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Reporting of Impaired Drivers Assist Caledon OPP in Charging 3 for Impaired

Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment are appreciative of members of the public who assisted with reporting impaired drivers leading to the arrest of several motorists in the Town of Caledon.

On Monday, December 26 at approximately 5:50 a.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Charleston Side Road and McLaren Drive for a vehicle that had been involved in a collision and left the scene. When officers arrived, the vehicle had been left on the side of the road and the driver fled into the surrounding area. Officers were able to locate and arrest the driver, who after further investigation found to be impaired by drug.

Melissa HAMILTON, 39 years old, from Orangeville has been charged with:

·      Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle – Drug

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·      Fail to Remain at Collision

Later on Monday evening, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a vehicle in a ditch near Mississauga Road and Old School Road. The driver, who was located a short time later and arrested, had left the scene of the collision.

Diljot BAJWA, 18 years old, from Brampton has been charged with:

·      Operate a Motor Vehicle with over 80mgs of alcohol

·      Fail to Remain at Collision

·      Young Driver – Blood Alcohol Concentration above Zero

·      Drive with Liquor Readily Available

On Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at approximately 5:40 a.m. a motorist observed a severely damaged motor vehicle that had been in a motor vehicle collision and continued to drive Heartlake Road near Mayfield Road. Police stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver.

Shubert SINGH, 21 years old from Brampton has been charged with:

·      Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle – Alcohol

·      Operate a Motor Vehicle with Over 80mgs of Alcohol

All drivers will appear in Orangeville Provincial Court in March 2023.

Caledon OPP would like to thank the motorists that recognized something was amiss and contacted the police. Taking the time to report impaired driving saves lives.

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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