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Driver Charged After Fleeing RIDE Checkpoint

Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment RIDE Unit located and charged a driver who fled a RIDE Checkpoint in the Town of Caledon.

On Saturday, January 22, 2022 officers from the OPP Caledon Detachment RIDE Unit were conducting a RIDE Checkpoint at Highway 410 and Valleywood Boulevard when a vehicle approached, stopped and the driver fled on foot.

Officers were able to locate the driver a short distance away in a residential area.

Dustin SIROIS, 37 years old from Brampton, has been charged with:

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·        Trespass at Night

·        Drive While Suspended

·        Fail to Stop for Police

·        Pedestrian on a Controlled Access Highway

The accused is scheduled to appear in Orangeville Provincial Court in April 2022.

RIDE Checkpoints are held all year round by the Caledon OPP. The Caledon OPP Detachment encourages drivers to plan ahead if they choose to consume alcohol or drugs. Use a designated driver, cab, rideshare, public transit or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements. There is no excuse for impaired driving

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