West Parry Sound OPP Charge Same Driver Twice In A Short Period Of Time


On December 2, 2018 West Parry Sound OPP was on patrol on Highway 400 in McDougall Township. Just before midnight a vehicle was observed driving slower than the speed limit and veered onto the right shoulder of the highway. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was spoken to. Police could smell burnt cannabis coming from the vehicle. As a result of the investigation, Police located an amount of suspected cannabis marihuana.

Craig Williams, a 51-year-old man from Moose Deer Point First Nation, Ontario was charged with Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available. The driver failed the Standard Field Sobriety Test and was issued a 3-day driving suspension. The vehicle he was driving was towed from the roadway to a safe location.

In a second incident after 1:00 a.m., Police observed the driver operating a vehicle on Bowes Street in Parry Sound, Ontario. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was charged for Driving while under suspension, He was served a summons and is scheduled to appear in Parry Sound Court on January 3, 2019. The vehicle he was driving was impounded for seven days.  



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