News Release January 25 – 28, 2024

Impaired Driving

On January 25, 2024, at about 5:30pm, officers were on patrol in the area of Central Ave. and observed a vehicle travel through a red light. The vehicle was stopped and it was found that the driver was identified to be a 40-year-old, male. He was operating the vehicle while prohibited from driving due to previous impaired convictions. His driver’s licence was also under a separate suspension for unpaid fines. The officer was developed concern with the driver’s current level of sobriety. A roadside breath demand was made, however, the male refused to provide a sample. He was arrested and later released with the following charges; Failure or refusal to comply with demand, operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code, drive motor vehicle – not equipped with ignition interlock device, driving while under suspension and red light fail to stop. He has been issued a future court appearance date.


Disturbance Leads to Arrest Warrant Executed

On January 27, 2024, at about 9:30pm, police received a call regarding a group of people preparing to engage in a fight in the area of King St. W. and Apple St. Officers arrived and it appeared that the individuals involved had dispersed. Police learned that an 18-year-old, male, was attempting to engage in a fight with another male. It was found that the 18-year-old, male, had gone back to his residence in the area. However, he was on bail conditions stating not to be outside of his residence while under the influence of alcohol. Officers located the male and found him to have been consuming alcohol. He was also found to be in possession of a crossbow, BB gun and air soft gun, contrary to his conditions. He was arrested and later released with a future court date after being charged with two counts of fail to comply with undertaking.