(BLIND RIVER, ON) – Members of the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were responding to calls for service and participating in the Labour Day Weekend Traffic initiative this past weekend. Officers focused on distracted drivers from Friday, August 30, 2019 – Monday, September 2, 2019.
During this campaign, members of the East Algoma OPP laid 66 charges and are as follows:
- 39 speeding charges
- 4 hazardous moving vehicle violation charges
- 15 other HTA offence charges
- 2 Liquor Licence Act Charges
- 4 Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act charges
- 2 Warn Range Suspensions
- 1 Impaired Driving Charge
- 1 Other Provincial Offence
During this campaign, members of East Algoma OPP responded to 158 calls for service ranging from assaults to traffic complaints, motor vehicle collisions, 911 hang up calls, family disputes and trespassing.
Please remain committed to keeping our roads safe and focus on driving. We all have a part to play in safe road use.
The OPP appreciates the public’s support in reporting anyone suspected of driving or about to drive impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. Should you observe a suspected impaired driver, please dial 911 or contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.