Greenstone OPP Lay Impaired Charges in Snowmobiling Incident

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Ontario Provincial Police
Ontario Provincial Police

GREENSTONE – On December 27, 2017, at approximately 11:30 pm, a member of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a young person operating a snowmobile without a helmet in the community of Geraldton, Ontario.

The officer conducted a stop with the driver and, as a result of the subsequent investigation, the young person was found to be operating the snowmobile under the influence of alcohol.

The driver was charged with:

  1. Driving while ability impaired by alcohol contrary to section 253 (1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  2. Driving with More than 80mgs. of Alcohol in blood contrary to section 253 (1)(b) of the Criminal Code

The accussed will appear in Geraldton Court on February 8, 2018, to answer to the charges.

None of the charges have been proven in court.

The Greenstone OPP would like to take this opportunity to remind the public to drive responsibly both on and off the roadways.

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