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Atikokan resident charged for fleeing from police

A Tuesday evening traffic stop has resulted in charges for an Atikokan resident.
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ATIKOKAN – A 37-year-old is facing charges after fleeing from police Tuesday evening.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers observed a black pickup truck travelling on Main Street in Atikokan, the driver was known to police as a suspended driver.

Police said a traffic stop was initiated, however, after the vehicle stopped and police talked with the driver, the person fled the scene.

The vehicle was late observed at a residence in Atikokan.

Police arrested and charged Samantha St. Louis, 37, of Atikokan with flight from peace officer and driving while under suspension.

The accused was released with a provincial court date of June 16 in Atikokan.


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