Number of riot suspects nearing 70
London Community News
Police have charged five more people, all from out of town, for participating in the Fleming Drive riot three months ago.
Scott Butchart, 20, of Barrie is charged with nine counts of participating in an act likely to cause mischief, one count of participating in a riot and one count of arson endangering life.
Duncan Cameron, 20, of Fort Erie is charged with being a member of an unlawful assembly, participating in an act likely to cause mischief, two counts of mischief under $5,000 and one count of mischief over $5,000.
The charges against Cameron and Butchart relate to damage caused to a CTV News vehicle that was destroyed during the March 17 riot.
Barrie residents Anthony Feaver and Manual Distefano, both 20, and Utopia resident John Noordhoff, 22, are each charged with being a member of an unlawful assembly and participating in an act likely to cause mischief.
Police have now charged 68 riot suspects with 175 criminal charges.
Of those suspects, 26 are Fanshawe College students.
Police are asking the public to visit www.police.london.ca and click on Fleming Drive Disturbance Most Wanted to view photographs of riot suspects who have not been identified.
Anyone with information that may help this investigation is asked to call the London Police Service Tip Line at 519-660-5842 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information can also be called into Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or sent online anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com.