Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Hitchhiker facing several charges Police seek driver who gave suspect a lift
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 1 Mar 2006, p. 1

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Halton Police would like to speak to the person who gave a hitchhiker a ride in Halton Hills Sunday. The motorist has been identified by police as a potential witness. The hitchhiker, who was charged with several offences, was picked up by an unknown motorist on 15 Sideroad near Fifth Line at approximately 5:15 p.m. then dropped off at Trafalgar Rd. at Maple Ave. where he was later apprehended by police. A 41-year-old Halton Hills man was charged with several offences including assault with a weapon, forcible confinement, impaired driving, having over 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, take a motor vehicle without owner's consent, utter death threats, possession of stolen property, break and enter and theft, and mischief. A number of the offences are domestic related and the name of the man is being withheld by police to protect the identity of the victim. Police report, prior to being arrested, the suspect fled Georgetown in the victim's car and was involved in a single-vehicle accident on 15 Sideroad near Fifth Line. The suspect was picked up while hitchhiking. The motorist, or anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Cyrus Irani at 905-878-5511 ext. 2105 or Crime Stoppers at 1800-222-TIPS

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Hitchhiker facing several charges Police seek driver who gave suspect a lift