York Regional cop suspended for impaired driving in Oakville

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Published June 19, 2023 at 8:58 pm

An off-duty York Regional Police officer has been charged with impaired driving following a vehicle collision in the Town of Oakville, according to Halton Regional Police Service.

The incident occurred on June 18, shortly after midnight, at the intersection of Dundas St W., and Hospital Gate.

Halton officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at the and after conducting a thorough investigation, Ronald Tisdelle, a 32-year-old individual, was charged with ‘operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus.’

This incident comes as a second blow, as it follows another recent case involving a York Regional Police officer was given an 18-month suspension for driving under influence.

Expressing his disappointment, Chief Jim MacSween said, “York Regional Police takes a firm stance against impaired driving.”

“The alleged actions of this officer do not reflect the values of our organization or the professionalism demonstrated by our members each and every day.”

Fortunately, there were no injuries reporter from the collision.

Detective Constable Tisdelle has been a member of the police force since 2018 and was previously assigned to #3 District in the Criminal Investigations Bureau.

Currently, he is suspended with pay pending further proceedings.

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