Brampton motorcycle rider charged with stunt driving by Caledon OPP
A 19-year-old Brampton motorcycle rider out for a late night ride with a 16-year-old passenger from Bolton and two other dirt bike riders was charged with stunt driving by Caledon OPP.
Police said a motorcycle and two dirt bikes were reported “driving recklessly and without headlights or license plates” in the area of Highway 410 and Mayfield Road around 9:30 p.m. on March 8.
One rider was stopped, but two of the three failed to stop for police in the area of The Grange Side Road.
The 19-year-old Brampton motorcycle rider was charged with performing stunt - in driving too close to vehicle. His driver’s licence has been suspended and his bike impounded for seven days.
The 16-year-old passenger from Bolton was charged for not wearing a helmet.
Caledon Police say stunt driving includes a variety of behaviours such as lifting some or all tires off the ground, driving in a manner to cause some or all tires to lose traction while turning, driving with someone in the trunk and driving side by side, where one of the vehicles is in the land intended for oncoming traffic.
Anyone with information on the dirt bike riders that failed to stop for police is asked to contact Caledon OPP at 905-584-2241 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.
You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. You never have to testify, and could receive a cash award of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.
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