Impaired Driver Arrested and Charged with Several Offenses

OPP Mobile Command Unit

THUNDER BAY – On Sunday, September 17, 2017 at approximately 8:27pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a structure fire on Dog Lake Road in Gorham Township. The fire was reported as being suspicious in nature. A description of the vehicle that left the scene was provided to the officers.

While responding to the fire, officers were advised of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Kam Current Road. Officers attended the collision and located a vehicle in the ditch.

While speaking with the driver, officers determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to detachment for further tests.

Further investigation revealed that the driver involved in the collision was also suspected of initiating the fire on Dog lake Road.

Trevor FRON, a thirty-six-year-old male from Thunder Bay was arrested and charged with:

-Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code,

-Operate a Motor Vehicle with Over 80 mgs of Alcohol contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code,

-Arson – Damage to Property contrary to section 434 of the Criminal Code and,

-Break and Enter – Commit an Indictable Offence contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.

FRON was held in custody for a video court appearance.

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