Muskoka To-DAILY

Drivers face drug and alcohol impaired charges in separate incidents

HUNTSVILLE A pair of drug and alcohol impaired charges have been laid against a young man and a middle-aged man.

Provincial police here say that on Thursday July 13, 2017, at just before 9 p.m., OPP officers were alerted to a vehicle that had left a residence in the town of Huntsville, and the male driver had reportedly been drinking.

Officers located the Ford pick- up truck a short distance from where the complaint was initiated.

As a result, say police in a releasae, William Timothy McGiinnis, 49, of Huntsville was charged with Impaired Driving and having more than 80mgs of alcohol per 100mlts of blood under the Criminal Code of Canada.

He is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on August 16, 2017 to answer to his charges.

On Friday, July 14, 2017, just after 2 a.m., while on general patrol, OPP officers located an idling vehicle on Forbes Road.

They checked on the well-being of the driver and found that he had just smoked marijuana in the vehicle.

As a result, James O’Donnell, 22, of North Bay, was charged with Possession of a Schedule II drug under the CDSA and Care and Control of a vehicle while impaired by Drug under the Criminal Code of Canada.

He is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Huntsville On August 16, 2017 to answer to his charges.

 

The 90-Day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) program was initiated for both the accused and their vehicles were impounded for a period of 7 days.

 

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