Red Lake Man Faces Impaired Driving Charges

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RED LAKE – NEWS – On June 1, 2022, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers from the Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint and initiated a traffic stop in the Municipality of Red Lake.

While speaking with the driver, observations were made that the driver had been consuming alcohol. He was given a breath demand for a roadside test and failed. He was arrested for Impaired Operation and returned to the detachment for further tests.

As a result of the investigation Randy ROGOWSKY, 34, of Red Lake, was charged with:

  • 1x Operation while impaired -alcohol contrary to Section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  • 1x Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code August 18, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. 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.