OPP Police Press Releases STIRLING-RAWDON

Christopher CHILDS – Drunk Driving

(STIRLING-RAWDON, ON) – A single vehicle collision in Stirling-Rawdon has resulted in impaired driving charges.

Officers with the Central Hastings Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The Stirling-Rawdon Fire Department and Hastings-Quinte Paramedics responded to the crash near the intersection of Bronson Rapids and Bateman Roads just after 10:00 p.m. on July 5, 2024.

A pick-up truck had left the road and struck a tree.

First responders located a female passenger at the scene who was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The male driver had fled in the vehicle but was arrested in the area following a foot-pursuit. The male was transported to the detachment for testing.

As a result, Christopher CHILDS, age 23 of Centre Hastings was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on July 25, 2024.