Almaguin Highlands OPP Levy Multiple Impaired Driving Charges on Driver Speeding on Hwy 11

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On Saturday July 16, 2017 at around midnight, Almaguin Highlands OPP received a call of a possible impaired driver heading southbound on Highway 11 from North Bay.

Officers observed the vehicle travelling south at a high rate of speed and stopped the driver on Ontario Street in Burk’s Falls. Officers spoke to the driver and subsequently arrested a 22-year-old man from Wainfleet Township.

The accused was charged with driving while ability impaired; driving with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in blood; racing a motor vehicle – excessive speed; and having care or control of a motor vehicle with liquor readily available.

The accused was released from police custody and is to appear in court on Thursday, August 24, 2017 in Sundridge Ontario.

Photo Credit: OPP

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