On September 17, 2016, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol duties in the Town of Blind River.
Shortly before 11:00 a.m., police observed an eastbound vehicle on Causley Street with an expired validation sticker. A traffic stop was initiated. As a result of the investigation, the driver was also found to be unlicensed.
Joseph BRAY, 29 years of age from Blind River, Ontario, was issued two provincial offence notices and charged with:
- Drive Motor Vehicle, No Currently Validated permit, contrary to section 7(1)(a) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA); and
- Drive Motor Vehicle-No License, contrary to section 32(1) of the HTA.