Police say a car crash at Dupont Street and Davenport Avenue has led to a tow truck driver facing two fraud-related charges.
Two vehicles were involved in a collision on Jan. 22 at about 9:15 p.m. and, according to police, a tow truck operator arrived and towed one car away from the scene.
The vehicle was taken to a location not authorized under the City of Toronto bylaw.
Andrew Costa, 30, has been charged with one count each of fraud and obstructing a peace officer.
Police are advising the public that Toronto city bylaws prohibit tow truck operators from referring a driver or vehicle to a collision repair facility at any time, and that the choice of facility lies entirely with the registered owner of the damaged vehicle.
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