Vehicle Crashes into Fence, Driver Charged

Night Time Police Intervention

On June 9, 2024, officers with Patrol Services charged 40-year-old Charles Syrette with operation while impaired and several other offences.

Around 8:00 p.m., 911 Communicators received a report of a vehicle crashing into a fence belonging to a business in the 1000 block of Black Road. Officers were dispatched to the scene where they located the vehicle, as well as the accused standing near it. Upon speaking with the accused, officers developed grounds to believe their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol.

While the accused was placed under investigative detention and lodged in the back of a cruiser, they kicked the door multiple times, causing it to break. They were arrested. An investigation also revealed the accused is prohibited from driving.

When transported to the Police Services Building, the accused was read a demand for a breath sample and refused to provide one.

The accused is charged with:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and/or Drugs
  • Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand
  • Operation While Prohibited x2
  • Mischief Over $5,000
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking x8
  • Driving While Under Suspension (under the Highway Traffic Act)

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

One thought on “Vehicle Crashes into Fence, Driver Charged

  1. They are also already having smash-em-up derbies at the intersections where the stop signs were removed, two went to hospital as a result of a crash at Albert and Elgin this morning.
    It’s only a matter of time before someone dies, but that’s what it takes to convince the halfwits that removed the stop signs to come to their senses and put them back.

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