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Loretto women charged after injuring, biting three officers

January 4, 2024   ·   0 Comments

Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment have laid several criminal charges following an incident where three officers were injured in the Town of Caledon. 

On Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023 at approximately 3 p.m. officers were dispatched to a report of an intoxicated person throwing bottles at cars and people while standing in the middle of the road on Highway 50 south of Highway 9. 

The person had a dog with them who had bitten a person who had stopped to try and assist.

When officers arrived, they were faced with an aggressive dog as well as a combative individual. Officers, with the assistance of Caledon Animal Services, were able to secure the dog. In the course the arrest of the person, three officers were injured, two of whom were bitten by the person. The officers sustained minor injuries.

As a result of the incident, a 29-year-old female from Loretto has been charged with:

  • Mischief
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Assault Peace Officer
  • Public Intoxication

The accused are scheduled to appear in Orangeville Provincial Court in January 2024.

These charges have not been proven in court.

The civilian who was bitten by the dog prior to police arrival sustained minor injuries. Caledon By-Law Enforcement Services will be investigating regarding the dog bite.

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