Ottawa Police Charge x8 THIERRY NKURUNZIZA Dui After Hitting Police Cars Multiple Times 112118

Suspect arrested after striking police vehicle on Innes Road


(Ottawa) – Frontline officers arrested a male suspect after he attempted to flee police and struck a police vehicle multiple times in the east end of Ottawa, at 3:00 am this morning.

Frontline officers were responding to a call about a large fight at the 4000 block of Innes Road. The crowd dispersed as officers arrived, however one male remained on scene. The male entered a vehicle, ignored officer’s orders to stop, and used his vehicle to strike an officer and flee the area.

Another officer who arrived on scene attempted to initiate a traffic stop; but the suspect ignored the officer and struck his police vehicle repeatedly. The officer then used a pit maneuver rendering the suspect’s vehicle inoperable. The driver was arrested on scene. No one was injured.

Thierry NKURUNZIZA, 38 years old of Ottawa, is facing charges of:

  • Driving while ability impaired
  • Driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in blood
  • Driving while disqualified
  • Dangerous operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Failure to stop for police
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Mischief over $5000
  • Obstructing Peace Officer

NKURUNZIZA will be appearing in show cause court today.

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