Prohibited driver charged for the 23rd time

A 43-year-old man on parole with more than 20 prohibition orders not to drive has been arrested for operating a motor vehicle.

According to the DRPS, police received information about an orange Corvette driving erratically on Taunton Road in Oshawa shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 10).

“Later, an officer from Central West Division observed the vehicle at a high rate of speed westbound on Highway 2 at Garrard Road in Whitby. The vehicle did not stop at the red light and the vehicle was not pursued due to safety concerns,” reads a media release.

Police say further investigation identified the driver as Adam Simeunovich – the subject of 22 driving disqualifications and a federal parolee.

He was arrested by members of the DRPS Offender Management Unit, without incident, in Lindsay on Wednesday (Nov. 11) while getting out of a cab.

Simeunovich has been charged with 22 counts of operation while prohibited, dangerous operation and drive motor vehicle while suspended.

He was held for a bail hearing Thursday (Nov. 12).

Anyone with information on the case, particularly those related to the actions of the orange Corvette in Durham Region on Nov. 10, is asked to contact the lead investigator at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 2095.

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