roads towing a flatbed trailer containing a large bulldozer track. As the OPP attempted to stop the pick- up truck in order to investigate the Highway Traffic Act infractions, the driver failed to stop and fled police entering several agricultural fields in the area.
A short time later the OPP were able to recover the trailer and the bulldozer track. But, the driver and his pick- up truck were not located.
The driver was identified by the OPP members. The OPP are seeking community assistance in order to locate and prosecute Richard Chadwick MCGUIRE, 28 years-of-age of Dawn- Euphemia for the alleged offences of drive while disqualified (Criminal Code), dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, flight from police and three counts of mischief over $5000.
The pick- up truck used during these alleged offences is described as a red 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, no driver’s door, no side mirrors, a smashed rear window and dents and scratches throughout.
Anyone having information about the whereabouts of the suspect and his vehicle are asked to call the OPP at 519-882-1011 or Sarnia- Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.