(CHESLEY, ON) – On November 2, 2022, at 2:36 p.m., a South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on patrol stopped a vehicle along 1st Avenue south in Chesley. The driver refused to cooperate with the officer and fled the location. The vehicle struck the officer as he left.
Members of the West Grey Police Service (WGPS) and Grey Bruce OPP located the vehicle and took the driver into custody without incident.
As a result of the police investigation, Keith OSBORNE, 60-years-old, from the Municipality of Meaford, was charged with:
- Dangerous driving
- Assault a peace officer
- Two counts of Flight from Police
The accused will be in appearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton to answer to the charges.
The officer was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.