Release Date: April 1st, 2020 - 10:18am
Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899
Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899
On March 28, 2020, shortly after 12:00 pm, a male suspect entered the parking lot of Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 12 Division in Milton. The suspect was observed to be wearing a bandana covering his face. The suspect approached a fully marked HRPS patrol car and began to strike the vehicle with the sledgehammer. The suspect was immediately confronted by a uniform officer in the lot.
After a short foot pursuit, the suspect was arrested by the officer.
James Stokes (39) of Mississauga has been charged with the following:
Stokes was held for a bail hearing in Milton.
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