Male Arrested in Relation to Road Rage/Stabbing Incident in Oakville

Posted On Tuesday June 15, 2021

On Saturday, June 12, 2021 at approximately 4:45 pm, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to the area of Lakeshore Road East and Allan Street in Oakville for reports of a male who had been stabbed. 

Investigation at the scene determined that the victim had been involved in a road rage incident with the suspect near the area of Gairloch Gardens in Oakville.  The two vehicles followed one another and came to the intersection of Lakeshore Road East and Allan Street.  Both drivers exited their vehicles and an altercation ensued.  The suspect stabbed the victim in the face with a knife and then fled the scene in his vehicle.  The victim was transported to hospital with a laceration to his face.

Lakeshore Road was closed for a period of time due to the investigation.

On June 12, 2021, at approximately 7:45 pm, the accused attended Peel Police - 11 Division and turned himself in.

David Smallbone (35) of Mississauga has been charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon

Smallbone was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police are appealing to any witnesses who may have been in the area at the above date/time, as well as anyone with dash-cam or CCTV to contact Detective Mark Murray of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2284.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Police would also like to remind residents to avoid conflict while driving when possible.  Do not confront aggressive drivers and call police if you require assistance or witness dangerous behavior.

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca