Muskoka To-DAILY

Drinking, driving charges laid after traffic stops in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLEA pair of unrelated drivers lost their licences for 90 days and had their vehicles impounded after they were charged with driving offences after traffic stops.

Police were on patrol just before midnight Friday when the officer noticed a Honda Civic on Main Street that was being driven without it headlights on.

When stopped, the driver, Derek Todd, 37, of Novar was found to have been drinking. He was arrested and charged with having more than 80mgs of alcohol per 100mltrs of blood under the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused was released to appear in Ontario Court of Justice Huntsville on May 5th 2014 to answer to his charges.

On Saturday, April 5, just before 8 p.m. police observed a vehicle being driven erratically on Highway #11 near Rowanwood Road in Huntsville.

The officer stopped the vehicle and found the driver had been drinking.

As a result of the traffic stop Robert Irwin, 30, of Barrie, was charged with Impaired Driving and having more than 80mgs of alcohol per 100mltrs of blood under the Criminal Code of Canada.

He was also charged with Possession of Schedule 11 drug – marijuana under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.

He is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice Huntsville on June 4, 2014, to answer to his charges.

Both accused received 90-day licence suspensions and also had their vehicles towed and impounded for the mandatory seven-day requirement.

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