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No Criminal Charges Warranted in Woman’s Serious Injury in Highway 410 and Mayfield Road Collision

Numéro du dossier: 18-OVI-182

Mississauga, ON (29 mars 2019) ---
On June 16, 2018, a Peel Regional Police officer, in plainclothes was driving an unmarked police vehicle on Sandalwood Parkway, east of Highway 410.  The officer noticed a civilian vehicle driving erratically and commenced a vehicular pursuit. Due to the rate of speed of the civilian vehicle the pursuit was ended. A short time later the civilian vehicle exited Highway 410 at the northbound off ramp to Mayfield Road and become involved in a collision.  The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against the officer in relation to the serious injury sustained by a 22-year-old woman in this incident. 

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

L’UES est un organisme indépendant qui enquête sur des rapports d’incidents impliquant des policiers et qui ont causé la mort ou une blessure grave, ou qui comportent des allégations d’agression sexuelle. En vertu de la Loi sur les services policiers, le directeur de l’UES est tenu :

  • de déterminer si un policier a commis un acte criminel lié à l’incident faisant l’objet de l’enquête;
  • compte tenu des éléments de preuve, de déposer une accusation au criminel contre le policier, le cas échéant, ou de fermer le dossier sans déposer un chef d’accusation;
  • de faire rapport des résultats de toute enquête au procureur général.

Read this news release in English.

Jasbir Dhillon, jasbir.dhillon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342