Two Windsor men charged after alleged road rage incident with bear spray
Amherstburg Police investigating a serious motorcycle crash that left a woman critically injured on Friday, September 16th, 2016.
Published Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:29AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, May 18, 2017 1:23PM EDT
Amherstburg police have charged two Windsor men after an alleged road rage incident where bear spray was dispensed in to a vehicle.
Police were called about two motorcycles and a third vehicle on Front Road North on May 11 at 9:20 a.m.
During the incident, police say one of the motorcycles pulled alongside the vehicle and sprayed what appeared to be bear spray at the vehicle.
A description of the motorcycles and their operators were provided to police.
Police located the motorcycles in a nearby parking lot in the 300 block of Sandwich Street South, where a check of the motorcycles revealed that both were stolen.
A can of bear spray was also visible in one of the motorcycles.
The area was then searched and a short time later, the operators were located and arrested in the 400 block of Sandwich Street South.
In addition to the bear spray, a pellet rifle with a sawed-off barrel was also discovered on one of the motorcycles.
Kris Middleton, 30, of Windsor is charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, failing to comply with probation order, possession of a firearm.
James Burleigh, 34, of Windsor is charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 and assault with a weapon.
If anyone may have information relevant to the investigation, you are encouraged to contact police at 519-736-3622, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258- 8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.