Driver Charged With Impaired Operation


On July 4, 2020 at approximately 12 a.m., members from the West Parry Sound OPP were on general patrol on Riverside Drive in Britt. Police stopped a vehicle to ascertain the sobriety of the driver. After speaking with the driver, officers concluded a drug had been consumed. The driver was arrested and transported to the West Parry Sound OPP detachment where further testing was conducted.

As a result of further investigation, Karl Lizotte, age 40 of Britt, was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused is scheduled to appear in Parry Sound Court on August 6, 2020. The accused was issued a 90-day Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS), and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.


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