Man charged in dangerous driving investigation, second suspect remains unidentified
One of the suspects wanted for alleged dangerous driving involving dirt bikes in February has been arrested and charged, London police said on Tuesday.
According to a release from the London Police Service, on Feb. 2 police entered into an investigation after members of the public complained of two un-plated dirt bikes being operated dangerously in the city.
Police said the two drivers were allegedly observed driving through red lights, passing vehicles while driving into oncoming traffic and stunt driving.
Officers attempted to stop the two dirt bikes, but both fled from police after being involved in a minor crash with an unmarked police cruiser.
No one was injured in the incident.
As a result of an investigation, a 26-year-old man from London has been charged with the following offences for his alleged involvement:
- Dangerous operation of a conveyance
- Race a motor vehicle
- Careless driving
- Fail to stop for police
- Fail to remain
- Two (2) counts of improper stop – traffic signal at intersection
- No clear view to rear
- Red light – proceed before green
- No insurance – owner driving
- Drive motor vehicle – no plates
London police released images of the two suspects in the hope the public would be able to identify them. As of Tuesday, the driver of the white motorbike remains unidentified.
The second suspect is described as:
- White Suzuki dirt bike
- Male rider
- Black and white helmet with a camera affixed
- Black coat
- Green pants
Anyone with information is asked to contact London police at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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