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Prohibited driver caught with stolen goods in Wawa: OPP

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A Wawa resident faces charges after a traffic stop in Wawa last week, Superior East OPP said in a news release issued today.

The full release is as follows:

On Nov. 25, 2021 at approximately 12:12 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. During the investigation, the driver was found to be prohibited from operating a motor vehicle. The driver was also found to be breaching their court ordered conditions, and in possession of stolen property. 

As a result, Colton Valliere, 28 years-of-age, of Wawa has been charged with the following:

  • Operation While Prohibited, contrary to section 320.18(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC) (Two Counts),
  • Failure to comply with Release Order, contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the CC,
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order, contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CC, and
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000, contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC.

The accused was remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.