OPP Report Impaired Driving Arrest in Ear Falls of Ron Mills

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(EAR FALLS) Members of the Ear Falls Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) took swift action, arresting and charging an individual with impaired operation in a recent incident.

Impaired Driving Arrest:

  • On December 15, 2023, just before 9:00 p.m., OPP officers on general patrol initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle in the Spruce Street area, Township of Ear Falls.
  • Subsequent investigation revealed the driver was impaired by alcohol, leading to the driver’s arrest.

Arrested Individual:

  • Ron MILLS, 54-years-old, of Ear Falls, has been arrested and charged under the Criminal Code with:
    • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
    • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

Legal Proceedings:

  • MILLS has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Red Lake on January 18, 2024.

OPP Commitment to Road Safety:

  • The OPP reaffirms its dedication to removing alcohol/drug-impaired drivers from roads through rigorous enforcement and public education.
  • Citizens are reminded that if they suspect someone is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, calling 9-1-1 is crucial to report the incident promptly.
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