Six Nations man charged after car crashes into ditch

Six Nations Police charged a man after a car crashed into a ditch on Chiefswood Road Monday June 13, 2022. (Photo by Jim C. Powless)

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER-A 34-year-old Ohsweken man is facing  impaired driving charges and threatening police after a vehicle crashed into a ditch on Chiefswood Road, south of Fourth Line Road at about 9:42 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2022.

Six Nation Police said the  OPP Communications Centre  alerted  emergency services of the collision. Upon arrival police said the Six Nations Fire Department had begun extricating a lone man from the vehicle. Six Nations Police approached the vehicle and spoke to the man, who was conscious and appeared intoxicated. Police said they detected an odour of alcohol from the vehicle and the driver told police he had consumed “a lot of alcohol.”

Six Nations Fire removed the man from the vehicle and police arrested him for Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle. When police and paramedics arrived at hospital the man exited the ambulance and fled on foot. Police gave chase on foot and caught the man, who police said became “assaultive towards police.”

The man  was subdued with the assistance of paramedics.  After being medically cleared by hospital staff police transported him to the Six Nations Police station.

Police charged  Shaine Wally Farmer, 34, of Ohsweken with: Impaired Operation, Assault Peace Officer, Uttering Threats to Cause Death, Utter Threats to Damage Property, Escape Lawful Custody and Mischief over $5,000.

The accused was held for a formal bail hearing.

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