Brampton man charged for running police cruiser off the roadway
16th December 2022 – Peel Regional Police has arrested and charged a Brampton man, Gauravdeep Singh, after intentionally running a police cruiser off the roadway.
On July 30, 2021 at around 1:30 a.m. the culprit was found driving a stolen vehicle in the area of Hurontario Street and County Court Boulevard (which is minutes away from Sheridan College plaza in the City of Brampton). It is alleged that he, later, hit deliberately a police cruiser causing it to leave the roadway and managed to escape.
On 29th November 2022, the 22-year-old was arrested and charged on 12 counts:
- Motor Vehicle Theft
- Dangerous Operation (x 2)
- Flight from police officer
- Possession of Stolen Property (x 7)
- Fail to remain
The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on 30th November 2022.
“I want to thank your investigators and the support units that pursued this lengthy investigation to hold the accused accountable for their criminal and dangerous actions. It is a miracle that there were no serious injuries in this incident as this individual attempted to harm our officers, who accept the inherent risks associated with their jobs to keep our community safe.” Peel Regional Police Deputy Chief, Marc Andrews
Anyone who may have witnessed this collision or has video surveillance, or dashcam footage of the incident, is asked to contact the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.