4 impaired driving charges laid in Caledon in a single weekend

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Published February 8, 2022 at 8:50 pm

The Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police says four drivers are facing impaired driving charges after incidents that happened between Feb. 4 and 6.

Last Friday (Feb. 4), on Airport Road at approximately 1:34 p.m., Caledon OPP officers responded to a traffic complaint from a motorist. The vehicle was located and stopped. Since the officer suspected that the driver’s driving abilities were impaired, they were asked to provide a sample of their breath into an approved roadside screening device, which resulted in a “fail” reading.

The driver was then placed under arrest for impaired driving and transported to the Caledon OPP Detachment, where further breath tests were conducted.

Manjit Aulak, 46, of Orangeville, faces a charge of operation while impaired — blood alcohol concentration (BAC.) over 80 mg (per 100 millilitres of blood).

On Saturday (Feb. 5), around 12:49 p.m., a patrol officer observed a vehicle on Innis Lake Road being operated in an unsafe manner. The vehicle was stopped and the officer formed grounds to arrest the driver for impaired driving. They were later transported to the Caledon OPP Detachment where further breath tests were conducted.

Manjinder GILL, 41, of Caledon, has been charged with operation while impaired — blood alcohol concentration (BAC.) over 80 mg; operator of a motor vehicle while impaired; and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

On Sunday morning (Feb. 6), around 5:47 a.m., Caledon OPP was asked by paramedics to assist on a possible medical call on Mississauga Road. During the interaction, the officer formed grounds for impaired driving.

The driver was placed under arrest and transported to the detachment for breath tests.

Ladan Adan, 25, of Caledon, is accused of operation of a motor vehicle while impaired, as well as failure or refusal to comply with demand

A few minutes later, around 5:51 a.m., police was also requested to attend the area of Ellwood Drive East and Leavens Court after receiving a report a vehicle crashing into a snowbank.

The interaction with the driver led to their arrest for impaired driving. They driver was transported to the Caledon Detachment where breath tests were conducted.

Carlos Gonzalez, 24, of Caledon, has been charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired — BAC over 80 mg; novice driver with a BAC over zero; and, having care or control of vehicle with cannabis readily available

All four vehicles were impounded for seven days and the accused’s drivers licences were suspended for a period of 90 days.

All four accused persons are scheduled to appear in an Orangeville court on April 21.

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