Woodstock, ON (May 21, 2021) – On Wednesday, May 05, 2021 the 66-year-old male victim succumbed to his injuries as result of receiving life threatening injuries from the incident on April 24, 2021. 

Brandon HARMER (26) of Drumbo, ON is now facing the following charges:

  • Manslaughter
  • Fail to Remain at the Scene of Accident – Cause Death
  • Theft Under $5000.00

Following his arrest on the upgraded charges, the accused has been held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled for May 26, 2021.




Woodstock, ON (April 28, 2021) – On Saturday, April 24, 2021 at approximately 9:00 p.m. the Woodstock Police Service, Woodstock Fire Department and Oxford County Paramedic Services responded to the area of Highway 2 for reports of an injured male.

The police investigation revealed that a black Hyundai struck a male while attempting to drive away from a gas station without paying for fuel. The 66-year-old male victim is in hospital with life threatening injuries.

On April 27, 2021 the Woodstock Police Service Criminal Investigation Bureau with the assistance of Waterloo Regional Police Service located and arrested, Brandon HARMER (26) of Drumbo, ON. HARMER has been charged with:

  • Fail to Stop at Accident Resulting in Bodily Harm;
  • Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm;
  • Theft Under $5000.

HARMER has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

An occupant of the vehicle, a 22-year-old female of Paris, ON has also been arrested and charged with Theft Under $5000 and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone having information about this investigation to contact Detective Haegens at 519-421-2800 x3234 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).




Person & Vehicle to Identify

Woodstock, ON (April 25, 2021) – The Woodstock Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect and vehicle. The vehicle was last observed at a gas station on the north side of Highway 2 near John Street at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

The vehicle is described as a black Hyundai SUV. The driver was described as wearing a red plaid jacket with a hood up and green pajama style pants.