(HURON EAST, ON) – A Huron East resident is facing a trio of driving related charges following an incident that took place near Walton recently.
On May 21, 2022 at approximately 10:34 a.m. a Huron County OPP officer was patrolling on Blyth Road when he observed a dirt bike operator pass him failing to wear a helmet. The officer activated his emergency equipment and signaled for the driver to stop however the driver immediately accelerated and took off in a field.
Following some investigation the officer was able to locate the driver at a residence in Walton. Upon confirming the identity of the driver he was placed under arrest and was charged.
James DURRELL, 33 years of age from Huron East has been charged with Flight from Peace Officer, Driving While Under Suspension and Fail to Wear Proper Helmet on Motorcycle.
He now has a court appearance scheduled for July 4, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Goderich.