(THAMES CENTRE, ON) – On September 10, 2023, at 8:18 p.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), OPP K9, and Middlesex-London Paramedics Service were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover on Dundas Street, east of Fairview Road in Thames Centre, where two occupants were seen fleeing the vehicle into a field.
Multiple officers attended the area at which time one individual was located hiding in a garage at a rural property on Heritage Road. The individual was taken into custody without incident and transported to hospital as a precaution for a minor injury, believed to have been sustained in the collision.
The second individual, a white male approximately mid-30’s, wearing a light-coloured t-shirt was not located.
The vehicle involved in the collision had previously been reported stolen out of London.
As a result, Jason O’NEIL, a 44-year-old of London has been charged under the Criminal Code with:
· Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence
· Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 – in Canada
· Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada
The accused has been held for bail.
The investigation is continuing.
If you have any information that could assist with the investigation, the OPP can be reached anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122.
If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.