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Man hit police vehicle while trying to flee: N.B. RCMP

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A 26-year-old man is facing several charges after he allegedly hit a police vehicle while trying to flee officers in Nackawic, N.B., on April 8.

According to an RCMP news release, Woodstock Police Force officers tried to stop a stolen pickup truck, but it used Route 105 to flee into an RCMP jurisdiction. Officers eventually found the vehicle in Nackawic.

The driver allegedly tried to flee and hit a police vehicle before running into a residential area. Police dog services found and arrested the man while officers searched the vehicle and discovered methamphetamine, a prohibited weapon, and several stolen items.

Kyle Stairs, from Temperance Vale, was charged with:

  • possession of property obtained by crime
  • mischief
  • unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon
  • resisting and obstructing a police officer
  • failing to comply with a probation order
  • possession of a weapon contrary to an order
  • possession of a controlled substance

Stairs was remanded into custody and he is scheduled to return to court at a future date.

For more New Brunswick news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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