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Jakob MONFORTON Was Arrested

(LAMBTON SHORES, ON) – On Saturday June 15, 2024, at just after 9:00 p.m., a member of the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attempted to stop a vehicle on Main Street, Grand Bend for a HTA violation. The vehicle failed to stop for police and immediately fled the area.  

A short time later, the same vehicle was reported to have been involved in a collision within the area of Greenway Road and Lakeshore Road. The vehicle failed to remain and was scene fleeing southbound on Lakeshore Road.  

Approximately two hours later, the suspected same vehicle passed an Essex OPP police vehicle on 401 Highway traveling at a speed estimated to be more than 200 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone.

On Sunday June 16, 2024, the driver of the vehicle turned themselves into the Lambton County OPP.

Jakob MONFORTON, a 23-year-old from Windsor ON has been charged with:

  • Dangerous Operation (2 counts)
  • Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt (2 counts)
  • Flight from Peace Officer
  • Fail to Stop for Police
  • Fail to Report Accident
  • Fail to Remain
  • Fail to Report Damage to Property on Highway

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on August 6, 2024. The driver was further issued a 30-Day Drivers Licence Suspension and the motor vehicle has been impounded for a period of 14 days.