Niagara-on-the-Lake man charged after truck lands in swimming pool
Published August 2, 2022 at 2:55 pm
Last Wednesday morning (July 27), one Niagara-on-the-Lake resident had an abrupt wake-up call, finding a tipped-over full-sized truck in his unfinished in-ground swimming pool.
Today (August 2), Niagara Police arrested the man they believe was the driver.
When police responded to the crime at a home on Concession 7 Road, they saw the driver/owner of the 2011 GMC Sierra pickup truck had taken off prior to their arrival.
The estimated damage value of the pickup truck is $15,000 and the estimated damage to the swimming pool is $100,000.
Grant Barlow, 36, of Niagara-on-the-Lake has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, public mischief and failing to remain at the scene of a crime.
He was scheduled for a bail hearing today via video link to the courthouse in St. Catharines.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead investigator at 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009730.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies
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