MAN LANDS IMPAIRED CHARGES

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(FORT FRANCES , ON) โ€“ On July 29, 2018, at approximately 2:25 AM, a member of the Fort Frances Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a vehicle stop on Kingโ€™s Highway in Fort Frances.

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The officer spoke with the driver, whom he determined was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to the detachment, where he underwent more tests.

As a result of the investigation, Christopher BIG GEORGE, 26 years of age, of Couchiching First Nation, was charged with the following offences:

  1. Driving with more than 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in Blood contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
  2. Novice driver โ€“ B.A.C. (blood alcohol concentration) above zero contrary to section 44.1(3) of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario,
  3. Class G1 licence holder โ€“ drive at unlawful hour contrary to section 5(1)(6) of Highway Traffic Act Ontario Regulation 340/94.

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to attend court in answer to the charges at the Ontario Court of Justice in Fort Frances on August 27, 2018.

Source: OPP Media Release

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