Allegedly impaired novice driver found asleep behind the wheel in Pickering with a shotgun in the car
Published May 16, 2022 at 1:48 pm
A man is in custody after police found a shotgun in his car while he was allegedly impaired and sleeping if off behind the wheel in Pickering early yesterday morning.
Durham Regional Police found a blue Mazda near the suburban area of Wildflower Drive and Rosebank Road. The man was allegedly sleeping behind the wheel when officer arrived.
The cops arrested the man and seized a shotgun and ammunition from the car.
Justin Crawford, 22 of Pickering faces a battery of driving charges including; novice driver with a B.A.C. above zero, operation while impaired with a B.A.C. over 80, operation while impaired alcohol and/or drug and controlling a vehicle with cannabis available.
He is also looking down the barrel at numerous firearms charges including; possession of a non-restricted gun without a license, possession of a non-restricted gun knowingly not holding a license, and occupying a motor vehicle with a gun.
Crawford will remain in custody until a bail hearing.
Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation can call Cst. Williamson at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2251 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising