Drunk driving charge laid, also old possession of a controlled substance charge


(THUNDER BAY, ON) โ€“ย A 29-year-old Alexis Katrina Savas appeared in a Thunder Bay bail court this morning while in police custody. She was presented in court via video from the Thunder Bay Police Service station.


Savas was arrested on November 27th for an alleged drinking and driving incident.

His Worship, Justice of the Peace Bruce Leaman was presiding, along with Crown Attorney Emily Delaney and a duty counsel lawyer.

Savasโ€™ new charges are:

  • Operate a motor vehicle while impaired
  • Operate a motor vehicle with over 80mg

Her existing charge dated from May 17th, 2017, which is going through the justice system already is:

  • Possession of a controlled substance

The Crown states that the readings on the breathalyzer were about 0.160. The Crown consents to her release with a โ€œno drivingโ€ related condition.

Justice of the Peace Bruce Leaman grants the release. Savas is scheduled to appear back in court on Decemberย 14th, 2018 to address the matters before her.