Pickle Lake – Impaired Charges Laid Against Mishkeegogamang Man

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PICKLE LAKE – NEWS – Shortly before 9:30 pm on September 4, 2020 members of the Pickle Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a possible impaired driver traveling on Hwy 599 between Pickle Lake and Mishkeegogamang First Nation. Officers located the vehicle, conducted a traffic stop, and commenced an investigation.

As a result of the investigation they conducted, Darryl Masakeyash (41) of Mishkeegogamang has been charged criminally with:

  • Operate Conveyance with 80 or more milligrams of alcohol in 100 ml of blood; and
  • Operate a Conveyance while prohibited under the criminal code.

He will appear in Mishkeegogamang Provincial Court on November 16, 2020, at 10:00 am to start to answer to this charge.

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.


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