Blind River Man Charged with Expired Travel Permit and No Insurance


On January 17, 2017, officer from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol duties in the Town of Blind River.

Shortly before 7:00 a.m., police observed a westbound vehicle on Leacock Street.  A traffic stop was initiated.  Investigation determined the vehicle had an expired travel permit and the driver could not produce a valid insurance card.

As a result, Robert MIDDAUGH, 28 years of age, from Blind River, Ontario, was charged and issued two provincial offence notices:

  • Drive Motor Vehicle Not In Accordance with Permit Limitations, contrary to section 8 of the Highway Traffic Act; and
  • Fail to Have Insurance Card, contrary to section 3(1) of the Compulsory Automobile Insure Act.



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