Man who evaded arrest for more than 5 years after Scarborough kidnapping captured by police
John Brown, now 49, first made headlines in 2013 after allegedly holding woman for 3 days
A man who has evaded police for more than five years after allegedly holding a woman captive at an apartment near the Scarborough Bluffs has finally been arrested after allegedly failing to stop for police.
Now, investigators say Brown has been arrested after the 2015 grey Jeep Cherokee he was in failed to stop for police. The woman driving the jeep managed to get away, they say.
Brown now faces a string of charges, including:
- Conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.
- Aggravated assault.
- Forcible confinement.
- Assault with a weapon.
- Dangerous operation of a vehicle.
- Flight while being pursued by a peace officer.
Oleski, 35, is now wanted for allegedly failing to stop for police, flight while being pursued by a peace officer, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and being an accessory after the fact.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.