23 year old Charged with Impaired after Traffic Stop

drinking and driving

(BILLINGS TOWNSHIP, ON) – On January 7, 2023, at approximately 3:20 a.m., the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting general law enforcement duties on Highway 540 in Billings Township.

A traffic stop was conducted and it was determined the driver had been consuming alcoholic beverages. They were subsequently arrested and returned to detachment for further tests.

Chandler CLARKE, 23-years-old, from Gore Bay 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 is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay on January 18, 2023.


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