Region of Peel -Investigators from 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested and charged two men for numerous offences related to possession of stolen property, robbery, assault with a weapon, and dangerous driving.
On Friday, January 15, 2021, at 7:17 a.m., patrol officers investigated a stolen vehicle in the area of Dundas Street East and Coram Crescent in the City of Mississauga. The vehicle fled from police and was located unoccupied shortly after. Both culprits fled on foot and were located by police in the area of Cawthra Road and Eastgate Parkway. In an attempt to escape, the culprits violently forced civilians out of their vehicle. Both culprits then entered the stolen vehicle and attempted to flee, striking an officer resulting in minor injuries. Officers were able to effectively arrest one of the parties, while the other managed to escape in the stolen vehicle, striking police and civilian vehicles in the process.
Christopher Noel, a 35-year-old man was charged with the following offences:
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (X2)
Flight from Police Officer (X2)
Dangerous Operation (X2)
Operation While Prohibited
Assault with a Weapon
Obstruct Police Officer
Breach of Probation
On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, investigators from the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau investigators located the outstanding culprit and arrested him without incident.
Patrick Horgan, a 35-year-old man from Mississauga was charged with the following offences:
Possession of Stolen Property Obtained by Crime (X2)
Flight from Police
Drive While Prohibited
Failure to Stop After Accident
Breach of Probation
Breach of Conditional Sentence Order
Both men were held for bail hearings and attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.
Anyone with information or potential dash camera footage pertaining to this matter is asked to contact the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-3311, ext. 1233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.