On July 30, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., West Parry Sound OPP responded to a report of a possible impaired driver on Bowes Street in Parry Sound. Police located the vehicle and observed the vehicle cross the centre line. Police stopped the vehicle and the officer spoke to the driver determining that he had consumed alcohol.
As a result of the investigation Joseph Hand, a 42-year old male from Parry Sound, Ontario was arrested and charged with:
- Drive motor vehicle – over 80 mgs. of blood alcohol
- Drive motor vehicle while ability impaired – alcohol
- Drive while under suspension