Chelmsford Man Has License Suspended & Vehicle Impounded After Driving Impaired


The following is a release from the OPP:

A driver has been charged for impaired driving after being stopped at a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program.
On November 16, 2022, at 8:59 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment and the Sudbury Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (T.I.M.E.) Team of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a R.I.D.E. program on Highway 17, Sudbury.
A vehicle entered the checkpoint and police determined the driver was impaired. The driver was arrested and transported to the Sudbury OPP Detachment for further testing. 
As a result of the investigation, a 38 year-old man from Chelmsford, was charged with:
"    Operation while impaired - alcohol and drugs, contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
"    Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the CC

The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on December 14, 2022, in Sudbury
The driver was issued a 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.