Traffic Complaint Leads To Impaired Driving Arrest In Orillia


The Orillia OPP have arrested and charged an individual from Orillia with impaired driving after receiving a complaint in Orillia.

On June 22, 2022, shortly after 8 a.m., officers were dispatched to a traffic complaint at a local business near Barrie Road and West St in Orillia. Police located the driver and subsequently arrested and transported to the OPP detachment for further investigation. The driver registered a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) over three times the legal limit.

As a result, William Salverda, age 56, of Orillia, has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired- alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Operation while Prohibited

The accused was released on an Undertaking and is set to appear on July 12, 2022, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Orillia. Their vehicle was impounded for 45-days and an Administrative Drivers Licence suspension for 90 days was issued.


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