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Man Charged with Impaired Driving

Approved by: 247 - July 27, 2021

On July 26, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 29-year-old Tony Agawa with impaired driving – alcohol and drugs.

Around 9:20 a.m. officers responded to a single vehicle collision in the area of Huron Street and Cathcart Street. Upon arrival officers observed a pickup truck which had struck a cement garden. Officers located the accused unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a pickup truck with the engine still running.

Officers attempted to wake the accused but he was unresponsive. Officers observed drug paraphernalia in the vehicle and developed grounds to believe the accused was impaired. Officers administered naloxone and the accused was transported to hospital.

Further investigation revealed, while travelling eastbound on Cathcart Street, the accused struck a vehicle parked in a driveway in the 400 block of Cathcart Street. Following the collision the accused fled the area, later striking the cement garden at the corner of Huron Street and Cathcart Street. The investigation also revealed the accused is a suspended driver.

After being treated at hospital, the accused was arrested. He is charged with impaired driving – alcohol and drugs, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop after an accident and failing to comply with an undertaking by occupying the driver seat of a motor vehicle. He was held for bail court.

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