HALDIMAND COUNTYON – An individual was taken into custody after erratic driving observed by police.

On June 19, 2024, at approximately 10:55 p.m., the Haldimand detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on general patrol when a pick-up truck brought attention to the officer on Main Street in Hagersville.

A traffic stop was conducted and upon speaking with the driver, it became obvious they had consumed alcohol. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest, but immediately became resistant. 

The accused was subdued by officers and transported to the OPP detachment for testing.

As a result of the investigation, 29-year-old Taiotorake KING from Ohsweken was charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Operation While Impaired
  • Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga on July 16, 2024.

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