On January 23, 2023, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting general law enforcement duties including traffic enforcement on Highway 6 in Baldwin Township.
Police conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act violation and in speaking with the driver it was determined that they had consumed alcohol. The driver was arrested and taken to detachment for further testing.
Agillius OMINIKA, 35-years-old from Sables-Spanish Rivers Township was charged with:
Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus) contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) CC
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on March 13, 2023.