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Hit & Run With Stolen Vehicle – YUNDT Arrested

(WEST PERTH, ON) – A driver who fled the scene of a collision in West Perth was arrested, and the vehicle they were driving was stolen.

The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call on November 30 2021, just before 11:30 a.m., for a collision that had just occurred on Perth Line 34 at Road 155 in the Municipality of West Perth. Two vehicles had collided at the intersection, and one driver fled the scene in a pick-up truck. The truck, which was towing a trailer, was located a short distance away, where the driver was arrested.

One person received minor injuries as a result of the collision.

The investigation revealed that both the pick-up truck and the trailer were reported stolen.

As a result, Barren YUNDT, 29, of West Perth, has been charged with:

–       Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (two counts)

–       Flight from Peace Officer

–       Fail to Remain

–       Use Plate not Authorized for Vehicle

–       Altering/Destroying/Removing a Vehicle Identification Number

–       Use Plate not Authorized for Vehicle

–       Disobey stop Sign – Fail to Stop

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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