Fort Frances – Impaired Driving Charges

Police keep expressing that if one drinks and drives they will be caught. Photo - DepositPhotos.com
Police keep expressing that if one drinks and drives they will be caught. Photo - DepositPhotos.com

FORT FRANCES – Over the weekend of December 6, to December 8, 2019, the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police continued to actively conduct enforcement of impaired drivers through the use of many different RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) initiatives.

As a result of these RIDE checkpoints and traffic stops three persons in the Rainy River District were charged criminally.

These charges included:

  1. Jody Jolicouer-Fisk age 50 years was charged with the operation of a motor vehicle while Impaired contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code and operation of a motor vehicle with blood alcohol concentration above 80 mg contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
  2. Cory Fry age 34 years was charged with the operation of a motor vehicle with blood alcohol concentration above 80 mg contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
  3. Keith Blair age 74 years was charged with the operation of a motor vehicle while Impaired contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code and operation of a motor vehicle with blood alcohol concentration above 80 mg contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.

None of the charges have been proven in court. The Rainy River District OPP would like to remind people to drive sober and make alternate arrangements for transportation if you will be consuming drugs or alcohol.

If you have information regarding possible impaired drivers in the Rainy River District, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000. You can also make anonymous reports to Crime Stoppers online at: http://www.p3tips.com/273