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KERR & LEONARD Arrested Following Collision

(WEST PERTH, ON) – Two people are facing charges after a collision in the Municipality of West Perth.

On December 31 2020, just before 5:30 a.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspicious vehicle that had crashed in the ditch on Line 20, near Road 163, in the Municipality of West Perth. When police arrived on scene, two people were located walking away from the scene. The vehicle was determined to be stolen from Waterloo Region, and the two suspects were arrested.

As a result, Nickolas KERR, 42, of Stratford, has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

Also, Holly LEONARD, 28, of Stratford, has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

The accused parties were released from custody and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.