OPP Reports

Suspicious Person Call Leads to Impaired & Stunt Driving Charges

Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a local driver with stunt driving and impaired operation.

On June 15, 2024, just after 10:00 p.m., officers received a call for service regarding a suspicious person around The Gore Road, near Finnerty Sideroad, in the Town of Caledon. The individual left the resident in a motor vehicle and was located by officers. At that time, the vehicle was observed traveling at a high rate a speed and led to a traffic stop. During the investigation, grounds were formed that the driver’s ability to operation a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol and was subsequently arrested.

A 39 year old of Caledon was charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol.

·      Drive motor vehicle – perform stunt.

·      Refusal to comply with demand.

·      Drive motor vehicle with open container of liquor.

·      Driver failure to surrender license.

The accused is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on July 4th, 2024, to answer to the charges.

Speeding and impaired driving is a dangerous mixture. Drivers continue to take changes. The OPP remains committed to taking alcohol/drug-impaired drivers off our roads through enforcement and public education. Drivers are reminded that no amount of alcohol or drugs in your system is safe when driving. If you suspect that someone is driving while impaired, it is important to call 9-1-1 to report it.

If you were negatively affected by this incident and wish to speak to victim services, Caledon/Dufferin Victim Services can be reached at 905-951-3838.

For more information, visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/impaired-driving

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