Police arrest wanted man in Wingham

WINGHAM A South Bruce resident was arrested and taken into custody on May 31 for an outstanding warrant along with some additional charges laid by Huron County OPP.

Police say that around 3:30 p.m. on May 31, members of the Huron County OPP Community Street Crime Unit were on patrol in Wingham “when they observed a wanted person walking on Leopold Street.”

A release from Huron County OPP states, “Officers followed the wanted party a short distance before they intercepted the male at the rear of an apartment complex on Minnie Street. Upon informing the man he was under arrest he immediately took off running. Officers gave chase and quickly caught up with the subject. The accused actively resisted arrest and attempted to flee once again. Officers eventually gained control of the subject and he was taken into custody.”

Police say a search following arrest revealed the man to be in possession of suspected cocaine and methamphetamine.

The accused, 36-year-oldm Anthony Dillon from South Bruce, has been charged with resist arrest, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of cocaine.

Dillion has since been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Goderich court on June 27.