Two charged following canine search in Huron County

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Huron County OPP have provided an update regarding a lengthy canine search south of Zurich for suspects that fled out of a stolen vehicle last week.

Shortly before 8 a.m. on September 24, a Huron County OPP officer attempted to stop a compact vehicle near Zurich after receiving a traffic complaint about an aggressive driver on London Road. Upon locating the vehicle, the driver failed to stop and immediately fled from police.

Two suspects have since been located and taken into custody.

A 35-year-old man from Lucknow is facing a total of eight charges, including Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000, Occupant of a Motor Vehicle Taken Without Consent, Flight from Peace Officer, Dangerous Operation, Operation While Prohibited, Obstruct Peace Officer, Resist Peace Officer, Fail to Comply With Probation Order.

He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 26.

Also charged is a 40-year-old woman from Central Huron. She has been charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000, Occupant of a Motor Vehicle Taken without Consent and Obstruct Peace Officer.

She has been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 19.