By Haldimand Press Staff
HAGERSVILLE—Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand Detachment have arrested two individuals in connection with the fatal fail-to-remain collision that claimed the life of 23-year-old Alexander Dalton of Hagersville on Friday, April 23, 2021. The driver of the vehicle remains outstanding.
The following individuals were charged by the OPP:
Dakota David, 25-years-old of Ohsweken, with Accessory after the Fact to Commit an Indictable Offence.
Acacia Emery, 25-years-old of Ohsweken, with Public Mischief.
When asked for greater detail as to why these charges were laid in relation to this case, Mary Gagliardi of the Haldimand OPP responded, “The investigation is still ongoing so I am unable to answer your inquiry at this time.”
The OPP are urging members of the public to come forward with any information that could assist with identifying the driver of the vehicle that fled the scene. A video appeal from the family of Alex Dalton can be found on OPP West Region Twitter and Facebook accounts, posted December 6, 2021. At that time, the GoFundMe fundraiser offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those involved sat at $64,057.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or may have obtained video footage of it, is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave an anonymous message at helpsolvecrime.com, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.