Golf course vandalized
tried to stop the vehicle, the driver turned off his car lights and took off at high speed, sometimes going as fast as 190 kilometres an hour during the chase. He also took down a fence and drove over a carpet of nails installed by officers who were called in for back-up. When his tires ran out of air, the culprit abandoned his vehicle and continued his escape on foot, finally being apprehended in the Coaticook area. A passenger in the vehicle was released without being charged. The driver was held and appeared at the Sherbrooke Court House Monday morning, accused of dangerous driving, running from the police and the obstruction of justice. He was later released. Three police vehicles took part in the chase.
During the night between the 26th and the 27th, vandals did a lot of damage to the Venise golf course in Magog. A golf cart that was put into a pond is a total loss and many greens were ruined. The damages will total tens of thousands of dollars. The
would like anyone with information about this crime to call them at 819 843-3334 or on the Info-crime hotline at 1-800-711-1800. All information will remain confidential.