(RED LAKE, ON) – On July 20, 2018 at approximately 4:56 p.m., Red Lake OPP received a public complaint of an impaired boater on Red Lake.
Officers responded to the complaint and found the operator of the vessel to be under the influence of alcohol.
The male operator was arrested and transported to the Red Lake OPP detachment for test.
Coltinho CASTICO (29) of Red Lake has been charged with:
- Impaired operation of a vessel, contrary to Section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
- Operation of vessel with more than 80 mg of alcohol in blood, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code Canada.
CASTICO is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Red Lake on August 30, 2018 to answer to the charges.
The public is encouraged to call 911 or contact police at 1-888-310-1122whenever suspecting that a driver is impaired while operating a motor vehicle whether it is a Car, Truck, Motorcycle, ATV, Snowmobile, Boat or even an Airplane.
Source: OPP Media Release