Oliver Paipoonge – NEWS — On December 19, 2023, at approximately 08:00 a.m., a concerning incident unfolded on Highway 130, just east of Highway 11/17, as members of the Thunder Bay OPP Detachment responded to a motor vehicle collision. Thankfully, there were no reported injuries to police.
- The aftermath of the collision led investigators to a troubling discovery: the driver of the motor vehicle involved was impaired by alcohol.
- Taking immediate action, the police placed the driver, identified as Marissa BOIS, a 27-year-old from London, under arrest.
Marissa BOIS now faces a series of charges under the Criminal Code:
- Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
- Dangerous Operation
- Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand
After her arrest, BOIS was subsequently released from custody, with a court appearance scheduled before the Ontario Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on February 20, 2024.
The Ontario Provincial Police remains unwavering in its commitment to ensuring the safety of our roads. Their dedication to tackling alcohol/drug-impaired drivers through rigorous enforcement and public education is a testament to their mission.
Report Impaired Driving:
If you suspect someone is driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, remember that prompt action can save lives. Don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1 and report it immediately.