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News Release

No Basis to Lay Charges in Relation to King City Motorcycle Collision

Case Number: 18-OCI-282

Mississauga, ON (23 September, 2019) ---
On September 19, 2018, a York Regional Police officer was performing speed enforcement in the area of Weston Road and Laskay Lane when he clocked a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Weston Road. When the officer attempted to stop the 51-year-old female operator of the motorcycle, the woman lost control of the motorcycle and she landed on the roadway. The Interim Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against the officer in relation to the serious injuries sustained by the woman.

Full Director’s Report (with Incident Narrative, Evidence, and Analysis & Director’s Decision):https://www.siu.on.ca/en/directors_reports.php. 

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. 

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Monica Hudon, monica.hudon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342