Male Charged with Impaired

drinking and driving

On Saturday June 30, 2018 an officer from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol of Myles Side Road in Sandfield Township, Ontario.

At approximately 6:33 p.m., the officer conducted a traffic stop. An investigation revealed that the driver had been consuming alcoholic beverages.

As a result, Darrell JAMES, age 43, of Carnarvon Township, Ontario has been charged with:

Driving With Over 80 mg of Alcohol in Blood, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay, Ontario on August 14, 2018.

The OPP is committed to safety for all who utilize Ontario’s roadways. Members of the public are urged to report Impaired Driving by calling 911 in emergency situations. Complaints of impaired, aggressive or careless driving can also be made by calling


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