A 34-year-old Dryden man is facing a series of charges, following a pursuit with police over the weekend.

Jordon David Leslie Lang was arrested, after the pickup truck he was driving collided with a police cruiser. The OPP were alerted to a potential domestic issue Saturday evening.

According to police, the complainant advised a silver pickup truck was driving erratically on Hwy. 17 near English River. Officers located the suspect vehicle travelling westbound near Raven Lake Road, but the truck failed to stop for police.

The OPP say the suspect vehicle swerved into a parked cruiser, narrowly missing one of the officers. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage, and the driver was immediately apprehended and taken into custody.

Lang was set to appear in court yesterday for a bail hearing, after he was charged with:

  • Dangerous Operation of a motor vehicle
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Assault with a weapon - Spousal
  • Criminal Negligence cause bodily harm
  • Dangerous Operation of a motor vehicle cause bodily harm
  • Forcible Confinement

The passenger in the vehicle was taken to hospital for a medical evaluation.

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