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Tried to make getaway on public transit

Tried to make getaway on public transit

On Saturday the Halton Regional Police were called by GO Transit Security to the Oakville GO Station regarding a report of a  a male on the train holding a knife. When officers arrived, a short foot chase ensued. The male ran onto a stationary Oakville Transit Bus at the GO Station. The bus was evacuated and officers were able to de-escalate the situation and take the male into custody without injury.

Garrett RIDDELL-WATCHESTON (34yrs) faces a raft of charges and is being held in custody pending a Bail Hearing for the following offences:

– Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

– Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

– Theft Over $5000

– Obstruction of a Police Officer

– Possession of Break & Enter Tools

– Possession of Property Obtained By Crime Under $5000

– Possession of a Weapon Contrary to Court Order

– Fail to Comply With Probation (2 Counts)

– Possession of Fentanyl

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