Posts Tagged ‘death’

is a serious injury enough of a penalty?

If you commit a crime, and during the commission of that crime cause yourself a serious injury, can that be enough of a penalty? That is the question I ask myself in this case. Accused in York Region officer’s death granted bail Garrett Styles, 32, died in the line of duty last June. The teenager […]

Street Racing Claims Another

Police suspect that street racing led to another death this Thanksgiving Weekend. A 25-year-old man lost control of his Honda at 5:39 a.m. as he was bombing south along Kennedy Rd. just before Finch Ave. E. He barreled through the intersection, striking a hydrant and then a light pole. The back end of the car […]

Winter Safety

I was saddened to hear of a death on our roadways today. A preventable death. Whiteout conditions caused a multi-car pileup near Orillia just before noon today. There was one death and a number of injuries. The individual who died got out of their car and was struck by another vehicle. Drive Safe. It is […]

Death by Laptop

Heather Storey, 25, was driving to work on March 16 when her vehicle was in a collision. Heather’s laptop, which police suspect was lying on the back seat, flew up and hit her in the back of the head. The blow was hard enough to cause Heather’s death. Police suggest that your secure all personal […]

Another Taser Death

A 36 year-old man died in custody in Simcoe, Ontario, after he was tasered by police following a confrontation. On Monday morning, Provincial police responded to a report of an “unwanted male” causing a disturbance in an area just east of Turkey Point. The man was “combative” and was tasered. He was taken into custody […]