Traffic stop leads to assault with weapon charge in Oakville


An Oakville man is facing several charges after a recent traffic stop in Oakville.

Just after 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, police investigated a driving complaint regarding a vehicle in the area of Garth Webb Public School.

While an officer was conducting a traffic stop, the driver allegedly exited the vehicle and advance d on the officer while holding a knife.

When the officer ordered the driver to drop the weapon, he complied.

After further investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of additional knives - both inside the pickup truck and concealed on his person,” said police.

It was also determined that the suspect was impaired by alcohol.”

21 year old Oakville man Diego Olivera-Molina was arrested and charged with:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Carry a concealed weapon
  • Operation while impaired
  • Blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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