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2 More Impaired Drivers Arrested

(CALEDON, ON) – Officer’s from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged two individuals with Impaired Operation.

On May 3, 2024, at approximately 12:44 a.m. officers received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Columbia Way in the Town of Caledon. During the investigation, officers formed grounds that one of the driver’s abilities to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol and was subsequently arrested.

Maya CASCALLAR, 20, of Bolton, was charged with:

  • Operation while Impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor
  • Class G1 licence driving at unlawful hour.
  • Class G1 licence unaccompanied by qualified driver
  • Young driver blood alcohol concentration above zero
  • Novice driver blood alcohol concentration above zero

A few minutes later officers responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired north on Airport Road and Mayfield. Observations from a witness advised that the vehicle was operating in a concerning manner. Officers located the vehicle on King Street near Airport Road. During the investigation, officers formed grounds that the driver’s ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol and was subsequently arrested.

Jagraj DHALIWAL, 31, of Brampton, was charged with:

  • Operation while Impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

Both accused are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on May 23, 2024, to answer to the charges. Their driver’s licence’s were suspended for a period of 90 days and the vehicles were impounded for seven.

The OPP remains committed to keeping our communities safe through enforcement and public education. Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol continue to pose a significant threat on Ontario roads. Whether a driver is impaired by alcohol or drugs, impaired is impaired, and impaired driving is dangerous regardless of the source of impairment. If you suspect that someone is driving while impaired, it is important to call 9-1-1 to report it.