Stolen Vehicle Causes Extensive Damage During Police Chase

Stolen Vehicle Causes Extensive Damage

WINNIPEG - A stolen vehicle, fleeing police, struck three parked cars and knocked down street lights before being taken into police custody.

Police spotted the stolen vehicle at Main Street and Redwood Avenue and when the driver became aware of them, fled at a high rate of speed. He struck three parked cars on St. Johns Avenue before crashing into street lights. He then fled the damaged vehicle and was taken into custody behind a nearby garage without incident.

A loaded zip-gun was also recovered from the stolen vehicle.

27 year-old Jared Jackson Bushie has been charged with 16 offences including:

Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

Carry Concealed Weapon

Possession Firearm

Possess Weapon

Possess Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition x 2

Theft Under $5,000

Unauthorized Possession of Firearm in Motor Vehicle

Fail to Comply with Recognizance x 2

Drive Carelessly

Operation of a Conveyance While Impaired

Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Bushie was detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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