Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment investigated two separate motor vehicle collisions involving impaired drivers that occurred over in one night in the Town Caledon.
On Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 9:20 p.m. officers were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Centerville Creek Road north of Healey Road. There were no injuries in the collision.
A 21 year old from Brampton, has been charged with:
· Refuse to Comply with Demand for Breath Sample
The accused is scheduled to appear in Orangeville Provincial Court in March.
A few hours later, officers were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Dixie Road north of King Street. There were no injuries in the collision. The driver of the vehicle failed a roadside screening test.
A 26 year old from Mexico, has been charged with:
· Operate a Vehicle with Over 80mgs of Alcohol
· Drive No License
· Have Liquor Readily Available
The accused has been held for a bail hearing.
Drivers charged with Refusal and Over 80mgs received an immediate 90 day drivers license suspension and 7 day vehicle impoundment.
There is no excuse for impaired driving.
The OPP Caledon Detachment would like to encourage motorists to report potential impaired drivers. Motorists can call 911, or *OPP (*677) on their mobile device and be put in contact with an emergency dispatcher. Using a mobile device to report a potential impaired driver will not result in a charge for using a hand-held communication device.
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