Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a Brampton resident following a traffic stop on Wednesday.
On January 31, 2024, Caledon OPP officers were conducting traffic enforcement in the Southfields Village community in the Town of Caledon. Just before 2:00 p.m., while officers were attempting to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle made contact with a police cruiser in an attempt to flee. The driver was subsequently arrested. The investigation revealed the vehicle involved had been reported as stolen.
A 24-year old of Brampton, was charged with:
· Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000
· Possession of Schedule I Substance
· Possession of an Identity document
· Possession of Break-In Instruments
· Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
· Failure to Comply with Release Order
· Failure to Comply with Undertaking
· Flight from Police
The accused was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville to answer to the charges.
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