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News Release

SIU Called to Investigate Incident at Brampton Motel

Case Number: 16-OCI-021

Mississauga (28 January, 2016) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating an occurrence that happened outside a motel in Brampton overnight.

Preliminary information indicates the following:
  • Just after midnight on January 28, 2016, Peel Regional Police officers attended a Motel 6 at 160 Steelwell Road in Brampton.  The officers were conducting an investigation. 
  • Officers attempted to speak with individuals inside one of the rooms.
  • Shortly after, a woman was located at the rear of the motel.
  • The woman had suffered a back injury.  She was transported to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for treatment. 
    
The SIU has assigned three investigators and one forensic investigator as part of the investigation.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. 

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General. 

Jason Gennaro, jason.gennaro@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-641-1897 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 1897