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Police officer injured as stolen car recovered

An officer had minor injuries.

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A police officer was sent to hospital for minor injuries after an arrest was made and a stolen vehicle was retrieved early on Friday morning

At approximately 3 a.m., Guelph Police received a complaint of a possible impaired driver in the area of Pleasant Rd. and Stevenson St. N.

When officers arrived, the reported vehicle was in a parked position, police said in a press release later in the morning.

Through investigation, it was revealed that the vehicle was reported stolen earlier out of Guelph.

A man was found inside the vehicle and officers arrested him for Impaired Care and Control, Possession of Stolen Property and Carrying a Concealed Weapon.

During the investigation and arrest, the male’s vehicle moved forward pinning one of the officer’s leg on his cruiser.

The officer was sent to hospital with minor injuries and later released.

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