A London man is facing a long list of charges after Police recovered a stolen vehicle.
Officers spotted a minivan travelling eastbound on Thompson Road from Adelaide Street South at around 10:45a.m. Wednesday morning.
Police had determined the vehicle, which was bearing two different license plates, was stolen.
The driver of the stolen vehicle pulled into a parking lot off of King Edward Ave, where police tried to arrest him.
The suspect resisted arrest and assaulted the officer, who suffered a broken finger.
As a result of the investigation, a 29-year-old London is charged with the following Criminal Code of Canada offences:
- Theft of motor vehicle, contrary to section 333.1(1),
- Possession of property obtained by crime exceeding $5000, contrary to section 354(1),
- Mischief causing property damage not exceeding $5000, contrary to section 430(4),
- Theft not exceeding $5000, contrary to section 334(b),
- Two counts of possession of property obtained by crime not exceeding $5000, contrary to section 354(1),
- Escape lawfully custody, contrary to section 145(1)(a),
- Resist arrest, contrary to section 129(a); and
- Assault police, contrary to section 270(1)(a).