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Rock Fight With Cruiser Ends With Charges

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On May 23, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a mischief on Line 84 in Municipality of North Perth.

A Perth County OPP officer was on general patrol on Perth Road 164 south of Listowel, when a person was observed walking along the highway. The pedestrian was acting erratically and stepped into the live lane of traffic towards the police cruiser. During the interaction with the officer, a large rock was thrown at the cruiser.

Joshua DEHAAN, 27, of no fixed address, has been charged with:

–      Mischief – Interfere with lawful use, enjoyment, or operation of property – under $5000

–      Causing a Disturbance

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.