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Shelburne Police issue Brampton man with stunt driving charge

September 13, 2018   ·   0 Comments

On September 6, 2018 at approximately 3:30am a Shelburne police officer observed a vehicle travelling eastbound on Main Street East at a high rate of speed.   The officer conducted a traffic stop and as result 25 year old Aruran Jeyakmar of Brampton was charged with stunt driving and had his driver’s licence suspended for 7 days and the vehicle that Jeyakmar was driving was impounded for 7 days as well. Jeyakmar was also issued a subsequent 3 day driver’s licence suspension for driving with over 50mgs of alcohol in his blood.

Further investigation resulted in several more charges including:

-Possession of a controlled substance

-Drive a motor vehicle with liquor readily available

-Fail to surrender licence

During the same traffic stop 25 year old Lavarni Kirupakaran of Brampton was also charged with possession of a controlled substance.

10 deaths in OPP-patrolled sites

Ten traffic and marine-related deaths occurred on Labour Day Long Weekend on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads, waterways and trails.

Two motorcyclists were among the four people who died in separate road collisions over the weekend. One person died in an off-road vehicle crash. Two boaters died in separate boating incidents and three people drowned.    

The OPP laid 651 distracted driving charges during their long weekend Distracted Driving Campaign. Over and above the campaign, officers were kept busy right through the weekend, laying a total of 10,403 charges throughout the province. Speeding topped the list at 6,136 charges, with an additional 195 charges laid for racing/stunt driving.

The OPP is reminding Ontarians to take responsibility for their own safety and that doing so will go a long way in reducing the number of deaths and injuries on roads, waterways and trails.   

Impaired driving charge

Orangeville Police have charged a 20-year-old East Garafaxa man with several offences including impaired driving after his vehicle landed in a ditch on the east side of Riddell Road last Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday, September 5, at approximately 9:45 a.m., an Orangeville Police officer observed a vehicle enter the Westside Market Village Shopping Centre at a high rate of speed. The vehicle proceeded to leave the area squealing its tires. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle as it travelled north on Riddell Road. The vehicle made an abrupt right turn past the intersection of Alder Street, coming to rest in a ditch.

The driver fled from the vehicle and ran north through the Recreation Centre parking lot. A second officer was able to apprehend the driver on a path on the west side of Riddell Road. Two passengers remained at the vehicle. There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

As a result of the investigation, Zachary Clinton Carleton, 20, of East Garafraxa, was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and flight from police. The driver was also charged with several Highway Traffic Act offences. His driver’s licence was suspended for a mandatory 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days. He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on September 25 to answer to the allegations.

Fail-to-remain collision

Orangeville Police are investigating a collision in a driveway near the Best Western hotel in the early morning of Thursday August 30.

At about 1:20 a.m., a black four-door car was seen driving out of the parking lot  when it struck a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway. The driver fled the scene prior to police arriving. The car was last seen turning right from the parking lot onto Buena Vista Drive.

The pedestrian, an 18-year-old male, received minor injuries and reported the incident to police the next day.

The vehicle is believed to have damage to the front driver’s side and hood as a result of the incident. The driver was described as being a middle age white male.

Police are asking anyone who has further information regarding the incident or the identity of the driver, to contact Orangeville Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.



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