Gravenhurst Resident Charged With Impaired Driving On Hwy. 69


On May 14, 2022 at 3:11 p.m., Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment and Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (T.I.M.E) OPP responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 69, Burwash Township, in the District of Sudbury.

Police located the vehicle and it was determined that the driver was impaired. The driver was arrested and transported to the Sudbury OPP Detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Nigel Soares, 53-years-of-age, from Gravenhurst, was charged with:

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

The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on June 1, 2022, in Sudbury.

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


Please enter your comment!

Please enter your name here