Impaired Driver Faces Charges after Motor Vehicle Collision near Red Lake

Ontario Provincial Police Crime report

RED LAKE – Another impaired driver arrested in Northwestern Ontario. This time in Red Lake region. The OPP report that on September 4, 2019, at approximately 11:00 pm cst, officers from the Red Lake Detachment were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) on Nungessor Road, approximately 55 kilometers north of Red Lake.

Officers located a single motor vehicle and made contact with the driver, who was asleep in the driver’s seat. The driver was subsequently arrested for Operation While Impaired and was returned to the detachment for further tests.

As a result of the investigation Dorianna STRANG, 22, of Pikangikum, was charged with:

  • 1x Operation While Impaired – Alcohol contrary to Section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  • 1x Operation While Impaired – 80 plus contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code

STRANG was released by way of a Promise to Appear in Red Lake court on October 17, 2019, at 9:00 am to answer to the charges. Motorists who drive impaired by alcohol or drugs are subject to drivers licence suspensions, fines, vehicle impoundments, criminal records and increased insurance costs. Please drive responsibly, don’t drink and drive.

The OPP is committed to safety for all who utilize Ontario’s roadways. Members of the public are urged to report Impaired Driving by calling 911 in emergency situations. Complaints of impaired, aggressive or careless driving can also be made by calling 1-888-310-1122.

None of the charges have been proven in court.