Identity Thief Backs Into Police Cruiser

Identity Thief Backs Into Police Cruiser

WINNIPEG - A suspicious man in a truck, causing a disturbance added to his eventual charges by backing his truck into a police cruiser yesterday morning.

When police arrived at the home on Lavenham Crescent, they parked their vehicle behind the suspect's truck and activated the siren to get his attention. This prompted the suspect to back his vehicle into the police cruiser.

He was arrested when he got out of his vehicle and a search revealed a slide from an air pistol.

Inside the vehicle, officers located a barrel and firing mechanism for a .50 calibre rifle and various identity documents belonging to other people. The documents included wallets and driver's licences stolen from vehicles broken into between July 2012 and August 31, 2019. One victim reported her wallet stolen from a grocery cart while shopping.

40 year-old Rodney Claude Guimond has been charged with:

Drive Suspended/While Disqualified

Drive Without Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

Identity Theft X6

Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized

Possession of a Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order X3

Possession of an Identity Document X6

Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 X7

He has been detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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