On February 9, 2019 West Parry Sound OPP observed a female in a vehicle on James Street in Parry Sound, Ontario. Shortly before 2:30 a.m. an officer spoke to the driver and the investigation revealed she had consumed alcohol. The West Parry Sound Detachment arrested its eighth impaired driver of 2019.
Carissa Debassige, a 27-year-old female from Chigeeng First Nation, Ontario was arrested and charged with:
- Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
- Having care or control of a motor vehicle with open container of liquor
The driver was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear in Parry Sound, Court on February 21, 2019. The vehicle she was driving was impounded for seven days.