Road rage on highway. Four people arrested (charges withdrawn)Thursday, June 12, 2014 by: SooToday.com Staff
December, 2014 update:
Charges were withdrawn against four people arrested after what police described as an altercation following an aggressive driving complaint at the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 556.
Court documents show charges were withdrawn against Calvin Lynn (dangerous driving and resisting a peace officer), Harrison Knox (dangerous driving and assault), Daniel Knox (two counts of assaulting a peace officer and two counts of resisting arrest) and Sherry Lynn Cole (obstructing a peace officer, assaulting a peace officer).
OPP Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Witness Driver
AWERES TOWNSHIP - On June 11, 2014 at approximately 1 p.m., Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police received a traffic complaint regarding an aggressive driver traveling northbound on Highway 17 in Aweres Township.
It is alleged that a northbound red pickup truck pulled into oncoming traffic and began to pass.
An oncoming grey SUV traveling southbound had to take evasive action to avoid a head on collision.
The truck that was being passed by the red pickup and a second truck behind it also had to take evasive action to avoid a collision.
The involved vehicles pulled into a parking lot at the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 556.
An altercation ensued between several parties and as a result the following charges have been laid:
Calvin Lynn, 21 years old, of Adelaide Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario has been arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and resist arrest contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
Harrison Knox, 26 years old, of Airport Road Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario has been arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
Daniel Knox, 59 years old, of Cathcart Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario has been arrested and charged with one count of obstruct peace officer, two counts of assault peace officer, and two counts of resist arrest contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
Sherry Lynn Cole, 38 years old, of Bainbridge Street, Sault Ste.Marie, Ontario has been arrested and charged with one count of obstruct peace officer.
All accused have been released on a Promise to Appear in Provincial Court on July 21, 2014.
OPP seeking the public’s assistance in locating a witness driver in the small grey SUV style vehicle that had been traveling southbound on Highway 17 at the time of the incident.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.