OPP Blotter for Wednesday October 11th

0
police arrest

IMPAIRED DRIVER CAUSES EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO LOCAL MOTEL

(BRUCE MINES, ON) – On October 7, 2017, shortly after 4:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision that occurred at a local motel in the Town of Bruce Mines.

Investigation determined that an intoxicated male backed his pick-up truck through a motel window and caused extensive damage to the motel room. Police located the male driver in a motel room. When speaking to the driver the officer determined the driver had been consuming alcohol.

As a result of the investigation, Austin TUNNEY, 20 years of age from Espanola, Ontario was charged with:

  • Driving While Ability Impaired-Motor Vehicle (Alcohol), contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC); and
  • Driving with More Than 80 milligrams of Alcohol in Blood, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on November 2, 2017.

 

FEMALE DRIVES INTO DITCH CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED

(MUNICIPALITY OF HURON SHORES, ON) – On October 7, 2017, shortly after 1:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of the Town of Thessalon.

Investigation determined that an intoxicated female had been driving aggressively eastbound on Highway 17. The female driver then lost control and entered a ditch on Highway 17 in between Maple Ridge Road and North Livingston Road. While the officers were assisting the female driver out of the vehicle they determined the driver had been consuming alcohol.

As a result of the investigation, Marianne GIGUERE, 58 years of age from Thessalon First Nation, Ontario was charged with:

  • Driving While Ability Impaired-Motor Vehicle (Alcohol), contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC); and
  • Driving with More Than 80 milligrams of Alcohol in Blood, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on October 25, 2017.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here