E-Bike Operator Charged With Impaired Driving In South River


Almaguin Highlands OPP say they responded to a missing person reported by a family member. Responding officers located the missing person on Saturday June 19, 2021 at 7:50 p.m., operating an E-Bike on Ena Avenue, South River.

Further police investigation revealed that the driver, James May, 37 years-of-age of South River in Ontario had been drinking and was subsequently arrested and charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

The accused was issued a 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension and vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The accused was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in court at the end of August.


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