PERSON CHARGED FOR PERSONATING A PEACE OFFICER

The Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges against an individual following an incident in Trenton.

On June 30, 2021, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Quinte West OPP responded to a complaint where someone reported being pulled over in their vehicle on Dundas Street West by a male in a red vehicle using flashing red and blue lights. After a brief verbal exchange between the complainant and the suspect, the suspect left in their vehicle last seen on Front Street. The accused was located by officers where they were arrested for personating a peace officer. Red and blue flashing lights were seized following a search of the vehicle.

Kevin BAILEY, 40 years old of Prince Edward County has been charged with the following offences:

  • Personating peace officer – Criminal Code Section 130(1)(b)
  • Breach of recognizance – Criminal Code Section 811
  • Unauthorized red and blue lights – Highway Traffic Act Section 62(14.1); and
  • Fail to notify change of address – Highway Traffic Act Section 9(2)

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on July 29, 2021.

Any person with information on this incident or one of a similar nature is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

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