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SECOND SUSPECT ARRESTED FOLLOWING SHOOTING

July 22, 2021   ·   0 Comments

The Caledon Detachment Major Crime Unit has arrested a second suspect in relation to a shooting that occurred in the Town of Caledon last month.

“On Saturday, June 26, at approximately 6:16 a.m., officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a reported shooting on a private property located in the area of Highway 10 and Escarpment Side Road in the Town of Caledon,” say Police.

“Upon arrival, officers located a victim, a 40-year-old male of Mississauga, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a trauma centre with serious injuries. A second victim, a 26-year-old male of Brampton, was located off-site. The individual sustained non-serious injuries.”

On July 14, the second suspect, Johnathan Rodrigues, 26, of Brampton, was arrested and charged with:

Attempt to commit murder using firearm

Possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling

The accused was held for a bail hearing and is expected to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on a later date. The charges have not been proven.

The investigation is ongoing by the Caledon Detachment Major Crime Unit. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Caledon OPP at (905) 584-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.

DRIVER VEERS INTO

ONCOMING TRAFFIC

On Tuesday, July 20, at approximately 11:12 p.m., officers from the Caledon OPP Detachment were conducting a R.I.D.E. spot check in the area of Highway 410 ramp to Valleywood Boulevard.

“As officers were ensuring compliance of drivers, they observed a black sedan make a U-turn on the ramp and drive the wrong way into oncoming traffic to avoid being stopped at the RIDE spot check,” say Police. “The suspect vehicle continued travelling North on Highway 410 to Old School Road, where officers were able to intercept the vehicle safely.”

As a result of the police investigation, the driver, Isaiah Ojo, 26, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

Driving while under suspension

Novice driver – Blood Alcohol Concentration above zero

Possession of over 30 g dried cannabis in a public place

A large quantity of cannabis products were seized.

The accused is expected to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on September 30, 2021 to answer to the charges.

The charges have not been proven.

ARREST FOLLOWING COLLISION

On Sunday, July 18, at approximately 5:30 a.m., uniformed members of the Caledon OPP Detachment responded to a two-vehicle collision at Airport Road and Mayfield Road in the Town of Caledon.

As a result of the police investigation, one of the drivers, Alamjeet Sandhu, 28, of Mississauga, was charged with:

Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over 80 mg

Careless driving

Obstruct peace officer

Fail to report accident

Drive motor vehicle – no licence

The accused is expected to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on September 30, 2021 to answer to the charges.

The charges have not been proven.

No serious injuries were reported at the time of the collision.

IMPAIRED DRIVING

On Tuesday, July 13, at approximately 5:37 p.m., officers from the Community Response Unit of the Caledon OPP Detachment responded to a traffic complaint involving an impaired driver in the area of Highway 50 in Bolton.

“The complainant stated that an individual attended a liquor store, but was denied service as the customer appeared intoxicated,” say Police. “The individual was then observed leaving the store and driving away in a grey sedan.

“The officers immediately responded and attempted to stop the suspect vehicle, however, the driver failed to stop and continued to drive northbound on Highway 50. After a short pursuit, the officers were able to stop the vehicle and strategically position their cruisers to prevent the vehicle from moving any further. The driver was arrested and investigated further.”

As a result of the police investigation, Stephanie Smith, 39, of Caledon, has been charged with:

Operation while impaired;

Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus);

Flight from peace officer

Operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code

The accused is expected to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on September 23, 2021 to answer to the charges.

The charges have not been proven.



         

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