Man faces traffic crime charges in Ontario Month: September 2017

Month: September 2017

Man faces traffic crime charges in Ontario

A 38-year-old Haliburton man is facing charges after an accident in July that claimed two lives. Ontario Provincial Police arrested the man following the accident, and charged him with the crime of careless driving as well as several other, related charges. He is expected back in court in Lindsay on Nov. 2. According to the accident report, the crash occurred on Highway 118 around 5 p.m. near Peterborough. The accused man was headed eastbound when, for reasons unknown, his vehicle crossed the center line into westbound traffic. A group of motorcyclists were westbound at the time, and the eastbound driver collided with…

Woman dead of apparent homicide in Toronto

Police say a 24-year-old woman was murdered in Toronto in mid-September, and the man accused of her murder is now in custody. Toronto police arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with the apparent homicide, who now stands charged with several different crimes. He was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Sept. 21. Toronto police say they responded to a call to a residential location around 2 p.m. the afternoon of Sept. 17. They apparently found a 50-year-old woman who was suffering from non life-threatening injuries. She told them an armed man was inside the building. The man was allegedly…

Ontario man charged with homicide

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hamilton, according to local sources. Ontario authorities arrested the 29-year-old man, who has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Toronto man. As with most homicide cases, this one is still under investigation by authorities. According to the police report, the incident took place outside a downtown bar in the early morning of Sept. 10. Around 3:30 a.m., investigators found a 33-year-old man who had apparently been stabbed to death. The coroner's office was called, and next-of-kin have been notified. This death marks the city's sixth murder…

Toronto man charged with homicide

Police have taken an 18-year-old man into custody for his suspected role in the stabbing death of another man in Scarborough, according to local sources. Toronto police services have charged the man with second-degree murder in connection with the case. This marks the city's 37th homicide this year. According to the arrest report, police responded to a call in Scarborough after witnesses called in a potential assault. They arrived just after 2:00 a.m. the morning of Sept. 3 to the area, where they found a man suffering life-threatening injuries from apparent multiple stab wounds. The 33-year-old man was rushed to an area…

Hospital security guard faces sexual assault charges

A security guard working at a hospital in Newmarket is facing serious charges after several women alleged that he assaulted them. Ontario has strict laws governing treatment of sexual assault cases, involving extensive cross-examination and a strong reliance on victim testimony. However, it should be noted that a sexual assault charge could sometimes prove damaging to an accused individual's life even if he or she is proven innocent. In this particular case, the accused man is a 24-year-old security guard at a major hospital. Police began investigating him after a 16-year-old girl came forward back in July, reporting the alleged assault. She…

Crime report: Man charged with attempted murder

A 45-year-old man faces charges for his alleged role in an assault that nearly turned fatal. Ontario police arrested the man on Aug. 8 after an investigation into the alleged crime. The man was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Aug. 15. It's likely that he is working with criminal defence representation to prepare for the legal proceedings. According to the police report, officers were called to a neighbourhood in Toronto around 9 p.m. the evening of Aug. 5 to investigate claims that someone had been injured in the vicinity. They found a 49-year-old man they say had been…

Ontario man facing homicide charges

A 36-year-old man in Tweed is facing serious jail time if he is found guilty of charges that he murdered another man. Ontario authorities charged the man with homicide after arresting him on the scene. The man is scheduled to appear in a Belleville court on Sept. 7 for his arraignment. Very little information has been released by police at this time, but it has been confirmed that the victim was a 53-year-old man. Ontario Provincial Police say they responded to a 911 call that brought them to a residential home in Tweed, where they found the body of the victim. He was identified…

3 arrested on drug crime charges

Police say they have uncovered and dismantled one of the biggest drug rings they have ever encountered. Ontario authorities arrested three people, including two Canadians and one Costa Rican, all of whom are now being held on drug crime charges. It will be up to prosecutors to actually prove the alleged connection between these individuals and the seized drugs. According to the police report, a sting operation taking place in multiple countries across the world ended up capturing some 1,062 kilograms of uncut cocaine. The estimated value of pure cocaine in this volume on the street is approximately $250 million. The three…


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