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Charges laid, one person in custody after heavy police presence in Ingersoll


One person has been taken into custody and charged following a police presence near Ingersoll on Wednesday night.

Police had surrounded a motel for what was described as an, "investigation in relation to a wanted party."

Officers descended on the Jet Set Motel on Plank Line around 5 p.m.

A 37 year old from St. Thomas has now been charged.

  • Flight from Peace Officer
  • Dangerous Operation
  • Fail to Stop for Police
  • Driving While Under Suspension
  • Possession of Stolen Property Obtained by Crime
  • Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (five counts)
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order
  • Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

Plank Line was closed between Curry Road and the roundabout south of Highway 401 — the eastbound entrance to Hhighway 401 was also closed.

All roads have since reopened.

— With files from CTV News London's Bryan Bicknell Top Stories

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