Blind River OPP Charge Woman for No Insurance and Expired Plates


On February 1, 2017, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol duties on Highway 17 in the Town of Blind River.

Shortly after 10:00 a.m., police observed a westbound vehicle with an expired validation sticker on its plate.   A traffic stop was initiated.  Investigation also determined the vehicle was not insured.

As a result, Sheila BOYER, 37 years of age, from Mississauga First Nation, Ontario was charged with:

  • Owner Operate Motor Vehicle on a Highway – No Insurance, contrary to section 2(1)(a) of the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act; and
  • Drive Motor Vehicle, No Currently Validated Permit, contrary to section 7(1)(a) of the Highway Traffic Act.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on March 29, 2017.



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