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‘Failed to stop’: Quinte West motorcyclist faces numerous charges after incident with police

Photo via OPP

In the early hours of Tuesday, May 28, police in Quinte West charged a local motorcyclist with numerous offences after a complaint of a possibly impaired driver.

A media release explains that when officers located the motorcycle and attempted to stop it, the rider failed to stop and fled the location in a dangerous and reckless manner. The rider was located a short time later and was taken into custody.

Gregory Osmond, 32, was arrested and is charged under the Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act with: 

  • Flight from Police
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Operate while Prohibited
  • Operate Conveyance while Impaired by Alcohol
  • Refusal to Comply with a Demand
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order
  • Drive while Under Suspension
  • Fail to apply for permit upon being owner
  • Use plate not in accordance with act

Charges have not been proven in court.

The accused was found to be prohibited from driving anywhere in Canada. He remains in custody, with a remand hearing scheduled for May 29, 2024, before the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville. 

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