Stolen Vehicle And Other Items Recovered - Methamphetamine A Factor - ELLERKER
Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Jan 20 03:13:25 MST 2020
The vehicle was located at the compound with a trailer attached to it that was loaded with a mini excavator and a skid steer. The suspect was standing next to the vehicle and when officers approached, the suspect re-entered the vehicle and attempted to flee. When the suspect became cornered they reversed the trailer into a cruiser causing significant damages. Officers were able to gain physical control of the suspect and remove them from the vehicle. Search incident to arrest uncovered a quantity of methamphetamine and stolen property including electronics and car rims. The trailer and excavating equipment were also confirmed to be stolen.
As a result of the investigation, Ryan Neal ELLERKER, 41-years-old of Haldimand, has been charged with Assault Peace Officer with a Weapon, Resist Arrest, Possession of Methamphetamine, four counts of Possession of Stolen Property over $5000, three counts of Possession of Stolen Property under $5000 and Suspended Driving. The accused was held for bail.
A number of items recovered have not been returned to the rightful owner. Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.