On April 27, 2017, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members were on regular patrol duties on Hillside Drive South in the City of Elliot Lake.
At 2:40 p.m. police observed a pick-up truck in poor condition and a traffic stop was initiated. Investigation revealed numerous safety related deficiencies on the vehicle. As a result of the numerous defects, the vehicle was deemed to be unfit and unsafe. Subsequently, the license plates were seized and the vehicle was towed.
Robert WILSON, 60 years of age, from Elliot Lake, was charged with:
Operate Unsafe vehicle, contrary to section 84 of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on June 7, 2017.