On Sunday April 1, 2018 at approximately 12:32 a.m., officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a traffic violation on Water Street in Little Current, Ontario.
A traffic stop was conducted and the officers determined that the driver of the motor vehicle had been consuming alcoholic beverages.
As a result of the investigation, Alicia COLLINS, age 21, of Little Current, Ontario has been charged with:
Drive While Ability Impaired by Alcohol, contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC); and
Driving With Over 80 mg of Alcohol in Blood, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the CC; and
Novice Driver Blood Alcohol Concentration Above Zero contrary to section 44.1(3) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA); and with
Class G1 Licence Holder Unaccompanied by a Qualified Driver contrary to section 5(1) of the HTA- Ontario Regulation 340/94.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay, Ontario on May 8, 2018.
Impaired driving is a serious issue on Ontario roads. Every year, the OPP investigates a significant number of fatal motor vehicle collisions that are attributed to alcohol/drug-impaired drivers. Please call 9-1-1 if you suspect an impaired driver.