ATV DRIVER ARRESTED, METHAMPHETAMINE FOUND

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(DRYDEN, ON) April 26, 2018, The Dryden Police Service has charged a 17 year old male for Careless Driving on Van Horne Avenue after a police investigation showed the driver drove his vehicle in a reckless manner near the Government Dock on April 24, 2018

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Police say they receive numerous complaints of serious traffic violations occurring near Government Dock annually with complaints ranging from speeding to stunt driving.

The offence of Careless Driving carries with it a fine of $490 along with 6 demerit points. Stunt Driving requires a court appearance with fines ranging from $2000 to $10 000 dollars, 6 demerit points, a 7 day automatic vehicle impoundment and both offences can lead to licences suspensions in some cases by the Ministry of Transportation.

We urge the public to report careless or reckless driving as it poses such a high risk to community safety.

Expired Plates lead to Drug Charges.

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On April 25, 2018, Dryden Police Officers stopped a SUV on Machin Ave for having expired licences plates. A further investigation of the driver, indicated that he was a Disqualified Driver and was in violation of numerous court orders from three different provinces. During his arrest, police located a small quality of Methamphetamine.

Gregory Francis HUCKLE – 46 years old of Dryden is charged with Driving While Disqualified, Possession of Methamphetamines and seven counts of Failing to Comply with his court orders. HUCKLE is currently in custody and awaiting a bail hearing in Sioux Lookout on April 27th.

Source: Dryden Police Service Media Release

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