August 2, 2007
York Regional Police Service
Cst. Plunkett was struck by a car and dragged while performing undercover surveillance during an airbag theft investigation. Cst. Plunkett was pinned between the car’s open door and a tree, could not get away and was dragged onto a nearby lawn. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he soon died from his injuries.
A 19 yr. old suspect has been apprehended.
Cst. Plunkett was a 22 year veteran of the York Regional Police Service. He is survived by his wife and three children.